UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council has been given green lights for visits this month to Myanmar and Bangladesh, where it expects to focus on the beleaguered Rohingya Muslim minority, as well as to Iraq.
PHNOM PENH — A former ally of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen was detained by police on Thursday in connection with allegations of illegal drug production from 2012.
SYDNEY — Australian officials say debris discovered in Madagascar by a man who previously found a part from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be examined by investigators to see if it, too, came from the missing plane.
SURABAYA, Indonesia — The United Nations secretary-general has condemned the suicide bombings of three churches in Indonesia's second-largest city of Surabaya.
SEI MENCIRIM, Indonesia — The slim boys in Muslim caps and robes at the Al Hidayah Islamic boarding school are grinning bolts of energy who love football, need a little coaxing to do their math and Quran lessons assiduously and aspire to become policemen or respected preachers.
HANOI, Vietnam — As China opened one of its six dams on the upper Mekong River last month to help parched Southeast Asian countries down river cope with a record drought, it was hailed as benevolent water diplomacy.
BANGKOK — All Thai tourists stranded on an Indonesian volcano have been safely evacuated, officials said Tuesday.
PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at the anti-corruption agency's office for more questioning over alleged graft at a state investment fund.
HANOI — A group of Chinese tourists wearing T-shirts depicting the country's territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea has sparked anger in Vietnam.