Three bombs rock Rakhine capital

Three bombs rocked the capital of Myanmar's Rakhine State, Sittwe,...

Asia-Pacific countries commit to empowering rural women

Ministers and senior government representatives from Asia and the Pacific...

Suicide car bombings kill five in southern Afghanistan

Two separate suicide car bombings in Afghanistan's southern province of...

Malaysian PM’s quinoa remark sparks wave of criticism

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has sparked storm of criticism...

Myanmar approves $15M for Rakhine border fence

Myanmar's parliament has approved a budget of about $15 million...

China seizes control of Anbang insurance

Beijing has cracked down on insurance and financial giant Anbang,...

Watchdog to put Pakistan back on terrorist financing list

A global money-laundering watchdog has decided to place Pakistan back...

Myanmar destroying evidence of atrocities, HRW fears

The Human Rights Watch has said Myanmar may have destroyed...

Australian deputy PM to quit over staffer affair

Barnaby Joyce says he will resign as Australia's deputy prime...

South Korea justifies Olympic visit by North Korea

South Korea said it had approved the Winter Olympic visit...

Scandal-hit Australia deputy PM resigns

Barnaby Joyce says he will resign as Australia's deputy prime...

Myanmar bomb blast takes two lives

A bomb blast killed two bank employees and injured 22...

British MPs back ICC referral for Myanmar’s military

More than 100 British parliamentarians have said it is time...

US concerned over Maldives emergency rule extension

The US has urged the Maldives to end a state...

Pakistan court disqualifies Nawaz Sharif as PML-N chief

Pakistan's apex court has disqualified former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif...

Japan plans to buy 20 more F-35A stealth fighters

Japan plans to buy at least 20 additional F-35A stealth...

No survivors as Iran finds wreckage of plane on mountain

There were no survivors among the 65 passengers and crew...

US to grant add'l $1.27b aid for Jordan

The united State has recently signed an agreement granting Jordan...

SK regulator flags better deal for cryptocurrency industry

A better deal for South Korea’s cryptocurrency industry is likely...

Osaka to host next year's G20 summit

Japan has picked the western city of Osaka to host...

Cyclone pummels New Zealand, Christchurch declares state of emergency

A number of districts in New Zealand’s South Island have...

Father wins custody of 13 babies born to Thai surrogates

A Bangkok court has awarded paternity rights to a Japanese...

Frequent accidents mar Indonesia infrastructure projects

Indonesia suspended the construction of elevated infrastructure projects, including rail...