The United States military hopes to send a sophisticated missile defence system to South Korea "as quickly as possible," the Pentagon said on Monday.
09 Feb 2016 04:20
One of 10 Indian soldiers feared dead after an avalanche six days ago in the remote Himalayas has been miraculously rescued alive, officials said.
09 Feb 2016 08:10
Riot police used batons and pepper spray early on Tuesday to disperse crowds after clashes erupted when authorities tried to move illegal street vendors from a working-class district, the worst street violence since pro-democracy protests in late 2014.
09 Feb 2016 09:39
After a slump in arrivals following the MERS outbreak in 2015, South Korea is wooing Chinese tourists during the Lunar New Year festivities.
08 Feb 2016 23:10
A special investigation team set up in Pakistan to probe a deadly assault on an Indian air base last month found no evidence implicating the leader of the group India blamed for the attack, Pakistani security officials said on Monday.
08 Feb 2016 08:46
Rescuers pulled out alive an eight-year-old girl and her aunt from the rubble of a Taiwan apartment block on Monday, more than 60 hours after it was toppled by a quake, as the mayor of the southern city of Tainan warned the death toll could exceed 100.
09 Feb 2016 01:26
A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island early Tuesday, US seismologists said, with no immediate tsunami warning issued.