Indonesia Detains Polish Man in Conflict-Prone Papua Region
JAKARTA — Indonesian security forces have detained a Polish man in the troubled Papua region on suspicion of links to separatists. A police report seen...
5 Month Jail Sentence for Cambodian Opposition Leader
PHNOM PENH — A Cambodian opposition leader was sentence to five months in jail Friday in the latest face off between the government and opposition as political tensions around challenges to Prime Minister Hun Sen's long-standing autocratic rule show no signs of easing.
1 Dead, 4 Injured in Suicide Bombing in Jakarta
JAKARTA — Police say a suspected suicide bomb blast near a bus terminal in Indonesia's capital has killed a policeman and injured four other officers.
A Look at Malaysia’s Monarchy Before Sultans Pick Next King
KUALA LUMPUR — After stripping Malaysia's royal families of some of their powers during his 22-year stint as prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad almost didn't...
Malaysia: Indonesia Returns Yacht Seized in Graft Probe
KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Monday that Indonesia has handed over a yacht allegedly bought with money stolen from the...
Cambodia Acknowledges Arrest of Briton Wanted for Pattaya Murder
PHNOM PENH — A British man suspected of involvement in the gangland-style slaying of another Briton in the Thai resort town of Pattaya has...
UN Experts: Al-Qaida Greater Threat Than IS in Some Places
UNITED NATIONS — Al-Qaida's global network remains "remarkably resilient" and poses a greater threat than the Islamic State extremist group in several regions, including Yemen and Somalia, U.N. experts say.
Last Khmer Rouge Leaders Guilty of Genocide, Get Life Terms
PHNOM PENH — The last surviving leaders of the communist Khmer Rouge regime that brutally ruled Cambodia in the 1970s were convicted of genocide,...
Singapore Scare Highlights US Anxiety Over Mystery Injuries
WASHINGTON — As President Donald Trump was heading to Singapore for a historic summit with North Korea's leader, a State Department diplomatic security agent who was part of the advance team reported hearing an unusual sound he believed was similar to what was experienced by U.S. diplomats in Cuba and China who later became ill.
Asian Club of Strongmen Welcomes ‘Duterte Harry’
VIENTIANE — As bodies continue to pile up in his war on illegal drugs, the Philippine president is making waves at his first summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations where he joins a diverse cast of leaders, including some who have found themselves in the cross hairs of human rights watchdogs.