Footage of a North Korean soldier’s defection shows him racing for the border under fire.
A UN tribunal convicts former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Police in Thailand arrest a woman wanted in connection with a 2015 bombing in Bangkok.
Rescuers pluck eight people to safety south of Japan after a US Navy aircraft comes down.
Zimbabwe’s former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president.
China calls for extra efforts to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis.
Myanmar’s suffocating controls over its Rohingya population amount to “apartheid”.
Zimbabwe’s parliament opens a session to begin the process of impeaching President Robert Mugabe.
A Chinese court jails a prominent rights lawyer for two years, saying he incited subversion of state power.
A suicide bomber kills at least 50 people at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria.
A North Korean soldier who was shot while dashing into South Korea has regains consciousness.
A rumbling volcano on Indonesia’s island of Bali spews ash and towering clouds of smoke, heightening fears it may erupt.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte rejects allegations that troops engaged in looting during the battle against Islamic State.
Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party will launch the parliamentary process for impeaching President Robert Mugabe.
Efforts to form a three-way coalition government have failed.
Charles Manson, the wild-eyed cult leader who orchestrated a string of gruesome killings in California has died.
South Korea’s spy agency says it is possible North Korea can develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the US.
Twenty ethnic Uighur Muslims from China broke out of a detention centre near the Thai-Malaysia border.
Authorities say they are investigating the cause of a fire that tore through a Beijing boarding house.
Rodrigo Duterte says that the police will reassume their role in his war on drugs.