Photos from around the region
Protest leaders faced off with government officials in a debate marked by sweeping discourse but few concessions.
After lying largely dormant for more than 400 years, Mount Sinabung has been intermittently exploding since last year.
Search teams rescued dozens of stranded foreign trekkers and recovered 10 more bodies.
Pro-democracy supporters continued to occupy the streets after talks with the government broke down.
Violence has fallen since a tenuous truce that began Sept. 5, but the atmosphere remains tense.
Powerful Cyclone Hudhud hit eastern India on Sunday, battering several coastal areas.
Since demonstrations started, various makeshift barricades have protected the protesters. Some of the barricades were torn down on Tuesday by police wielding cranes and chainsaws.
Peace Mask East Asia aims to show young people what they have in common by giving them face time with each other.
Controversial activist and author of “Three Cups of Tea” recently came back to Afghanistan to revive the operations of his charity.
Typhoon Vongfong is churning through the western Pacific.
The Pakistani 17-year-old survived a Taliban gunshot to the head for her advocacy of female education.
A week of tumultuous pro-democracy protests shifted into a stalemate atmosphere as the ranks of demonstrators thinned.
People around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha to commemorate the prophet Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael.
More than 30 killed on Japan’s Mount Ontake after volcano erupted without warning Sept. 27.
The latest clash with Beijing over voting rights escalated as police tried to break up demonstrations with batons and tear gas.
The United States launches airstrikes against targets in Syria.