Three suicide bombers have targeted a court complex in northwestern Pakistan. A local faction of the Pakistani Taliban has taken credit for the attack following a particularly deadly week of militant violence.
Despite India stiffening its laws on sexual crimes, nothing much has changed on the ground. A rash of sexual assaults recently once again sparked intense discussion about attitudes towards women. Murali Krishnan reports.
Beijing's attempt to punish Taiwan by throttling tourism from the mainland hasn't made much impact. Taiwan set a new tourism record last year by successfully courting visitors from the rest of Asia.
The Malaysian government has expressed dismay at North Korean claims it had a hand in the death of Kim Jong Nam. A week on, the body of dictator Kim Jong Un's half-brother has yet to be claimed by a relative.
The German interior minister has accused states who refuse to deport rejected asylum seekers of going behind his back. Whether Afghanistan is safe enough to send people back is a contentious issue in the Germany.
Delhi's menacing monkeys terrorize the city, breaking phones, stealing food and attacking people. A sanctuary set up on the city's outskirts in 2007 to deal with the problem has in some cases actually made it worse.
Even though radiation levels in a village near the site of the Fukushima nuclear disaster still exceed international guidelines, its evacuated residents are being coerced to return, according to a Greenpeace report.
Over 70 people have died in a suicide attack on a shrine in the southern Sindh province. The attack, claimed by the so-called "Islamic State" group, indicates that the militants consider pluralistic Islam a threat.
In an interview with DW, Ahmad Waqas Goraya, a blogger who went missing in Pakistan last month, says he has never been involved in any anti-state or anti-Islam activity. He also opens up about his ordeal in captivity.
After India's Supreme Court upheld the corruption conviction of the incoming Tamil Nadu chief, VK Sasikala is trying to run the state assembly by remote control. But will she be successful? Murali Krishnan reports.
India has successfully launched 104 satellites from a single rocket, setting a world record. Most of the orbiting hardware was made up of nano-satellites; the smallest weighing just over a kilogram.
The Kuala Lumpur government is angry over claims it has something to hide in its probe into the death of Kim Jong Un's half-brother. This comes as video footage emerges apparently showing the incident.
Singapore has changed the title of an exhibition on the Japanese occupation of the island after public criticism. The title's inclusion of the name "Syonan," Japan's name for Singapore at the time, had caused upset.
Pakistani authorities have claimed retaliation for a terrorist attack at a shrine that killed 88 people. The attack spurred fears that the so-called "Islamic State" has a growing foothold in the country.
At least when it comes to policy towards Asia, US President Donald Trump is becoming a little bit more dependable it seems, says DW's Frank Sieren.
In India, the trucking business has long been a man's world but one woman is changing that.
For India's competition entry, she's drawn some inspiration from a famous Indian storybook character.
Meherunnisa Shaukat Ali has chosen an unusual job for a woman in India.
Malaysia and N. Korea are at odds over the killing of Kim Jong Un's half-brother
The arrest is related to a corruption scandal that resulted in the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye.
Jakarta has been hit hard by hours of heavy torrential rain, flooding the capital's streets and submerging thousands of homes. It isn't immediately clear how many have been displaced by the flooding.
Concerns abound in recent times about the threats posed by radicalization and terrorism to Indonesian society. The country's foreign minister spoke to DW about how the government is tackling these issues.
President Duterte authorized and paid for extrajudicial killings while he was a city mayor, retired policeman Arthur Lascanas has alleged. Lascanas also claims that a critical radio commentator was among those targeted.
China already holds the two fastest supercomputers. Now it hopes to knock the USA off the third spot with the first ever exascale machine. Tianhe-3 will handle one quintillion calculations per second.
Japan has booked its first trade deficit in many months as higher energy prices and slower growth in exports have taken their toll on the world's third-largest economy. But the figures do not mark a trend reversal.
US warships from an aircraft carrier group have started routine patrols in the South China Sea. China warned the US last week about challenges to its sovereignty.
An Angelina Jolie-directed movie about the Khmer Rouge, recalling the atrocities and agony suffered under the regime, is going to be launched this weekend at the fabled Angkor Wat temple complex. Ate Hoekstra reports.
South Korea was taken by surprise with the arrest of Lee Jae-yong, the de facto leader of Samsung, over his alleged involvement in a massive corruption scandal. DW talks to expert Stephan Haggard about the repercussions.
The present North Korean dictator's half-brother had stated that he had no desire to rule, but he was assassinated anyway. Is Kim Jong Un's grip on power as firm as he would have the world believe? Julian Ryall reports.
The office of State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has said the military has formally ended its counterinsurgency operations in Rakhine. The announcement follows a UN report accusing troops of mass killings and gang rapes.
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