The Nikkei 225 in Tokyo gave up just over 2.0% to 28,508.55 while Hong Kong's Hang Seng declined 1.7% to 28,655.76.
The lizard in the video is an Asian Water Monitor that is quite common in various parts of Thailand.
Thailand's prime minister said the villagers who fled the weekend airstrikes returned home of their own accord, denying that his country's security forces had forced them back.
An estimated 3,000 people crossed the river dividing the two countries into Thailand's Mae Hong Son province following two days of aerial attacks.
The quick-tempered former army commander, Prayuth Chan-ocha, is known for his unpredictable behavior.
The woman named Siriporn Niamrin was walking along the beach when a strange-looking mass caught her attention on February 23.
Thai pro-democracy demonstrations have recently become marred by increasing violence, claiming lives of 23 policemen and 10 protesters
Kidambi Srikanth claimed the first game of his third and final round-robin match but Hong Kong's NG Ka Long Angus rallied to win the next two games
Back-to-back losses in BWF World Tour Finals has jeopardised the chances of the Indians to progress from the group stage
A week after a demoralising defeat at the Toyota Thailand Open quarterfinals, PV Sindhu produced a much-improved performance but still lost to Tzu Ying in a 59-minute match
Sindhu and Srikanth's comeback to international badminton after the coronavirus-induced break was not as good as they would have expected
The impressive run of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty came to an end after a hard-fought semifinal defeat to world number nine Malaysian combination of Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik in men's doubles
The world number 10 Indian pair lost to world number nine Malayasian combination of Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik
With the defeat of PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma, Indian challenge in the singles competition ended in the Toyota Thailand Open Super 1000 tournament
The unseeded Indian pair beat their world no. 6 Malaysian opponents 18-21 24-22 22-20 in a nail-bitting quarterfinal duel.
PV Sindhu outclassed Malaysia's world no. 92 Kisona Selvaduray in a lop-sided second-round contest. She will face either Thailand's Ratchanok Inthanon or Korea's Sung Ji Hyun next
Sameer Verma will face third seed Anders Antonsen of Denmark, who received a walkover, in the quarterfinals
A former top-10 player, Prannoy recovered from a game down to outwit sixth seed Christie 18-21 21-16 23-21 in a thrilling contest
Army personnel perform stunts during an event to mark to 'Azadi ke Amrit Mahotsav' in Jalandhar.PTI Photo
Women walk near an encounter site between security forces and militants at Pampore area of Pulwama District. Two militants, including Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Umar Mushtaq Khandey, were killed in the gun battle.PTI Photo/S. Irfan
Members of Hindu Jagran Manch in a candle light rally protest against the alleged attack on the ISKCON temple at Bangladesh,in Kolkata.PTI Photo
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia addresses a press conference, in Jalandhar.PTI Photo
Actor Jayasurya, who won the best actor award in his film 'Vellam' at the 51st Kerala State Film Awards, poses for a photograph with his family members in Kochi.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates