A video released by the UN Command in Seoul shows the dramatic escape under fire of a North Korean defector.
Automated cleaning machines, robots that operate forklifts and robotic teachers are among the models on display at SoftBank Robot World 2017.
Virtual reality software is enabling people in Hong Kong to honour Confucian traditions of filial obligation to their departed ancestors.
Ash and steam is spewing from Bali's Mount Agung Volcano and an exclusion zone is in place for 7.5 kilometres around the eruption zone.
Ash and steam is spewing from Bali's Mount Agung Volcano and an exclusion zone is in place for 7.5 kilometres around the eruption zone.
Japanese police say a woman has confessed to putting four newborns in concrete-filled buckets two decades ago.
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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.
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