A drug-resistant strain of malaria has been reported in Myanmar near the border with India, alarming experts who warn that it could rapidly spread and infect people around the world.
The shipping lanes of Asia were home to 75 percent of all piracy operations last year worldwide — an increase of 22 percent over 2013
A new program run by a theatre company is teaching Papua New Guineans in remote communities how to combat violence against those suspected of witchcraft, who are often maimed, beheaded, or burned alive.
The former head of South Korea's intelligence agency oversaw the organization as members sought to smear the president's political opponents.
The enormous bust highlights China's growing role as the principal producer of Methamphetamine in Asia, as Indonesia continues a hardline drug crackdown.
Tony Abbott reinstated knighthoods without consulting his party colleagues, and didn't consult them about awarding the honor to Prince Philip. Now he faces open rebellion over his praise for the British Monarchy.
Australia's immigration minister describes the Cambodian government as a "credible" partner, but human rights activists argue that Cambodia's refugee record is dreadful.
The erratic character of Man Haron Monis has taken a new turn with revelations he tried to join Australia's biggest outlaw motorcycle gang.
An anonymous Twitter user has captivated Turkey with explosive revelations, including the claim that the country's president plotted terrorist-style attacks on civilians to frame his opponents.
Refugees from Afghanistan's Hazara minority are being forcibly removed from Australia. Back in their homeland, they're subject to Taliban persecution and criminal extortion.