KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A female member of Afghanistan's peace negotiating team was lightly wounded in an assassination attempt, officials said Saturday.
NEW DELHI (AP) - The prime ministers of India and Nepal spoke over the phone on Saturday to try to ease bilateral tensions that have existed since a border dispute erupted between the two countries in May.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Thousands of anti-government protesters, armed with umbrellas and raincoats, marched through the soggy streets of South Korea's capital on Saturday, ignoring official pleas to stay home amid a surge in coronavirus infections.
BANGKOK (AP) - A student leader of Thailand's anti-government movement vowed to continue his protesting after being released on bail Saturday, a day after his arrest on a sedition charge.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea on Saturday announced stronger social distancing restrictions for its greater capital area where a surge in COVID-19 cases has threatened to erase the hard-won gains against the virus.
NEW DELHI (AP) - India's prime minister said Saturday his country has done well in containing the coronavirus pandemic and announced $1.46 trillion in infrastructure projects to boost the sagging economy.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday offered talks with Japan to resolve a bitter feud over wartime grievances as the nation celebrated the 75th anniversary of its liberation from Japanese colonial rule at the end of World War II.
TOKYO (AP) - Japan on Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Emperor Naruhito expressing "deep remorse" over his country's wartime actions at a somber annual ceremony curtailed by the coronavirus pandemic.
SYDNEY (AP) - A woman has survived a great white shark attack on Australia's east coast after her surfing companion repeatedly punched it until it let her go.
TOKYO (AP) - Northeast Asia doesn't so much repeat history as drag it along like an anchor.
TOKYO (AP) - The Pacific War was so massive, so calamitous, it can be difficult to put it in context. There was the Marco Polo Bridge Incident that triggered the Sino-Japanese War, the Battle of Midway that changed the course of the war and the dramatic flag-raising on Iwo Jima.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - The leader of a little-known Cambodian political party was arrested Friday for comments about the alleged encroachment on the country's territory by Vietnam, the second arrest in two weeks related to the politically sensitive subject.
SRINAGAR, India (AP) - Anti-India rebels in Indian-controlled Kashmir attacked a police party in the disputed region's main city Friday, killing two officers and injuring another, police said.
NEW DELHI (AP) - India's coronavirus death toll overtook Britain's to become the fourth-highest in the world with another single-day record increase in cases Friday.
BANGKOK (AP) - Two migrant workers from Myanmar convicted in the 2014 killings of two young British tourists on a Thai holiday island have had their death sentences reduced to life imprisonment.
NEW DELHI (AP) - India urged China on Friday to expedite the complete disengagement of troops from border areas in eastern Ladakh, where thousands of soldiers from the two countries have remained in a tense standoff since May.
BANGKOK (AP) - Student activists at Thailand's most prestigious university defied a ban by college administrators and staged an anti-government rally on Friday, as a prominent protest leader was arrested elsewhere for his involvement in a previous demonstration.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Afghanistan has released the first 80 of a final 400 Taliban prisoners, paving the way for negotiations between the warring sides in Afghanistan's protracted conflict, the government said Friday.
BEIJING (AP) - China accused the United States on Friday of trying to "demonize and stigmatize" relations between the two countries, in a scathing attack on the Trump administration's designation of Chinese-funded language and culture programs in the U.S. as foreign missions of the Chinese Communist Party.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - More people in Indonesia rolled up their sleeves Friday to test a potential coronavirus vaccine developed by a Chinese company.