Dozens of farming villages across the Philippines have held water buffalo races to celebrate the feast of Saint John the Baptist.
A large piece of debris found in Tanzania may be linked to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
Malaysia's Muslim Association of Visually Impaired People is printing braille version of the Koran, with each copy taking four hours to print.
Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox has walked out of the end of a TV debate with a tobacco spokesman after comments about Australia's plain packaging rules.
A Chinese media outlet that carried a call for President Xi Jinping to resign has been shut down and two of its staff have been detained for more than 100 days,...
Pyongyang on Saturday rejected the UN Security Council's sharp criticism of its latest missile tests and blamed the United States for driving the divided...
Japan's prime minister, who's up for re-election in two weeks, wants to amend the country's pacifist constitution.
The largest cruise ship set to be based in Australia, Royal Caribbean's Ovation Of The Seas, has been officially named in a ceremony in China.
The Indonesian government has called on the Philippine government to secure its seas after more Indonesian crews are taken hostage.
Asylum seekers in Indonesia have rejected a claim by the Australian immigration minister that they are "ready to get on boats".
The region near Yancheng city in China has been struck by 125km/h winds and hailstorms, causing loss of life and widespread damage.
Not even melons are safe from being branded with Hello Kitty's unsmiling face in Japan.
An Auckland man jailed for distributing extremist propaganda had to be dragged out of court as his sentence was read.
The Chinese government says will punish those in positions of responsibility for "poisoned" school running tracks.
China's corruption watchdog says Tang Gongmei has "surrendered" and returned to China from Australia, where she fled to in 2008.

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