Beijing residents continued to struggle with lingering smog on Friday as the second highest orange alert on air quality remained for the fourth day.
A baby elephant rescued from an animal trap gets hydrotherapy treatment as part of a lengthy rehabilitation process to heal her injured foot.
The Grand World of Ice and Snow festival kicked off on Thursday in Harbin, one of the coldest cities in China, with a spectacular display of ice sculptures.
Russia is ready to supply the Philippines with "sophisticated" brand-new weapons instead of used ones, Russian Ambassador to the Philippines Igor Khovaev said Wednesday in Manila.
Choi Soon-sil, a friend of South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the centre of a corruption scandal that led to the leader's impeachment in parliament, arrived at a court in Seoul on Thursday .
Samsung Electronics America's President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) Tim Baxter said on Wednesday the South Korean company was doing everything to make sure the problems with the Galaxy Note 7 do not reoccur and said the results of a probe into the smartphone fires will be made public 'very soon.'
Heavy fog and haze has covered several cities in north and east China on Tuesday. It caused travel disruption following the three-day New Year holiday.
North Korea is continuing to pursue ballstic missile technology but the United States says it does not believe it will "tip" them with a nuclear warhead, State Department spokesman John Kirby said on Tuesday.
Doctors in Vietnam remove a pair of scissors from a man stomach, where they had been forgotten about for 18 years following an operation.
At least one man suffered serious injuries on Monday when locals and wildlife authorities attempted to trap a leopard which had strayed into a residential in India.