The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) called on Myanmar on Thursday to stop its "unspeakable cruelty" against Rohingya Muslims.
Myanmar's military is accused of mass human rights violations in Rakhine and Kachin.
The prime minister of Muslim-majority Malaysia has been a vocal critic of Myanmar's government.
Hundreds in the Philippines protest against Donald Trump at the US embassy in Manila.
Three are dead and 20 injured after a car pursued by police rams into pedestrians in a Melbourne mall in Australia.
The Philippine government and communist guerrillas are set to resume peace talks in Rome on Thursday.
Vietnamese police arrested a dozen people for staging a demonstration against the Chinese takeover of the Paracel ]slands on Thursday.
The Taiwanese military is simulating a Chinese invasion during two days of drills.
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation calls on the United Nations to stop abuses against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State.
Defense Ministry spokesman Chhum Socheat says Cambodian troops will not participate in the annual "Angkor Sentinel" joint drill as they are needed for local elections in June.
A court hands down death sentences to more than 2 dozen individuals, including a former ruling Awami League member, over the 2014 gruesome murders.
A Turkish cargo plane goes down near the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek, killing mostly people on the ground at the crash site.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatens to impose martial law if his country’s drug problem is not resolved.
Japan and Indonesia have vowed to increase military cooperation in the face of a resurgent China.
Bangladesh police says they have arrested the main mastermind behind last year’s café massacre.
Manila says a South Korean and a Filipino, who were abducted by Daesh-linked militants in the Philippines, have been released.
Lawmakers from the ruling party in Myanmar’s Rakhine State have refused to meet the United Nations special envoy for the country.
Bangladesh demands the quick restoration of normal situation in Myanmar's Rakhine State.
Shinzo Abe visits the Philippine president in a trip aimed at shoring up ties between Tokyo and Manila.
Mehman Huseynov is known for his investigative online blogging.
Fifty-six OIC representatives are reportedly expected to take part in the meeting.
A court has ordered doctors to either write legible prescriptions or type them out to prevent errors of receiving wrong medication.
The country is reportedly planning to replace current Emperor Akihito with his eldest son.
Myanmar launches airstrikes on a border town, forcing thousands of people to flee to China.
Former juvenile inmates in Australia’s Northern Territory on Wednesday filed a class action lawsuit against the local government over abuse by prison staffers.
The king has said discussion is needed on the section of the charter regarding the monarchy.
The floods have hit 12 provinces since January 1, cutting off the south from the rest of the country.
The UN relief agency says 22,000 Rohingya had fled Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh over the past week.
Yanghee Lee, the UN’s special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, arrived in the country late on Sunday.
The minister, Sussan Ley, will be out of office until the findings of an investigation into allegations that she misused public funds is completed.
Witnesses said monks barged into the ceremony shortly after it started.
Storm Auring makes a landfall at southern Philippine islands, prompting mass evacuations.
Myanmarese forces in Rakhine kill two Muslim civilians and detain scores of others.
Police officers were forced to fire at the suspects when a grenade was lobbed at them, said a police official.
The Interior Ministry says the flooding, triggered by heavy rains, has affected over 700,000 people.
The United Nations special rapporteur for Myanmar will probe the numerous reports of violence against Rohingya Muslims in the country.
Human rights groups slam Myanmar for a campaign of whitewashing abuses against Rohingya Muslims by government forces.
Indonesia suspended military cooperation with Australia reportedly after disrespectful training materials was found at an Australian academy.
Nearly 23,000 people in Malaysia are forced out of their homes due to flooding in northeast states, officials say.
As many as 150 prisoners break out of the North Cotabato District Jail in the city of Kidapawan following an armed attack.
An anti-submarine destroyer and a sea tanker dock at Manila’s South Harbor, in what can change regional dynamics to the detriment of the United States.
Thousands are stranded in eastern Malaysian states after huge flooding caused by heavy rains.
The two men were severely beaten by police outside an Australian-run detention camp in Papua New Guinea.
The Filipino incoming envoy to China announces his country's strategic shift from the US to china.
The footage shows Myanmar’s police beating and kicking young villagers in the western state of Rakhine.
The people were killed on a ferry off the coast of the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, on Sunday.
The ruling party's Manjurul Islam Liton was gunned down by unknown assailants in the northern district of Gaibandha.
Malaysia has been highly critical of the violent crackdown by Myanmar's government on Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State.
President Duterte of the Philippines says US ambassadors are in cahoots with American intelligence agencies to spy on and undermine governments.
Nobel peace laureates are criticizing Myanmarese leader Aung San Suu Kyi for the atrocities against Rohingya Muslims.
Bangladesh says some 50,000 Rohingya Muslims crossed into its territory since an eruption of unrest in Myanmar's western state of Rakhine in early October.
China and South Korea react angrily to the Japanese defense minister's visit to a controversial war shrine.
Four soldiers are killed in the latest wave of clashes between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces.
Police in Australia seized more than a ton of cocaine worth about 260 million US dollars.
The 33 people were wounded when two bombs went off in Hilongos, in the central Philippines.
The State Security Court sentenced the five to death by hanging.
An Indonesian court rejects a plea by the defendant's lawyers to drop the blasphemy charges against him.
Although relatively weakened, the typhoon is now moving toward more-heavily populated areas near the capital.
The Philippine president has reportedly threatened to “burn down” the UN Headquarters in New York in a recent event.
The landfall by the strong typhoon has prompted thousands of evacuations from affected areas.
Refugees, angered by the death of a fellow resident, briefly take control of two detention centers leased to the Australian government in Papua New Guinea.
Police said the man had spoken with local journalists in the village of Ngakhura.
Police arrest five people suspected of plotting Christmas Day terrorist attacks in Melbourne.
Thousands of Japanese have protested against the presence of US military forces on the southern island of Okinawa.
Philippines’ Duterte sparks new controversy by accusing the country's laundering watchdog of corruption.
The blaze has engulfed 140 houses and other buildings in Itoigawa, with firefighters working to put out the flames.
Japan’s government plans to bolster its coast guard capabilities around East China Sea islands disputed by China.
"A vehicle has rammed our office in Canberra & exploded all staff are safe," says the director of the Australian Christian Lobby Group.
Thailand says it has been in talks with China to develop new military production facilities.
Three militants were killed at a house that police raided near Jakarta on Wednesday. Explosives were also discovered at the same site.
The Science and Technology Exchange Program forum is held ahead of nominations for the key Mustafa Prize granted to top Muslim scientists and researchers.
A flooded river in the town of Nausori caused major chaos for local residents as shown by broadcast video clips.
The UN urges the Philippines to launch a probe into President Duterte’s claim of being a killer.
2 dozen people lose their lives as heavy flooding triggered by days of torrential rains hit the Southeast Asian country.
Under the contract, French industrial group DNCS will open a branch in Australia’s Adelaide to build 12 Shortfin Barracuda stealth submarines.
International pressure mounts on Myanmar, whose leader Aung San Suu Kyi has until now largely ignored calls for an end to the plight of Muslims in the north.
A lawyer for an independence activist said the 200 people had applied to take part in a pro-independence demonstration organized for Monday.
The angry demonstrators chanted slogans, carrying placards denouncing Myanmar's Nobel laureate and state counselor, Aung San Suu Kyi.
The Hercules C-130 plane was on a training mission when it crashed in Indonesia’s easternmost region.
Human Rights Watch urged ASEAN countries to make strong efforts to end the plight of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar during a Monday ministerial meeting in the country.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Australia should break away from Britain once the reign of Queen Elizabeth II is over.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatens to halt an agreement with Washington over US troops visiting his country.
The UN says the government, led by Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, has taken a "short-sighted, counterproductive, even callous" approach to the crisis.
The Philippines says it has no concerns over the suspension of a US aid package.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe fail to resolve World War II-era hostilities after two days of talks.
The Turkmen president is nominated for a third term in the February 2017 election.
The Russian president meets Japanese Prime Minister Abe to discuss their decades-long dispute on Kuril Islands, among other issues.
Duterte said in a recent speech that he used to patrol the city of Davao as mayor on a big motorcycle to look for lawbreakers to kill.
Human Right Watch releases fresh satellite imagery showing Myanmarese army was behind the torching of Rohingya villages in Rakhine.
Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines free two Indonesian hostages held in captivity since six months ago.
Japan protests China’s allegation of dangerous conduct by Japanese aircraft during an encounter over the East China Sea.