Search teams have recovered the remains of at least 42 people killed by a devastating wildfire that largely incinerated the town of Paradise in northern California, making it the deadliest single wildland blaze in state history, authorities said on Monday (Nov 12).
The 11th elephant festival took place in Laos’s northwestern province of Sayabouly on February 18.
Robot probes sent to one of Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear reactors have suggested worse-than-anticipated challenges for the plant's ongoing cleanup.
Prosecutors on Friday arrested the de facto head of South Korea’s largest conglomerate, Samsung, on bribery and other charges related to a political corruption scandal that triggered the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye.
(VNF) - China and Britain have pledged to promote free trade and cooperate on building a open world economy, fanning efforts to shore up what the two governments have called a "golden era" in their relationship, the Xinhua news agency reported on Friday.
Kim Jong-nam had no conflict with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as rumored as well as that the leader has no reason to hate his brother.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's brother has been assassinated in Malaysia, South Korean media reports.
A Pakistani court has banned public celebrations of Valentine's Day in the capital Islamabad while Indonesian students plan to spurn the event, as the festival of love gets a chilly reception in parts of Asia.
Several Chinese cities have shut down their poultry markets in the wake of a bird flu outbreak that has killed at least two dozen people this year across China.
Germany's parliamentary assembly has elected Frank-Walter Steinmeier, a Social Democrat, as the country's president.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived at Joint Base Andrews on Thursday (Feb. 9th) evening ahead of a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.
China is to begin taking fingerprints of all foreign visitors as it steps up security on its borders, the Ministry of Public Security said on Thursday (Feb 9).
The Philippines is seeking US and Chinese help to guard a major sea lane as Islamic militants shift attacks to international shipping, officials said Wednesday.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe heads to Washington on Thursday hoping promises to help create U.S. jobs and bolster Japan's military will persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to turn down the heat on trade and currency and stand by the decades-old alliance.
President Donald Trump vowed Monday to allow only people who "want to love our country" into the United States, defending his immigration and refugee restrictions as he made his first visit to the headquarters for U.S. Central Command.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Lao government have signed an agreement for a 12 million-USD loan and grant package from 2017 to 2022, to bolster health security in 12 provinces of Laos and the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS).
Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's 63rd monarch, has steered the monarchy through decades of social change while remaining a symbol of national stability in a shifting world.