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Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will "be the first one" to abide by a new law banning sexual harassment, his spokesman said, after critics highlighted the outspoken leader's appalling record on the issue.
The Australian government has called on China release a young Australian boy and his mother who have been unable to leave Xinjiang since 2017.
Almost six million people are under threat from rising flood waters across South Asia, where hundreds of thousands of people have already been displaced as a result of heavy monsoon rains.
Muslim nations are defending China's crackdown on Muslims. It shatters the myth of Islamic solidarity
Last week, a number of Muslim-majority countries praised China's human rights record, dismissing reports of a widespread crackdown on Muslims there. Experts say it's proof of Beijing's growing power.
Millions of school students have started their long summer vacation this month, but for some the two-month break won't be much of a holiday.
The death toll in South Asia continues to rise after flooding and landslides ravaged the border region of India and Nepal, leaving tens of thousands displaced and millions affected.
South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the country's toxic work culture.
For five weeks, Hong Kong has been rocked by large protests sparked by a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, and the city's summer of dissent is showing no sign of abating.
The Chinese government held military drills off the coast of Taiwan as tensions rise between Beijing and Washington over US support for the island that China views as a renegade province.
A 9-year-old Chinese girl's mysterious weeklong disappearance came to a tragic end Sunday after authorities confirmed her lifeless body had been found in the East China Sea.
Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 other countries formally condemned Beijing for the mass detention of ethnic and religious minorities in the country's Xinjiang region.
At least 65 people have died in Nepal with dozens missing after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides over the weekend.
India's historic mission to land a rover on the surface of the moon was called off Monday due to a "technical snag," the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) said.
A Canadian citizen has been detained in Yantai, a city in northeastern China, Global Affairs Canada confirmed to CNN.
This 6-year-old from India died in the Arizona desert. She loved dancing and dreamed of meeting her dad
It's been a month since Border Patrol agents found 6-year-old Gurupreet Kaur's remains just north of the US-Mexico border. But for her family, no matter how much time passes, the pain is fresh.
One animal rights activist holds a dead puppy outside South Korea's Parliament in the capital Seoul Friday, calling for an end to the dog meat industry.
Search crews on Friday raced to find a missing 9-year-old Chinese girl in caves and waters along the East China Sea, as the deepening mystery of her weeklong disappearance continued to grip the nation.
Four British citizens have been arrested by Chinese authorities in eastern Jiangsu province, the UK Foreign Office said Friday, two days Chinese police announced a drug raid there involving 16 foreigners.
A Japanese pop star was stabbed by an obsessed fan. Now she's suing the government for its 'careless attitude' to protecting her
A Japanese pop star who was stabbed dozens of times by an obsessed fan-turned-stalker is suing the government for not doing enough to protect her.