Sheikh Hasina wins third term in Bangladesh elections marred by deadly violence

Bangladesh's Sheikh Hasina has won a third consecutive term as prime minister, the country's Election Commission said Monday, in a poll marred by deadly...

Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage in historic first for Asia

Lawmakers in Taiwan have approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage, a landmark decision that makes the self-ruled island the first place in Asia to...

Dead whale in Indonesia had swallowed 1,000 pieces of plastic

In just the latest reminder of the dangers of pollution in our oceans, a dead whale in Indonesia has been found with 13.2 pounds...

15 trapped miners feared dead in India as flooding thwarts rescue efforts

Nearly two weeks after 15 miners became trapped in an illegal coal mine in northeastern India, rescue efforts to save them have been hampered...

China is becoming an election issue in Asia. And that’s bad news for Beijing

Two years ago, Indonesian President Joko Widodo -- also known as Jokowi -- stood shoulder to shoulder with Xi Jinping for a group photo to celebrate...

Protests turn violent at Indian temple as devotees try to keep women out

A temple in the southern Indian state of Kerala opened its doors to women for the first time in centuries Wednesday, but no women...

Woman charged with Kim Jong Nam’s killing freed in shock ruling CNN Digital Expansion...

The Indonesian woman accused of using a deadly nerve agent to kill Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un,...

China suspends scientists who claim to have produced first gene-edited babies

China has suspended the research activities of the scientists who claimed to have created the world's first gene-edited babies, state-run Xinhua news reported Thursday. The...

Four UK citizens arrested in China days after drug crackdown involving foreigners

Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese police announced...

New year, new weapons: Are China’s latest science fiction or battle ready?

Since the beginning of January, the Chinese military has revealed a dizzying array of sophisticated and powerful new weaponry. The testing of some of these...

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