As Beijing tightens its grip on the region, pro-democracy activists vow to occupy the business district.
Photos from around the region
An annual elephant polo tournament in Thailand raises money for elephant conservation projects.
Ukraine charged Russia was deepening its foray into Ukrainian territory and sending new troops to the Crimean border.
Stand-up comedy has taken off in the country, and the jokers aren’t sure how far to push.
Demonstrators are demanding that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resign.
Rain-sodden slopes collapsed in torrents of mud, rock and debris Wednesday on the outskirts of Hiroshima.
A charity-run hostel caters to people who wish to die in Varanasi, Hinduism’s holiest city.
Flooding and a deadly landslide ensue as heavy rains sweep the country.
In India, worshipers celebrate the birth of the Hindu god Krishna by linking up to reach a pot high above the ground.
The pope begins his first trip through Asia with a five-day visit to South Korea.
In this ritual observed by many Chinese, ghosts are believed to visit the living in search of food, rest and entertainment.
The dish has become hugely popular around the world, but sales in Japan are falling.
The 6.1-magnitude earthquake on Aug. 3 also left thousands homeless.
The government says ethnic violence that has killed dozens is terrorism. Uighurs claim government oppression.
Rainfall in parts of Asia is down 23 percent so far this monsoon season. The good news for farmers is it’s expected to pick up.
Japan marked the anniversary of the first atomic bomb that was dropped by the United States.
A Dutch-led team finds more human remains at the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in rebel-held territory in Ukraine.