The older half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was reportedly assassinated at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte angrily dressed down more than 200 police officers on national television, calling them 'rotten to the core.'
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis said he will back Japan's claims to islands also claimed by China. Will this be seen as a new signal of aggression by Trump administration toward China?
The new US Defense secretary said that the United States would stand 'shoulder-to-shoulder' with South Korea against the threat posed by North Korea.
Some 7,000 Filipinos have been killed in the government's anti-drug campaign since President Rodrigo Duterte took office this summer.
As Singapore goes all out to reverse its ultralow fertility rate, many nations facing tough economic and social problems as the ranks of young people dwindle watch closely for lessons.
The Chinese New Year is a time for travel and celebration. For many in China, it is the only time of year that they can be together with their families.
In his first news conference with foreign media since defecting in August, former North Korean diplomat Thae Yong Ho described the country as being 'on a slippery slope.'
The Israeli government says that a majority of the housing units will be built in settlement blocs, areas where most settlers live and that Israel wants to keep under its control in the event of any future peace deal with the Palestinians.
On Tuesday, China said it had 'irrefutable' sovereignty over the disputed islands, after the White House vowed to defend 'international territories' in the strategic waterway.
A government panel looking into the prospect of Emperor Akihito's abdication suggests that one-time legislation could permit the current emperor to step down from his duties, avoiding any permanent change to the system.