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Indonesia Police Arrests Dozens in Raid on Jakarta Gay Sauna

JAKARTA — Indonesian police say they detained dozens of men in a raid on a gay sauna in the capital Jakarta.
David Noel Catry of Belgium gets off form a prison truck upon its arrival Friday at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court in Phnom Penh. Photo: Lok Samret / Associated Press

Belgian Gets Life for Cambodian Cocaine Smuggling

PHNOM PENH — A Cambodian court has sentenced a Belgian man to life in prison for smuggling cocaine into the country.

Man Arrested for Hacking Jakarta Billboard With Japanese Porn

JAKARTA — Indonesian police say a man they arrested for broadcasting pornography on an electronic billboard in the country's capital gained access to the system after it displayed its log-on credentials.
Lt. Gen. William R. Peers, head of the Army panel flying to Vietnam to investigate the initial probe into the alleged My Lai massacre, sights along his cigar during a preflight news conference in 1969 in the Pentagon. Photo: Associated Press

50 Years Ago, the My Lai Massacre Shamed the US Military

MY LAI, Vietnam — The shudder of artillery fire woke the boy at 5:30 a.m. Three American soldiers appeared at his family's home a couple of hours later and forced the mother and five children into their bomb shelter, a structure most every Vietnamese home had during the war, to keep them safe.

Suu Kyi Says Trust Must Precede Peace in Myanmar (Photos)

BANGKOK — Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Friday there must be trust between conflicting groups in the country before there can be full peace.

US Issues Travel Advisory for 11 Southeast Asian Nations

NEW YORK — U.S. health officials are advising pregnant women to postpone travel to 11 countries in Southeast Asia because of Zika outbreaks in the region.

Thai Authorities Seek Political Foes Taking Refuge in Laos

BANGKOK — Thailand's military government wants neighboring Laos to send back about half a dozen Thai citizens who have reportedly taken refuge there to escape being arrested for insulting the Thai monarchy, a crime punishable by up to 15 years in prison.

Indonesia Man Swallowed by Python, Villagers and Reports Say (Video)

JAKARTA — Villagers and news reports say a 25-year-old Indonesian man was swallowed whole by a python on the island of Sulawesi.

Cambodian Charged With Murder in Government Critic’s Killing

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — A former Cambodian soldier has been charged with murder in the killing of a prominent government critic, an attack that has raised accusations of a political conspiracy.
Gurkha police officers on Sunday guard the perimeter of the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore ahead of the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Photo: Yong Teck Lim / Associated Press

Elite Nepali Gurkhas Deployed to Secure Trump-Kim Summit

SINGAPORE — To protect one of the highest-profile diplomatic events so far this century, Singapore has enlisted the help of its fearsome Nepalese fighters whose large curved knives, according to custom, must "taste blood" whenever they're drawn.


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