Parents cannot select Islamic names for their newborns in China's Xinjiang region.
The U.S. military started moving parts of its controversial THAAD anti-missile defense system to a deployment site in South Korea on Wednesday amid high tensions over North Korea's missile and nuclear programs.
North Korea on Sunday threatened to sink an American aircraft carrier that is beginning joint drills with two Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific Ocean.
North Korea has reportedly arrested a US citizen as he was trying to fly out of the country, making him the third American national incarcerated in the country over the past year.
North Korea has threatened to give a nuclear response to any aggression, as a US-led strike group approaches the Korean Peninsula.
US ground forces in Syria kill 'close associate' of Daesh leader.
A top court in Pakistan is set to deliver a verdict that could disqualify Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over corruption allegations and trigger turmoil across the country.
Pyongyang has showcased its submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs) for the first time during a massive military parade, with a senior North Korean official vowing due response to any attack against the East Asian nation.
North Korean monitoring service 38 North said Wednesday the country's Punggye-ri nuclear site is "primed and ready" for a sixth nuclear test.
Taiwan has banned the eating of dogs and cats, lawmakers said on Wednesday, as pressure grows to improve animal welfare after a spate of cruelty cases that stirred public outrage.