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SEOUL, South Korea — Twelve South Korean women who were forced into sexual slavery by Japan's military in World War II have sued the...

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar — Hundreds of representatives of Myanmar's ethnic tribes gathered Wednesday in the country's capital for historic peace talks with the government aimed...

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has executed a vice premier and banished two other top officials to rural areas for re-education, South Korean...

MOSCOW — Whether Uzbekistan's president is at death's door or has already passed through is unclear, but that may not be the greatest uncertainty...

NEW YORK — Every few months, a pilot somewhere in the world is stopped before a jet takes off because of suspicion of drunkenness....

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told Myanmar on Tuesday that the world is very concerned about the tens of thousands of Rohingya...

YANGON, Myanmar — A prominent anti-Muslim group of Buddhist nationalists in Myanmar is criticizing former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on social media, and accidentally...

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal mountaineering authorities have determined that an Indian couple faked a Mount Everest ascent earlier this year by altering photographs to...

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodian police arrested 64 people from mainland China and Taiwan on Tuesday, accusing them of taking part in an internet...

NEW DELHI — The United States and India agreed Tuesday to boost counterterrorism cooperation by expanding intelligence sharing about known or suspected extremists and...

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