Sopheng Cheang, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 3:51am
An envoy of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Cambodia on Friday for talks on regional issues and bilateral cooperation, also touching on the July election that critics say will be neither free nor fair.
Munir Amed, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 3:27am
A senior Pakistani woman lawmaker from the opposition party of former President Asif Ali Zardari has become the country's first opposition leader in the upper house of parliament, officials said Friday, a sign of the increasing role women have in this Islamic nation's legislature.
Myanmar's parliament has taken a first step in selecting a replacement for President Htin Kyaw, who retired this week with ill health, by filling the empty seat of one of the country's three vice presidents.
Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 3:12am
Foreign policy hard-liner John Bolton's appointment as U.S. national security adviser comes at a particularly sensitive time for relations with Beijing following President Donald Trump's approval of new tariffs on China and a law encouraging closer relations with Taiwan.
A Spanish Supreme Court probe into last year's attempt to secede Catalonia from Spain wraps up Friday with the judge expected to charge 28 regional politicians and separatist leaders with offenses that may include rebellion.
Residents startled awake by loud noise and smoke signaled for help with lit mobile phones and crawled onto cranes from their balconies to escape a fire Friday at a large condominium complex in southern Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City. At least 13 people were killed and 28 injured, with police saying it was unclear if anyone was missing.
Bouazza Ben Bouazza, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 23rd - 12:16am
Simon Slama and his family are the only Jews left in the Tunisian city of Monastir, once home to a thriving Jewish community. But instead of joining the exodus, he is running for office — as a candidate of Tunisia's Islamist party.
Amir Shah, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 22nd - 11:39pm
Sloppy blood collection and identification by Afghanistan's army may have led to the deaths of injured soldiers who received the wrong blood type, a U.S. watchdog said. Its report also questioned whether blood was being properly tested for disease.