"Taking and running away" custom mostly older men taking underage brides by force in central Asian nation, despite being outlawed.
A ceasefire declared by Muslim Rohingya insurgents is about to come to an end
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe has set an Oct 22 election date and dissolved parliament.
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is urged to intervene in Rohingya crisis but IRC chief David Miliband says it's not that simple
President Duterte's son denies involvement in a methamphetamine smuggling operation as his father carries out a deadly crackdown on drug crime.
South Korea pushes for talks with the North in a bid to use dialogue rather than sanctions to curb Pyongyang's missile tests
How will Asia will cope with exploding food demand and the challenges of global warming in the coming years?
North Korea launches yet another missile test off its coast. This one comes ahead of a G20 meeting in Berlin plus July 4 celebrations in the USA
The president of the Philippines has warned he will deal harshly with militants after martial law was declared on the southern Mindanao island.
Mehriban Aliyeva is the Moscow-educated wife of Azeri president Ilham Aliyev, and as of this week will serve as the country’s Vice President.
North Korea's most highly-ranked defector in years says Kim Jung-un's regime is crumbling
Barack Obama has reminded China that an international ruling rejecting Beijing’s territorial claims in the South China Sea is “binding”.
South Korea has a new prime minister. Parliament approved the appointment of Lee Wan-koo by a narrow margin with 148 for, to 128 against. The whole