Three rhinoceros calves, rescued during monsoon floods over the past two years at a famed wildlife preserve in India's northeast, were transported Friday to a zoo as part of a conservation program.
Japan's coast guard says a Hong Kong-registered freighter sank in rough seas off the Philippine coast, leaving 11 crewmembers missing.
The Pakistani Taliban says it has killed a local journalist in the country's volatile northwest.
Eleven Thai elephants, doused in powder to appear an auspicious white, stood at attention and trumpeted grandly at a ceremony Friday in Thailand's ancient royal capital, Ayutthaya, marking one year since King Bhumibol Adulyadej's death.
An attorney says India's Supreme Court has postponed a decision on whether the government can evict about 40,000 Rohingya Muslims who have taken refuge in the country.
A Hong Kong court has convicted 20 activists, including student leader Joshua Wong, for defying authorities trying to clear a protest site during massive 2014 pro-democracy demonstrations in the Chinese-controlled city.
Japanese steel maker Kobe Steel has disclosed nine new cases of falsified information about products and materials it sold for use in cars, aircraft and a slew of other products.
A South Korean court has extended the detention of former President Park Geun-hye, who is on trial over broad corruption allegations that led to her removal from office and arrest in March.
A former Estonia prime minister has said he will step down as deputy speaker of the Baltic country's parliament after a scandal involving sexual harassment by members of an Estonian trade delegation during a visit to Malaysia last month.
Police say one police officer was killed and another four were injured when they were fired at by members of a Gorkha organization demanding a new state be carved in the region of West Bengal state where they live.
South Korea has detected a fourth small earthquake near North Korea's main nuclear test site after the country's sixth and most powerful nuclear test explosion last month.
The indictment of former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter and son-in-law on corruption charges has been delayed following clashes between his supporters and police outside the court in Islamabad.
Floods and landslides caused by a tropical depression have killed 54 people in northern and central Vietnam while rescuers were trying to search for another 39 people still missing, officials say.
Thais marked one year since the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej with formal ceremonies and acts of personal devotion before an elaborate five-day funeral later this month.
The United Arab Emirates says it will stop issuing new visas to North Korean laborers, becoming the latest Gulf country to cut back on ties to Pyongyang amid tensions between North Korea and the U.S. The announcement by the UAE Foreign Ministry on Thursday night did not address the thousands of North Korean laborers already working in the Emirates.
Myanmar embattled leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has called for national unity and created a committee that will coordinate all international and local assistance in violence-struck Rakhine state.
The Latest on the release of an American woman, her husband and their three children after being held for years by a group with ties to the Taliban (all times local): 6:15 p.m. President Donald Trump is praising the release of a family long held by a group with ties to the Taliban.
An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been released after years held captive by a network with ties to the Taliban.
Australia's top diplomat has visited the heavily fortified border between the two Koreas and says her government hopes there will be no need for military action against North Korea over its weapons programs.
Myanmar's ambassador to Japan says there is no ethnic cleansing or genocide of Rohingya Muslims in his country despite violence that has led a half million of them to flee the country.
Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines have begun coordinated air patrols to intensify their fight against Islamic militants who have laid siege to a southern Philippine city.
China's best known report on personal riches says property tycoon Xu Jiayin has become the country's wealthiest person, knocking billionaire Wang Jianlin off the top spot.
India's top court has ruled that having sexual intercourse with a wife younger than 18 is rape, a decision that activists say is an important step toward ending child marriages.
A volcano in southwestern Japan has erupted for the first time in six years and spread ash in nearby cities and towns.