A social media firestorm that forced Disney to withdraw a movie costume amid accusations it represented "brown face" shows Pacific islanders will no longer accept...
A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off Fiji on Sunday shortly after another hit off Tonga but there was no threat of a tsunami, US seismologists said.
Philippines Foreign Minister Perfecto Yasay told the United Nations on Saturday his country's new president, Rodrigo Duterte, had an "unprecedented" mandate and...
Nearly two million people in Aleppo have been left with no running water, with the UN warning of a risk of catastrophic outbreaks of water-borne diseases.
Floods brought on by monsoon rains that have been ongoing since Tuesday have inundated parts of Indian technology hub Hyderabad.
Indonesia is campaigning to become a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council.
The US Geological Survey has recorded a magnitude 6.5 earthquake off the Philippine's Mindanao island.
North Korea's foreign minister has told the United Nations that "going nuclear" is his country's only way to defend itself and vowed to further bolster its...
Three Thai police have been killed after a bomb and gun attack by insurgents in the southern province of Yala.
Chinese social media users were in an uproar Friday over restoration of a 700-year-old section of the Great Wall that has been covered in concrete, turning it...
A strong undersea earthquake has struck 226km southeast of Tokyo, with no reports of damage.
Rodrigo Duterte wants UN chief Ban Ki-Moon to see the good his anti-drug crackdown is doing.
A boat carrying almost 30 tonnes of the substance ammonium nitrate - often used in explosives - has been intercepted off Bali.
Possible debris from missing passenger jet MH370 handed over by a US amateur investigator was not "exposed to heat or fire", Australian authorities said Thursday,...
At least 20 people have died and thousands have been displaced with mud and flood waters choking homes in West Java.
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