Myanmar gov’t agrees ceasefire with armed Shan group

Shan group among several large ethnic armed groups that refused to join Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement Oct. 15 By Joshua Carroll YANGON - The Myanmar government and a...
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Abu Sayyaf suspected of decapitating Philippine worker

Body of cellular tower inspector found day after abduction in southern Basilan province. ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - A cellular tower inspector has been found dead in...

Turkey ready to hold talks, but won’t apologize to Russia

-'Protection of Turkish borders is a national duty and our army did their job to protect its airspace,' Davutoglu has said at NATO headquarters...

Putin says experts can examine black box of downed jet

Moscow has recovered the black box of the Russian jet downed for violating Turkish airspace on Nov. 24 MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin has...

15 dead in Azerbaijan apartment block blaze

Fire erupts in cladding of 16-storey building in Baku. BAKU - At least 15 people died and 63 were injured in a fire in a...

Policeman dies, 4 injured as bombings shake Thai south

Remote-controlled bomb attached to tree explodes injuring 7 soldiers; 4 police injured -one killed -as inspect scene of blast By Max Constant BANGKOK - One policeman...

Pilot of downed jet with Syrian army: Russian envoy

Russian envoy to France says both pilots ejected from SU-24 jet after Turkey shot it down for violating its airspace, but while one survived,...

UPDATE – Death toll from Philippine factory fire rises to 72

Rescue teams continue search for undetermined number of victims at scene of fatal fire in capital’s suburb. ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – More than 70 people...

Indonesia: 7 die after drinking mosquito repellent

Men had mixed repellent mixed with liquor and energy drinks to increase its potency. Seven people have died in Indonesia after consuming tainted alcohol, according to local police. Local...

Indonesian fisherman rescue almost 800 migrants

Head of police tells Anadolu Agency that boats containing 420 people from Bangladesh and 370 from Myanmar found floating 20 nautical miles off coast JAKARTA,...

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...

Turkey-Russia ties: Nuclear plant to go on despite row

Turkish president says despite tension between Ankara and Moscow, there is no indication that Akkuyu nuclear power plant project would stall ANKARA - Turkey’s President...

Bangkok bomber claims did it in effort to see family

Lawyer says client who confessed to planting bomb that killed 20 did so as alleged ringleader had promised him passage to Turkey By Max Constant BANGKOK...
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SKorea hoping to salvage Sewol ferry in September

Government unveils plans to recover sunken vessel, which claimed 304 lives when it sank April 16, 2014. SEOUL -- South Korean authorities answered one of...

UPDATE 2 – Philippines: 3 feared dead as typhoon hits north

Koppu destroys houses and topples trees and power lines while sweeping across archipelago’s northUPDATES WITH REPORTED DEATHSBy Roy Ramos & Hader GlangZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines...

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Hyundai’s misery Continues as Plant Shut Again on Vendor Row in...

The auto manufacturing company ended generation around their factory within the Chinese region subsequent to their provider ceased conveyance for attachments meant to accommodate...