The hugely popular BJP Hindu nationalist leader brushes aside economic woes to claim another term
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling alliance is likely to win a clear majority in parliament after a mammoth general election that ended on Sunday, most exit polls showed, a far better showing than expected in recent weeks.
Officials in Taiwan have passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for an Asian country.
- By 蔡英文 Tsai Ing-wen Taiwan legalises same-sex marriage
North Korea fired several “unidentified short-range projectiles” into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, prompting South Korea to call on its communist neighbor to “stop acts that escalate military tension on the Korean Peninsula”.
Emergency crews deployed to Odisha state with 127mph winds predicted to hit east coast
Emperor Naruhito promises to continue path trodden by his father, ‘sharing in the joys and sorrows of the people’
Japan's Emperor Akihito has declared his abdication in a historic ceremony at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.