Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven have held talks that focused on trade, growth, global security and climate.
South Korean movie star Choi Eun-hee, who was kidnapped by North Korean agents in the 1970s and forced to make propaganda flicks before a daring escape, died Monday, her family said. She was 92.
A New York-based animal rights group condemned a Russian soccer club Monday after one team used a bear to pump up the crowd before a match.
Pakistani police say they lobbed tear gas and fired gunshots in the air to try to disperse an angry crowd hurling stones at the officers.
A special adviser to the South Korean president says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un likely decided to put his nuclear weapons program up for negotiation to win outside rewards so he can improve his country's economy, win public trust at home and prolong his leadership.
Iran's official IRNA news agency says gunmen have shot and killed two guards at an outpost along the country's southeastern border with Pakistan.
China has announced plans to allow full foreign ownership of automakers in five years, ending restrictions that have strained relations with Washington and other trading partners.
A Pakistani high court has convicted a former judge and his wife of torturing a 10-year-old child working as a servant at their home and sentenced them to a year in prison.
A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S presidential election, have emerged briefly for a Thai court hearing after being held virtually incommunicado in an immigration jail.
An Afghan official says at least six civilians were shot and killed by gunmen in western Ghor province.
Myanmar President Win Myint has granted amnesty to more than 8,500 prisoners, reportedly including at least three dozen political prisoners.
Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta is wading back into politics ahead of parliamentary elections next month.
A lawyer from Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority who focuses on the trauma, mass rape and trafficking of its girls and women urged the U.N. Security Council on Monday to refer Myanmar to the International Criminal Court for "horrific crimes" against the Rohingya and other ethnic groups.
Eight Hindu men accused in the gang rape and killing of an 8-year-old Muslim girl in India's Jammu and Kashmir state have pleaded not guilty in their first court appearance.
Korean Air Lines says it has suspended one of its chairman's daughters from work after she threw a tantrum at a business meeting, triggering public outrage and a police investigation.
An independent Pakistani watchdog says the country has failed to improve its human rights record over the past year.
Bangladesh has rejected a claim by Myanmar that the Buddhist-majority nation has repatriated the first five among some 700,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled to neighboring Bangladesh to escape military-led violence against the minority group.
China and Japan have resumed high-level economic talks after a hiatus of nearly eight years in a sign of improving ties in their often-frosty relationship.
Pakistani police say gunmen have opened fire on worshippers coming out of a church in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing two people and wounding five others.
Thousands of people have protested across India to seek an end to sexual violence against women.