Former Maldives president Nasheed jailed for 13 years
Nasheed called on his supporters to take to the streets to protest against the sentence after a trial his party said was 'blatantly politicized.'
Dozens feared dead as cyclone pounds Pacific island of Vanuatu
The full extent of the damage is unknown, with limited communications in place after Super Cyclone Pam.
The vile abuse of Singapore’s domestic workers
Singapore's 'silent army' of foreign domestic workers is dangerously unprotected.
Tony Abbott ate a raw unpeeled onion because YOLO (VIDEO)
Onion breath probably isn't going to help his approval ratings, though.
I wanted to look like a K-Pop star. So I went to a plastic surgery clinic
Here is the story — and the before and after photos of my transformation.
North Korea + Russia = Friends forever?
Under one proposed investment deal, Moscow would gain access to North Korea’s reportedly rich mineral deposits in exchange for building new railways in the hermit kingdom.
Cops are beating up students in Myanmar again
But this time, it could cost the country billions of dollars.
It turns out communist Vietnam loves capitalism more than the US does
Polls show the 'American Dream' is alive in Hanoi. In America? Not so much.
Myanmar police beat students protesting against education bill
Police, who also traded slingshot fire with protesters, had said they would allow the students to continue their march on Tuesday, but that agreement fell apart.
These Pakistani sisters will make you actually want to listen to a Justin Bieber song
Here are 25 reasons why Seoul is now Asia’s coolest city
Tokyo is yesterday's news.
Malaysian PM vows to keep up search for MH370, report offers no new clues
Investigators believe the plane was flown thousands of miles off course before eventually crashing into the ocean off Australia.
Many Westerners pouring into Myanmar have no idea how offensive they are being
And in Myanmar, dissing Buddha can bring on death threats and prison time.
Two Australian drug smugglers on Indonesian death row have arrived on 'execution island'
Execution could be imminent for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the ringleaders of the so-called "Bali Nine" drug smuggling gang.
After Tony Abbott’s insults, Indonesians seek to refund Australia for tsunami aid
Hoping to block the execution of two Australians, the prime minister unleashed social media outrage among Indonesia's many death penalty supporters.
US 'deeply concerned' by North Korean nuclear advances
Experts warn North Korea could have as many as 100 nuclear weapons within five years.
Check out these gorgeous photos of Chinese New Year celebrations around the world
From Indonesia to England, revelers are ringing in the year of the sheep.
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India seals nuclear energy pact with Sri Lanka
Since coming to power last year, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached out to neighbors, offering to build power stations and ports, in a bid to push back against China.
Tony Abbott is still Australia's prime minister
But is he a lame duck? Australia's bruised leader barely survives a challenge to his leadership.
Tony Abbott's own party is trying to oust him from office
A junior member of Prime Minister Tony Abbott's own party has called for a vote to replace the Australian leader.
Taiwan plane crashes into river after take-off, killing 23 (PHOTOS)
The plane was carrying 58 passengers and crew when it crashed. The disaster was caught on video.
Pro-democracy protesters back in Hong Kong, no violence
The large-scale rally Sunday was the first since demonstrations rocked the global financial hub late last year.
Australian court rules it wasn't illegal to detain migrants at sea for a month
The decision is a win for Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his tough immigration policy.
Across Asia, sex is a handy form of bribery
Trading sex for favors is often legal, or difficult to enforce. Vietnam is cracking down.
7 natural wonders that humans could destroy within a generation
Unless things change, say goodbye to the Great Barrier Reef.
Thailand considered sourcing your fish dinner with prison labor
The astoundingly bad idea highlights the terrible state of affairs in Thailand's fishing industry.
Pain and gain: Inside the world of Australia’s female body builders
Badass women building figures out of solid muscle now rule this formerly male-dominated sport.
Sri Lanka votes longtime president out of office
Marred by a decade of nepotism and corruption, President Mahinda Rajapaksa is out. Opposition candidate Mithripala Sirisena is in.
Homes burn to the ground as South Australia battles worst wildfires in decades
Meanwhile, a brutal heatwave in Perth is setting records.
More AirAsia wreckage found but weather frustrates divers
Indonesian officials say five pieces of wreckage have now been pinpointed on the sea floor off Borneo.