The struggle of a gay father to legally adopt his son throws Singapore's conservative family law into the spotlight.
In a country obsessed with fairness, a new campaign portrays Hindu deities with dark skin.
At least four gunmen launched the attack on the Intercontinental Hotel, Afghan officials say.
The men died after the officers allegedly objected to getting blood stains in their patrol car.
North Korea will send 22 athletes to compete in three sports at the Winter Olympics in South Korea.
A new film, Pad Man, charts one man's 20-year bid to make cheaper sanitary towels available in India.
Boonchai Bach is accused of heading of one Asia's biggest illegal wildlife smuggling networks.
Should the public have the right to see which animals are being caught up in commercial fishing nets?
The ban comes after President Duterte said employers in Kuwait were driving Filipinos to suicide.
Stephanie moved from Scotland to South Korea just so she could be closer to the K-pop group.
Police said he would place pieces of camphor near the air vent of each vehicle to set it ablaze.
DNA tests suggest the real killer could be linked to several other killings - and still at large.
He was reportedly seized by dozens of people, including a Swat team, while walking his child to school.
The New Zealand prime minister will be taking six weeks maternity leave before returning to her job.
Australian Open organisers defend the decision not to stop play for extreme temperatures following player criticism.
The country's leader said she will take six weeks off work when her baby arrives in June.
Malaysia Airlines says the jet experienced a "technical" issue on its way to Kuala Lumpur.
Channel 9's promo for its Today show was copied, at moments, word for word from the BBC's promo video.
Indian-origin Jews moved to Israel soon after its creation, but their lives have not been easy.
Two novice skiers are set to represent their country for the first time at the Winter Paralympics.
Ma You-chul and Kim Jung-hyun are set to be the first from their country to compete in the Winter Paralympics.
Jacinda Ardern, who took office in October, jokes that she "thought 2017 was a big year".
Local media say Amelia Blake, who was found dead in a flat in Sydney, was the victim of a murder-suicide.
They were giving drops to children when unknown gunmen shot them dead.
Recent crime in Melbourne has dominated national news, but many say it is being unfairly exaggerated.
Insects are often portrayed as a sustainable superfood - and many are delicious.
Police say the group was controlling the transport of Chinese-made goods across Europe.
Police told the BBC that the boy was playing in a field when the shootout took place.
Lifeguards in Australia interrupt a drone training session to save two stricken boys.
The Supreme court cleared Padmavat for release, overturning a ban imposed by four Indian states.