Join residents of a Japanese village devastated by the 2011 tsunami as they celebrate the rebuilding of the 1,000-year-old Buddhist Kongoji Temple on higher ground.
Experts say North Korea's new intercontinental ballistic missile is its most advanced yet. Here's why.
The U.S. has a system in place guarding it from intercontinental ballistic missiles. But it's by no means foolproof. Here's why.
An experienced Muay Thai teacher is training his 16 children in the martial art to keep them off the streets and to help pay for their education.
Footage of a dramatic escape by a North Korean soldier into South Korea shows a pursuing soldier from the North may have violated an international treaty.
Footage of the actual escape by a North Korean soldier into South Korea, as seen from South Korean side.
New Delhi’s air quality worsens every winter. Jeffrey Gettleman, Times South Asia bureau chief, talks to residents who are suffering from the pollution and some who call it a “slow poison.”
Enter Hallstatt, Austria, a small town in the Alps, and its replica in southern China in 360 video. Explore the towns’ more-than-similar architectural features.
With President Trump making a stop in the Philippines, here’s a look at the messages of violence often deployed by the country’s leader, Rodrigo Duterte.
North Korea’s founding myths trace back to the country’s rugged peaks, but those mountains also play a pivotal role in the Kim dynasty’s rule.
In the Natore District in northwest Bangladesh, children attend school on a houseboat. Flooding is an increasing problem in the country, which is a delta formed by the confluence of major rivers and highly vulnerable to climate change.
Sayfullo Saipov is the suspect in the New York terror attack that left eight dead. He has been in the United States for seven years but is from Uzbekistan. That has put a spotlight on this little-known country in Central Asia.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited the demilitarized zone between South and North Korea on Friday, at a time of peak tensions. What was the appearance meant to convey?
An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three children have been freed after being held for five years by the Haqqani network, a faction of the Taliban.
Gul Meena is starting a new life in Sweden after spending five years in a women's shelter in Afghanistan. The 18-year-old was attacked by her family with an ax after leaving her abusive husband.
An award-winning Madhubani painter explains the historic art form and how she plans to help keep it alive.
Rohingya Muslims are the most recent victims of ethnic cleansing. Hundreds of thousands have fled their homes in Myanmar. Ben C. Solomon, a New York Times correspondent, shows us the chilling reality they face as refugees.
The United Nations has tried to limit North Korea’s resources — and cripple its nuclear program — by imposing limits on trade. Here’s how the country skirts those sanctions.
A new wave of violence in Rakhine State in western Myanmar has caused 270,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh. Many Rohingya end up in limbo in a series of refugee camps near the Cox's Bazar area.
Sapa in northwest Vietnam is a place of rice terrace farming. Hear from Mái, a Hmong rice farmer, on how the changing climate is affecting the rice harvest.