The Cambodian government on Sunday said part of an 11th-century temple was damaged Sunday by the Thai army as the two sides exchanged artillery and mortar fire across their disputed border, shattering a shaky cease-fire and escalating tensions.
Thousands of Thai "Red Shirts" gathered in Bangkok on Sunday, police said, to mark eight months since a deadly military crackdown on their mass anti-government protest last year.
A former Chinese official tasked with investigating corruption has been executed for taking more than $4.7 million in bribes.
Iran on Tuesday hanged an Iranian convicted of spying for the country's archenemy Israel, the official Islamic Republic News Agency reported.
Thailand's film board has banned a movie about a transgender father struggling to raise two children, a move the director says highlights the conservative side of Thai society despite its freewheeling reputation.
Six years after a powerful tsunami swept more than 200,000 to their deaths, Titik Yuniarti still clings to hope at least one of her children is alive.
The CIA agreed to cover at least $5 million in legal fees for two contractors who were the architects of the agency's interrogation program and personally conducted dozens of waterboarding sessions on terror detainees, former U.S. officials said.
A scorching summer that killed thousands in Russia and exceptionally mild winters in the Arctic were among extreme weather events that have put 2010 on track to be one of the three hottest years on record, U.N. experts said Thursday.
President Hamid Karzai said Thursday that coalition forces killed an innocent former local government official in southern Afghanistan, but NATO insisted that the man was shot after threatening the troops with a grenade.