U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the best way for governments to stop extremist groups is to fight corruption and reduce poverty.
A new public opinion survey of young people around the world finds they are optimistic about the world and support progressive, or liberal, values.
State-controlled media in China recently reported that the government is trying to reach an agreement with other nations on operations in the South China Sea.
Officials in Thailand are working to help the tourism industry in several provinces affected by deadly bombings earlier this month.
A dusty and bloody five-year old Syrian boy captured the attention of people around the world this week.
Observers and activists in Vietnam are concerned about a fine against a foreign-owned steel factory for polluting ocean waters along the coast.
The world stopped and watched Usain Bolt on Sunday night for less than 10 seconds.
Pictures from the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro have been beautiful.
Last year, some of the biggest fires in recent history burned through parts of Indonesia.
Officials say Vietnam has moved mobile rocket launchers to several islands in the South China Sea. The move is likely to raise tensions with China in the disputed area.