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It's been 72 years since the USS Indianapolis went missing after a Japanese submarine torpedoed it in the final days of World War II.
The first flight takes off from Osan Air Base just after daybreak, ascending high above the Korean Peninsula to collect and send critical data back to US military headquarters in South Korea.
A German nun known as "Pakistan's Mother Teresa" is to be buried Saturday in a state funeral in the port city of Karachi -- a first for a Christian woman in the predominantly Muslim country.
An Australian senator known for her strong stance against Muslim immigration has been widely condemned for wearing a burqa to Parliament House.
A Hong Kong court has jailed Joshua Wong and two other leaders of the 2014 "Umbrella Movement," three years after they helped organize the largest pro-democracy protests ever held in the city.
Thirty-two suspected drug dealers were killed in shootouts across one province in the Philippines on Tuesday, police said, in a bloody 24 hours for the country's war on drugs.
Melati and Isabel Wijsen started campaigning against plastic bags in Bali when they were 10 and 12. Four years later, they are about to succeed.
Newly-discovered satellite photos may have given scientists a fresh clue as to the location of Malaysian Airlines 370, one of the world's most famous aviation mysteries.
Top US and Chinese military commanders signed a deal in Beijing Tuesday to improve communications between the two forces amid ongoing disputes in the South and East China Seas.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi started his Independence Day speech Tuesday with a call for the country to stand shoulder to shoulder with people of the city of Gorakhpur as they mourn the deaths of 68 children in a state-run hospital.
Three British men accused of rape will be caned in Singapore after pleading guilty to a lesser crime, according to court documents.
US spy satellites spotted a mobile missile launcher capable of launching an intermediate range ballistic missile being moved in a way that leads the US military to believe preparations are being made for a possible launch, a senior US defense official tells CNN. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.
The Canadian pastor who released from a North Korean prison camp has recounted the privations he suffered during two and a half years of hard labor.
China may be home to both the longest and highest bridges in the world, but neither is as pioneering as the Nanjing Yangtze River Bridge.
German architect Ole Scheeren has been transforming Asian skylines with his signature geometric style for over a decade.
After spending 15 years under house arrest, democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi explains her life outlook and why she doesn't harbor bitterness.
7,700 Indian workers are stranded in Saudi Arabia after a series of layoffs. CNN gets access to one of the 20 camps where workers are stuck.
We look into Myanmar's brewing beer market and find out why Heineken invested in a $60 million brewery outside of Yangon.
It looks like a giant, car-eating transformer, but China is hoping this new vehicle concept will be the answer to its crippling traffic problems
CNN's Kristie Lu Stout speaks with Geraldine Roman, the first transgender woman in history to be elected to the Philippines congress.
In India's capital city, one wall bears an off-beat artwork that disappears after the sun goes down.
He's caused outrage with inflammatory comments on rape and murder, but Philippines presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte is poised to become its next president. CNN's Alexandra Field reports.