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Torrential monsoon rains have disrupted air and train services in the southern Indian state of Kerala, where flooding, landslides and bridge collapses have killed more than 40 people in the past week, officials said on Wednesday.
A toddler missing for three days on a mountain in Japan has been found on a moss-covered rock in the middle of a stream.
In the Hong Kong suburb of Mong Kok, you'd be hard-pressed to spin on one foot without knocking someone sideways, such is the limitation on personal space in this densely populated urban pocket.
India has recruited 15 runners to ferry messages as far as 27 miles (43 kilometres) in remote mountainous areas after heavy monsoon rains cut telecommunications.
An 84-year-old Australian human rights activist will spend a sixth night in Manilla's airport, where he's been since first being barred from entering the Philippines.
A helicopter carrying climbers in Tajikistan crash-landed in the Central Asian nation's mountains, killing five of the 18 people on board, a Tajik official said on Monday (Tuesday NZ Time).
A German man has learned the hard way that practising journalism in China, even for a class project, could lead to serious trouble.
Every year, some 1200 people make a mad dash for the summit of Mount Everest during the climbing season that begins in May - taking on the arduous, often congested route to the world's highest peak that most will not complete and some will not survive.
Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 300 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimetres.
A Hawke's Bay couple were knocked off their feet by the severity of the recent deadly earthquakes in Indonesia, but it was the ensuing chaos that shook them to their core.
The parents of Princess Mako of Japan have informed the mother of her commoner fiance that they will not permit the wedding to go ahead until a financial dispute within his family is solved.
Abby Hartley had just finished FaceTiming with her family on the first day of her Bali holiday when she was crippled with pain.
The Indonesian island of Lombok was shaken by a third big earthquake in little more than a week on Thursday as the official death toll from the most powerful of the quakes topped 300.
Airbnb has been forced to cancel a competition that allowed people to stay on the Great Wall of China for a night.
Three young football players who were trapped with other team members for almost three weeks in a cave in northern Thailand were granted Thai citizenship on Wednesday along with their 25-year-old coach.
For Americans Jay Austin and Lauren Geoghegan it was meant to be the trip of a lifetime. The pair had quit their office jobs last year to bike around the world.
A leading medical university in Japan has confirmed it's been marking down tests from female applicants because they were considered more likely to leave the profession to marry and raise a family.