Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 10:23pm on December 13, 2016
Myanmar's religious affairs ministry plans to write a book to prove the Rohingya are not indigenous to the country, as tensions grow over a brutal military crackdown on the Muslim minority.
Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 07:31pm on December 13, 2016
Russia wants to boost bilateral ties with Japan on all fronts and hopes to reach a peace treaty with its eastern neighbour...
Reuters | Updated at 06:44pm on December 13, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump announced Exxon Mobil Corp's Rex Tillerson as his choice for secretary of state on Tuesday...
United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:43pm on December 13, 2016
Turkey's unprecedented crackdown on media brought the total number of jailed journalists worldwide to the highest number since the Committee to Protect Journalists...
Reuters | Updated at 01:30pm on December 13, 2016
Pakistan International Airlines chairman Azam Saigol has resigned from his post citing personal reasons, the company’s spokesman said on Tuesday, less than...
BBC | Updated at 09:25am on December 13, 2016
Qatar is ending its labour sponsorship system that forces foreign workers to seek their employer’s permission to change jobs or leave...
Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:54pm on December 13, 2016
At least 10 people were killed when Cyclone Vardah slammed into the southern Indian tech hub of Chennai, bringing down houses and cutting off the...
Associated Press | Updated at 09:50am on December 13, 2016
Presidential election recount efforts came to an end Monday in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, with both states certifying Republican Donald Trump as the winner in contests that helped put him over the top in the Electoral College stakes...
BBC | Updated at 09:40am on December 13, 2016
UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has voiced alarm ‘over reports of atrocities against a large number of civilians’ in Syria's city of Aleppo...
Associated Press | Updated at 09:25am on December 13, 2016
The minority Christian governor of the Indonesian capital, who is on trial for alleged blasphemy, sobbed in court on Tuesday as he recalled the role of Muslim godparents in his childhood and said he would never intentionally insult Islam...