MANILA — Marches and demonstrations in Asia are kicking off rallies around the world to mark International Women's Day.
JAKARTA — A video of an orangutan smoking has brought more criticism of a zoo in Indonesia infamous for past animal welfare troubles.
KUALA LUMPUR — The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 by a U.S. company will likely end in June, a Malaysian official said, as families of passengers marked the fourth anniversary of the plane's disappearance with renewed hope that the world's biggest aviation mystery will be solved.
JAKARTA — Australia on Saturday urged Indonesia against any leniency toward the ideological leader of the Bali bombers as the government considers house arrest or other forms of clemency for the ailing radical cleric who is now in prison.
DHAKA, Bangladesh — Three peace prize laureates who met with Rohingya Muslims in sprawling refugee camps accused fellow Nobel recipient Aung San Suu Kyi and Myanmar's military of committing genocide in the deadly violence that forced hundreds of thousands to flee into Bangladesh.
SANTA ANA, California — Vietnamese immigrants have filed a lawsuit alleging U.S. authorities are rounding them up and holding them in detention facilities for deportation – even though the Vietnamese government has not agreed to take them back.
SHAH ALAM, Malaysia — A police investigator testified Tuesday that the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader told a friend in Malaysia that his life was in danger six months before he was killed at an airport.
PHNOM PENH — A court in Cambodia has ordered the seizure of the headquarters of the country's former opposition party, which was dissolved last November after a ruling that it was involved in trying to overthrow the government of Prime Minister Hun Sen.
PHNOM PENH — The ruling party of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen claimed a sweeping win in Sunday's elections for the country's Senate, a victory that it assured itself by eliminating any serious opposition from the contest.
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh — Their houses are often made of plastic sheets. Much of their food comes from aid agencies. Jobs are few, and there is painfully little to do. The nightmares are relentless.