Suu Kyi and Myanmar face chorus of anger over Rohingya crisis

Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai and Muslim countries in Asia led a growing chorus of criticism on Monday aimed at Myanmar and its civilian...

Rohingya beheaded, burned alive in Myanmar: Witnesses

Government forces in Myanmar have beheaded and burned alive Rohingya Muslim civilians, including children, witnesses say, as calls grow to stop the “genocide” against the...

North Korea says 6th nuke test was H-bomb, ‘perfect success’

The test was carried out at 12:29 p.m. local time at the Punggye-ri site where North Korea has also conducted past nuclear tests. Officials...

Food aid suspended as Myanmar state sinks deeper into violence

The World Food Programme has suspended food aid in Myanmar's violence-scorched Rakhine state, as the humanitarian situation deteriorates with a surging death toll and...

Samsung’s Lee given 5-year jail sentence for bribery

The vice chairman of Samsung Electronics has been given a five-year jail sentence over illegal payments for South Korea’s former President Park Geun-hye. Jay Y. Lee,...

South Korea prosecutors seek 12 years’ jail for Samsung heir

South Korean prosecutors on Monday demanded the heir to the Samsung empire be jailed for 12 years over his role in the corruption scandal...
#Nepali transgender woman Monika Shahi Nath (L) and her husband Ramesh Nath (R) pose for pictures

Nepali couple registers ‘first transgender marriage’

A Nepali transgender woman and a man registered their marriage, a first in the country, the couple said Saturday, despite an absence of laws...
#Zambia arrests 3 Chinese for rhino horn trafficking

Zambia arrests three Chinese nationals for rhino horn trafficking

Zambian authorities on Sunday said they had arrested three Chinese nationals and two locals found carrying pieces of rhino horn at the border with...

North Korea 2nd ICBM test puts much of US in range: experts

PYONGYANG, North Korea  — North Korea on Friday test-fired its second intercontinental ballistic missile, which flew longer and higher than the first according to...

North Korea ‘clearly’ has range to hit US

North Korea “clearly” has the range to hit parts of the United States with an intercontinental ballistic missile — but not with much accuracy,...