South Korea

Fighting sexism and 'male alliance' in Korean politics

Al Jazeera speaks to 28-year-old Shin, who ran for Seoul mayor in June, about sexism and obstacles in politics.

Shin Ji-ye and her aim to challenge sexism in Korean politics

North Korea

Tit-for-tat: North Korea's troublesome denuclearisation

US insisting on unilateral and complete denuclearisation, but North Korea demands 'simultaneous' action.

Tit-for-tat: North Korea's troublesome denuclearisation

Cambodia

'This is my land': Cambodian villagers slam Chinese mega-project

A few families in Cambodia's southwest lead resistance effort against large resort including casino and golf courses.

'This is my land': Cambodian villagers slam Chinese mega-project

Philippines

New landslide kills 21, buries houses in Philippines

At least 64 people missing following a landslide near an abandoned quarry site in the central province of Cebu.

New landslide kills 21, buries houses in the Philippines

South Korea

North Korea seeks second Trump-Kim summit: Moon

Moon Jae-in says North Korea wants to speed up the agreed denuclearisation process and arrange a new meeting with Trump.

Malaysia

Malaysian ex-PM hit with 25 new corruption charges

Former Malaysian PM charged with four counts of abuse of power, 21 counts of money laundering over transfer of funds.

Malaysian ex-PM Najib hit with 25 new charges over 1MDB scandal

North Korea

US wants to resume nuclear talks with North Korea

US secretary of state says he has invited North Korean foreign minister for talks on sidelines of UN General Assembly.

US ready to resume N Korea talks, seeks denuclearisation by 2021

Asia Pacific

Al Jazeera probe unveils rampant animal abuse in China

Two-year exclusive investigation reveals cruel treatment of animals performing in country’s marine theme parks.

Japan

Japan's Shinzo Abe wins ruling party leadership vote

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party vote sets Abe on track to become Japan's longest-serving prime minister.

Japan's Shinzo Abe wins ruling party leadership vote

Philippines

Philippines landslide: 'At least he was in one piece'

Death toll from landslide caused by Typhoon Mangkhut rises to 81, three days after it battered northern Luzon island.

Asia Pacific

Typhoon Mangkhut: Illegal mining linked to landslides

Environmental activists have blamed mining operations for landslides that have reportedly killed dozens of people in the northern Philippines following a powerful typhoon at the weekend.

Asia Pacific

Malaysia alcohol poisoning: At least 21 dead, dozens ill

Police raid shops in Malaysia, after at least 21 people die from alcohol poisoning.

North Korea

North Korea offers concrete steps to denuclearisation

At landmark summit, Kim Jong-un offers an array of moves towards ending nuclear programme - if the US reciprocates.

Human Rights

ICC opens probe into crimes against Rohingya

The International Criminal Court has initiated a preliminary investigation into alleged crimes against the Rohingya.

ICC opens probe into crimes against Rohingya

Human Rights

Overworked, abused, hungry: Vietnamese domestic workers in Saudi

Women say they are forced to work at least 18 hours a day, denied food, assaulted and prevented from returning home.

Overworked, abused, hungry: Vietnamese domestic workers in Saudi