Japan's disaster reconstruction minister resigned over his remark that "it was good" that the March 2011 quake and tsunami had hit northern Japan instead of areas closer to Tokyo.
Pakistan army on Tuesday said that it has contacted Indian army officials to inform them about the movement of census workers near the Line of Control (LoC).
The Trump administration has no inherent objection to the India-US free trade agreement though there have been no serious discussions with New Delhi over the issue, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has said.
India and the US can do a lot together at the strategic level in South and Southeast Asia by building capacity of their partners, a former top Pentagon official has said.
The wife of a Thai man who hanged their 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live says her husband is the only person to blame, and she bears no anger toward the social media site or the users who shared the horrific video.
A federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump’s attempt to withhold funding from “sanctuary cities” that do not cooperate with US immigration officials, saying the president has no authority to attach new conditions to federal spending.
In a defiant bit of timing, South Korea announced on Wednesday that key parts of a contentious US missile defence system had been installed a day after rival North Korea showed off its military power.
Australia's prime minister said on Wednesday he is looking forward to meeting President Donald Trump next week when they attend Battle of the Coral Sea commemorations in New York, more than three months after their heated telephone conversation over an Obama-era refugee deal.
A US lawmaker has honoured an Indian-American woman posthumously by hoisting the American flag over the Capitol.
Ivanka Trump drew groans and hisses on Tuesday from an audience in Berlin while defending her father's attitude toward women, but she brushed it aside as "politics" during her first overseas trip as a White House adviser.