The Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali has spewed ash and smoke.
Japanese police say a woman has confessed to putting four newborns in concrete-filled buckets two decades ago.
"I was so relieved that there was a way to please my parents without getting trapped in a marriage with some poor straight man."
A Chinese court sentenced prominent human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong to two years in prison for "inciting subversion" on Tuesday, the latest jailing in an...
Amnesty International has accused Myanmar's government of practising apartheid in relation to its treatment of Rohingya Muslims.
Japan's 'Twitter killer', who is suspected of murdering and dismembering nine people he met on social media, was charged with his first count of homicide on Monday.
Producers have delayed the release of a controversial Indian film as a nationalist politician offers a bounty for the beheading of its star and director.
Well-travelled playmaker Blake Green has signed a three-year NRL deal with the Warriors, where he'll partner Shaun Johnson in the halves.
A court ruling that means nearly 3700 people had their DNA unlawfully taken by police since 2010 has prompted a call for a law change by the Law Commissioner.
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi says the world is facing instability and conflict in part because illegal immigration spreads terrorism.
An Indian ruling party politician has been left red-faced after a video of him urinating in public went viral on World Toilet Day, despite government efforts to...
Human Rights Watch has urged the Chinese government to stop building big data policing platforms.
China says the Rohingya crisis can be addressed by a three-phase plan, acceptable to Myanmar and Bangladesh.
Indonesian authorities have arrested a politician who has long evaded questions over alleged role in theft of $US170 million in public money.
A tsunami threat has passed after a magnitude-7.0 earthquake struck off the coast of New Caledonia, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre in Hawaii.
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