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Unidentified object flies from North Korea over border with South

Tue, 23 May 2017 15:58:13 GMT

South Korea's military fired warning shots after it spotted an unidentified object flying from North Korea across their shared border, according to the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff. It comes two days after Pyongyang test-fired a ballistic missile -- the second test in the span of one week.(image)

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North Korea: Latest missile test 'perfect'

Mon, 22 May 2017 12:10:39 GMT

North Korea conducted its second missile test within a week, sending a medium-range ballistic missile into the waters off its east coast Sunday, according to statements from North Korea and other governments.(image)

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What images tell us about missile launch

Tue, 16 May 2017 14:36:13 GMT

North Korea's latest missile test was considered by experts as the most significant advancement in the regime's quest to build a nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) to date.(image)

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Two Indonesians caned for homosexual sex

Tue, 23 May 2017 10:52:38 GMT

Two men were caned 83 times Tuesday as a punishment for having homosexual sex in Indonesia's ultra-conservative Aceh province.(image)

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Ousted S Korean president stands trial

Tue, 23 May 2017 06:19:31 GMT

Millions took to the streets to demand she step down. A top court ousted her from office. Now, Park Geun-hye, South Korea's former president, will appear in the dock -- the final chapter in a corruption scandal that led to her downfall.(image)

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Duterte looks to strengthen ties with Moscow

Mon, 22 May 2017 17:04:09 GMT

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will depart on an official five-day visit to Moscow Monday, as part of an effort to realign his country's foreign policy away from longtime ally the United States.(image)

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Kabul: Aid worker killed, another abducted

Sun, 21 May 2017 16:37:49 GMT

A German woman was shot and killed and her Afghan guard beheaded when attackers targeted a guest house for aid workers Saturday night in Kabul, Afghanistan, according to Afghan Interior Ministry acting spokesman Najib Danish.(image)

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3 words mean divorce? Court to rule

Thu, 18 May 2017 10:27:26 GMT

India's Supreme Court is expected to deliver a verdict Friday on the controversial Islamic divorce practice known as "triple talaq."(image)

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Russia-N Korea ferry starts service

Thu, 18 May 2017 07:48:12 GMT

A cargo-passenger ferry service linking Russia and North Korea completed its first trip Thursday.(image)

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Two dead as attackers storm state TV station in Afghanistan

Wed, 17 May 2017 17:27:58 GMT

At least two people have been killed in eastern Afghanistan after armed attackers stormed the building of a television station.(image)

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India: 10-year-old rape victim granted right to abortion

Tue, 16 May 2017 14:30:08 GMT

An Indian court on Tuesday granted the right to an abortion to an underage girl in a rape case.(image)

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Sharia court sentences gay men to public lashing in Indonesia

Wed, 17 May 2017 15:41:35 GMT

A Sharia court in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province sentenced two gay men to a public caning Wednesday.(image)

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Japanese Princess Mako set to marry 'Prince of the Sea'

Thu, 18 May 2017 00:28:02 GMT

Japan's Princess Mako is giving up her royal status -- all in the name of love.(image)

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Why US attracts K-pop stars

Mon, 22 May 2017 07:34:42 GMT

China's loss is America's gain.(image)

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The women behind the Philippines' bubbling craft beer scene

Wed, 17 May 2017 02:19:28 GMT

The idyllic island of Palawan, in the southwest corner of the Philippines, is best known for its turquoise waters and secret lagoons.(image)

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Kim Si Woo: Ready to switch clubhouse for military barracks

Tue, 16 May 2017 08:54:33 GMT

Kim Si Woo might have become the youngest ever winner of the Players Championship, but the 21-year-old from Seoul won't be receiving too much special treatment back in South Korea.(image)

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Mari Katayama: Sewn limbs and surreal backdrops

Thu, 18 May 2017 06:30:38 GMT

In Mari Katayama's provocative photos, a rare condition that she has suffered from since early childhood -- which resulted in an amputation of both legs at age 9 -- takes center stage.(image)

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Ipoh: A cultural and culinary guide to Malaysia's rising tourism star

Mon, 22 May 2017 08:07:11 GMT

Sometime after the tin slump of the 1980s, Ipoh earned a reputation for being a retirement destination, or just a pit stop on the way to Penang.(image)

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Is Aung San Suu Kyi the Mandela of Asia?

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:27:07 GMT

After spending 15 years under house arrest, democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi explains her life outlook and why she doesn't harbor bitterness.(image)

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Why can't these Indians leave Saudi Arabia?

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 15:21:21 GMT

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.(image)

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Heineken taps into Myanmar's beer market

Tue, 07 Jun 2016 13:04:35 GMT

We look into Myanmar's brewing beer market and find out why Heineken invested in a $60 million brewery outside of Yangon.(image)

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A 'car-eating' transformer could save environment

Fri, 27 May 2016 23:39:11 GMT

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(image)

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Philippines elects its first transgender politician

Wed, 18 May 2016 07:43:16 GMT

CNN's Kristie Lu Stout speaks with Geraldine Roman, the first transgender woman in history to be elected to the Philippines congress.(image)

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Painting with shadows

Thu, 12 May 2016 08:54:13 GMT

In India's capital city, one wall bears an off-beat artwork that disappears after the sun goes down.(image)

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Police save girls from trafficking in Vietnam

Tue, 19 Apr 2016 06:13:20 GMT

CNN's Alexandra Field meets five 14-year-old girls saved by the Vietnamese border police as traffickers were about to take them across the border into China.(image)

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Who is Rodrigo Duterte?

Tue, 10 May 2016 10:12:30 GMT

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.(image)

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