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Mahathir slams Suu Kyi for Myanmar’s oppression, ‘mass killing’ of Rohingya

5 hours 42 min ago
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed sharply criticized Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday for her handling of an ethnic crisis that led to ...

Myanmar’s neighbors to call for ‘accountability’ in Rakhine crisis: draft statement

14 hours 8 min ago
Southeast Asian nations will call for those responsible for atrocities in Myanmar’s Rakhine state to be held “fully accountable,” according to a statement prepared for ...

Beijing dismisses ‘hearsay’ on Muslim internment

14 hours 31 min ago
China defended its internment of Muslims in the country’s northwest as a terrorism prevention measure on Tuesday, calling on the international community to reject “hearsay” ...

Taiwan grandpa catches ’em all playing Pokemon Go on 15 phones

19 hours 19 min ago
Chen San-yuan turns heads as he cycles through a suburb of Taipei, Taiwan’s capital.The reason why? Attached to the front of his bicycle are 15 ...

Hong Kong democracy activists to face trial over roles in 2014 rallies as Beijing tightens grip

19 hours 39 min ago
Three leading Hong Kong democracy campaigners go on trial next week over their involvement in massive rallies calling for political reform, as room for opposition ...

Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honor

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 22:58
Amnesty International on Monday stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honor over the de facto Myanmar leader’s “indifference” to the atrocities committed by ...

China temporarily suspends rule allowing trade in tiger bone and rhino horn

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 22:44
China says it is suspending rule changes that have allowed trade in tiger and rhinoceros parts, after the move to reverse a past ban sparked ...

Top military officer confirms Chinese Air Force plan to ‘extend reach into space’

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 22:37
The Chinese Air Force intends to expand its presence into space as part of its plan to become a “world-class force,” state-run media reported Tuesday, ...

Indonesia urges more training for pilots after learning Lion Air manual didn’t cover situation leading to crash

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 14:23
Indonesian investigators said on Monday more training was needed for Boeing 737 MAX pilots after discovering the situation believed to have faced the crew of ...

‘Massive confusion and fear’: Rohingya flee Bangladesh camps fearing forcible return to Myanmar

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 14:19
Rohingya Muslims were fleeing Bangladeshi refugee camps to avoid being repatriated to Myanmar later this week, community leaders said Monday.Authorities plan to begin returning Rohingya ...

North Korean missile bases housing weapons capable of striking much of Japan still up and running, think tank says

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 08:09
A U.S. think tank says it has uncovered 13 of an estimated 20 North Korean missile operating bases inside the country — including those believed ...

Labor activists in China go missing after suspected coordinated raids

Mon, 11/12/2018 - 05:09
At least 12 Chinese labor activists have gone missing in recent days, in what sources close to them believe was a coordinated effort by authorities ...

South Korea-U.S. military drills violate Sept. 19 agreement: North Korea media

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 22:46
South Korea’s resumption of small-scale military drills with the United States violated a recent agreement aimed at lowering tensions on the Korean Peninsula, North Korean ...

Jewish human rights group blasts K-pop band BTS over A-bomb T-shirt and hats with Nazi logo

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 21:43
A leading Jewish human rights group has denounced popular K-pop band BTS, whose live performance on Japanese TV was canceled last week, over a T-shirt ...

Pence subs for Trump at summits with skeptical Asian nations

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 15:41
Mike Pence will stand in for President Donald Trump at several international gatherings this week in Asia, a region where the U.S. faces increasing doubts ...

Myanmar prepares for first Rohingya returnees but U.N. warns against rushing

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 14:29
Myanmar officials said on Sunday the country was ready to receive more than 2,000 Rohingya Muslims sheltering in Bangladesh on Nov. 15, the first group ...

Mahinda Rajapaksa vows January snap election called by Sri Lankan president will go ahead

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 03:50
Sri Lanka’s former strongman leader Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday vowed snap elections will go ahead to “seek a mandate from the people” after the president’s ...

Woman arrested over Australian needles-in-strawberries spiking case

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 01:32
Following a crisis that sparked panic across Australia recently, a woman has been arrested after a “complex” investigation into an incident in which needles were ...

Somber ceremonies in Australia, New Zealand and India mark WWI armistice centenary

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 00:37
India, Australia and New Zealand paused Sunday on the centenary of the end of World War I to remember the more than 150,000 of their ...

Over 500 woman register to enter flash point Indian temple in Kerala state

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 04:53
A new standoff between Hindu traditionalists and Indian police over a flash point shrine is looming in the coming week, with 560 women reportedly registering ...

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