Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Thailand's Constitutional Court on Wednesday gave Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra more time to submit her defence against allegations of abuse of power which could see her removed from office.
NEPAL, KATHMANDU-Agence France-Presse
Nepalese guides on Everest told AFP on Tuesday they were packing up and leaving the mountain after a meeting.
TOKYO - Agence France-Presse
Nearly 150 Japanese lawmakers paid homage at the Yasukuni shrine which honours the nation's war dead, raising the stakes in an already tense region on the eve of US President Barack Obama's visit.
JINDO - Agence France-Presse
The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster crossed 100 as dive teams, under growing pressure from bereaved relatives
SEOUL - Agence France-Presse
North Korea could well be preparing to carry out a fourth nuclear test,citing increased activity at its main test site just days ahead of a visit to Seoul by US President Barack Obama.
KATHMANDU - Agence France-Presse
Expedition leaders and guides threatened Monday to cancel all climbing on Mount Everest after the deadliest avalanche in its history
JAKARTA - Agence France-Presse
Indonesia has ordered the nursery of a prestigious Jakarta international school to close following an alleged sexual assault on a six-year-old boy by cleaning staff.
The captain and crew of a South Korean ferry that capsized last week with hundreds of children on board acted in a way "tantamount to murder," President Park Guen-Hye said
BANGKOK - Agence France-Presse
Rights campaigners called for an urgent investigation into the disappearance of a community activist in Thailand helping villagers to seek justice for alleged abuses by national park officials.
DHAKA - Agence France-Presse
Most survivors of the Bangladesh factory collapse that killed 1,138 garment workers are still too traumatised or injured to work 12 months after the tragedy, a survey released Monday said.
CHENNAI - Agence France-Presse
With a tight budget and a humble autorickshaw, a pioneering Indian transgender is campaigning in her southern hometown for a seat in parliament
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