Guam, a U.S. territory in the western Pacific Ocean, is tiny – but its strategic location is of great importance, especially to the U.S. military.
Declassified files have revealed new details of U.S. government knowledge and support of an Indonesian army extermination campaign that killed several hundred thousand civilians during anti-communist hysteria in the mid-1960s.
A lawyer says two Myanmar photojournalists who were arrested in Bangladesh last month while covering the massive influx of Rohingya Muslims from their country have been allowed to leave Bangladesh.
A Japanese defense helicopter carrying four crew members has lost contact during flight training in central Japan.
The Latest on developments in Afghanistan where the Taliban have staged several attacks targeting police across the country (all times local): 1:45 p.m.
The Latest on the militant siege in the southern Philippine city of Marawi (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared the southern city of Marawi liberated though the military continues to battle a dwindling band of Muslim militants.
Afghan officials say Taliban attacks in the country's south, west and east have killed at least 10 policemen.
Thousands more Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar and crossed into Bangladesh where more than half a million others are already living in squalid and overcrowded camps to escape large-scale violence.
Sporadic gunfire and explosions can be heard in the southern Philippine city of Marawi as soldiers fight the remaining Islamic militants to gain control of the last pocket of the city.
U.S. and Japanese diplomats have agreed to maximize pressure on North Korea to resolve tensions over its nuclear program, while citing the need to be prepared for the worst if diplomacy failed.
Having bested his rivals, Chinese President Xi Jinping is primed to consolidate his already considerable power as the ruling Communist Party begins its twice-a-decade national congress on Wednesday.
North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador says the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment."
A Chinese space station will crash into Earth in a matter of months - and it could kill anyone who is standing beneath.
The "sacred" flame from Tokyo's 1964 Olympics was meant to burn forever... but an embarrassed official has revealed that it actually went out four years ago.
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.