Pyongyang's latest missile test sparked a surprising reaction from the Russian leader.
Shinzo Abe may have kickstarted the debate on constitutional change with high hopes for success. But the outcome in 2020 is anything but certain.
North and South Korea explained in four questions and answers.
An aggressive neighbor to the north, a sputtering economy at home – and two more thorny issues facing South Korea's new president.
Since the late 1970s, East Asia has seen fewer deaths in conflict than any other continent. Can it keep the peace?
Balancing domestic expectations and delicate relations with neighbours while trying to deal with North Korea's race to become a nuclear power will make for a challenging five-year term.
A scholar who has profiled the likes of Saddam Hussein and Vladimir Putin says there is a method to understanding the madness.
Seoul's Blue House looks set to host its first liberal president in a decade.
Next week, Malcolm Turnbull will have his first face-to-face meeting with US President Donald Trump in New York.
The key question is whether North Korea does have nuclear weapons that it can readily use against the United States and its regional allies, South Korea and Japan.
As North Korea continues to antagonise the US and its allies, the prospect of war hangs in the air.
America’s relations with Russia and China are now mired in angst, uncertainty and mutual suspicion.
South Korea must seek to strike a balance in its respective strategic and economic relationships.
The message from the US vice-president was that the US would stay the course and, if anything, act more assertively in preserving stability in the Asia-Pacific region.
Any intensification of the military tension between North Korea and the United States would be calamitous, and requires a patient, innovative and informed approach by policymakers.
In a speech to the National Press Club on Thursday, Gareth Evans lambasted Donald Trump and called on Australia to become more self-reliant.
Regardless of how the US sending an aircraft carrier group to the Korean Peninsula plays out, the international community will ultimately have to accept and learn to manage a nuclear North Korea.
A troublesome 'little brother' is exhausting the sympathy on which it heavily relies.
The treaty to stop the proliferation of nuclear weapons has been exceptionally successful. Only nine states have them. Now, efforts are underway to completely rid the world of them.
The international community – and the U.S. and China in particular – should give serious thought to what might be North Korea's cyberattack equivalent of a nuclear weapons test.