Thailand asked to drop defamation case against reporters

Human Rights Watch says duo among few who still regularly report on pervasive human trafficking of Muslim Rohingya in Thailand. BANGKOK - Human Rights Watch...

‘Missing’ Chinese tycoon ‘assisting probes’: company

Statement comes after Guo Guangchang reported missing amid speculation whether he was detained as graft suspect BEIJING - Companies controlled by a renowned Chinese businessman...

Indonesia to focus on why migrants are leaving at meet

Wednesday meeting first between Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia since boat people started arriving on shores. JAKARTA - Indonesia says it wants to focus on exactly...

Bodies of Australians executed in Indonesia arrive home

Australian foreign minister blasted for suggesting it was 'time to move on' from the executions. MELBOURNE - The coffins of two Australian men executed in...

Pakistan surprised by listing in Saudi-led anti-terror bloc

Islamabad voices surprise over its reported inclusion in 34-nation coalition against terrorism KARACHI, Pakistan - Pakistan has expressed its surprise to hear that Saudi Arabia this...
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US marines testify at colleague’s trial in Philippines

Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton accused of killing transgender Filipina woman on night of bar hopping. ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Colleagues of a U.S. marine...

UPDATE 2 – China: Rescuers to upright boat in search for survivors

77 bodies now recovered from boat with 456 people on board that overturned in bad weather on Yangtze River late Monday *UPDATES TO UPDATE DEATH...

Fossils found in China identified as Jurassic

Lufengosaurus Magnus and Lufengosaurus Huenei fossils discovered in southwest China during road work BEIJING - Two fossils discovered a month ago in southwest China have been identified...

UPDATE – Gunman dead after killing 4 in rural China

Two policemen among those killed by suspect who allegedly suffered from schizophreniaUPDATES DETAILSBEIJING - A Chinese villager has been found dead after shooting...

US concerned about Myanmar refugees stranded at sea

Hundreds of Rohingan Muslim refugees arrived in Indonesian as thousands more thought to be still at sea. WASHINGTON -- A State Department spokesman on Wednesday...

Football: Fans await Fenerbahce – Trabzonspor clash

Super Lig title contenders Fenerbahce aim to lead the league by winning tough game against Trabzonspor in Istanbul ANKARA – Turkish Spor Toto Super Lig...

More than 1,000 killed in Nepal earthquake

7.8-magnitude quake hits Himalayan nation, causing tremors in northern India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. KATHMANDU, Nepal  - More than one thousand people were killed in Nepal after the Himalayan...
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Missing Trigana Airplane in Indonesia

Operational Deputy of Indonesian National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) Heronimus Guru delivers a speech during a press conference on "missing Trigana airplane" in...

Malaysia suspects officials linked to mass graves

- Home minister says initial investigations found enforcement officers collaborated with traffickers with links across Southeast Asia By P Prem Kumar KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia has...

Bus crash in China kills 8 amid record rainfall

- More than 40 others passengers – all employees at same company – wounded after vehicle hits guardrail. BEIJING -- A bus accident in south-central...

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