Sailors cheer for aircraft carrier commander who was removed after warning of ship’s outbreak

New video obtained by CNN shows a large crowd gathered to give Crozier a warm and loud send off, clapping and chanting his name...

Malaysian government apologizes after advising wives to avoid ‘nagging’ during coronavirus lockdown

The campaign was met with fierce backlash online, and the posts have since been deleted from the department's social media account.As of Thursday afternoon...

3,000 people to be evacuated from aircraft carrier to Guam after desperate plea

Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly said Wednesday that 93 sailors from the ship have tested positive for the virus to date, representing...

The coronavirus pandemic could push 11 million people in Asia into poverty, World Bank...

The novel coronavirus outbreak The novel coronavirus outbreak The novel coronavirus outbreak Huntington Beach, California, and its shuttered pier are empty...

North Koreal launches sixth unidentified projectile in under a month

Japan's Self Defense Force said in a statement Sunday that the missile had landed outside the country's Exclusive Economic Zone, which extends 200 nautical...

Dozens of young women in South Korea were allegedly forced into sexual slavery on...

Cho Joo-bin, a 24-year-old man, hosted online rooms on encrypted messaging app Telegram, where users paid to see young girls perform demeaning sexual acts...

Virus frees elephants from tourist rides

(CNN) — Elephants forced to perform tricks and carry tourists in a Thailand park are to be liberated from their controversial work as a...

There’s a new entry in India’s electric rickshaw race

Motorbikes and three-wheel rickshaws are ubiquitous in the country, and India's government announced last year that only electric two and three-wheel vehicles would be...

Japan asked the media to change how we write their names. No one listened

In the new system "Canton becomes Guangzhou and Tientsin becomes Tianjin." Most importantly, the newspaper would now refer to the country's capital as Beijing,...

Hong Kong and Tokyo airports are handling coronavirus very differently

Upon arrival at Hong Kong International Airport on Sunday, after disembarking directly onto the tarmac we were taken to a quarantine area on the...

Malaysia and the Philippines enact sweeping measures, as coronavirus cases jump in Southeast Asia

The novel coronavirus outbreak A police officer checks the temperatures of passengers inside a jeepney bus at a checkpoint in Manila, Philippines, on...

Skull of smallest known dinosaur found preserved in 99-million year-old amber

Smaller than the size of the tiniest hummingbird alive today, its head was the size of a thumbnail, its jaw packed with serrated teeth...

History’s deadliest air raid happened in Tokyo during World War II and you’ve...

Bombs dropped by the Americans had created tornadoes of fire so intense that they were sucking mattresses from homes and hurling them down the...

10 lessons from Asia on how to live with a coronavirus outbreak

Countries are now scrambling to contain the virus, imposing travel restrictions and mandatory quarantines -- an echo of the shutdowns and emergency measures that...

South Korea pioneers coronavirus drive-through testing station

Here's how it works. In the northern city of Goyang, drivers pull in to a parking lot where they are met by health workers...

Chinese destroyer fires laser at US jet, US Navy says

The People's Republic of China "navy destroyer's actions were unsafe and unprofessional," US Pacific Fleet said in a statement Thursday."Weapons-grade lasers could potentially cause...

Victims recount Delhi’s worst sectarian violence in decades

The mob descended on the mosque in the Ashok Nagar neighborhood of New Delhi chanting praises to a Hindu deity, Jai Shri Ram, before...

Six things you need to know about Indo-US ties

Six decades later, Trump received a similar rapturous welcome Monday, touching down in Ahmedabad in western Gujarat, the home state of Prime Minister Narendra...

Tokyo Marathon restricted to elite athletes over coronavirus fears

Scheduled to take place on March 1, it is one of the biggest marathon events in the world. Over 37,000 people took to the...

‘Parasite’ Oscar win is ‘a remarkable chapter in Korean culture’

The South Korean film from director Bong Joon Ho has smashed box office records and won awards internationally. Now the movie -- a genre-warping...