US Vice President Mike Pence tells Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi the state violence, forcing more than 700,000 of country's Rohingya Muslims to flee for Bangladesh, was "without excuse." Suu Kyi rebuffs criticism.
Speaker Karu Jayasuriya rules a majority of 225-member assembly supported motion against president's chosen Mahinda Rajapakse who was made prime minister on October 26 in place of Ranil Wickremesinghe.
The business of faith healing has flourished amongst the Rohingya, both those displaced within Myanmar and those in camps in Bangladesh. Here’s why.
President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday dissolved parliament and called snap elections for January 5, two weeks after firing the prime minister.
Southeast Asian countries will call for those responsible for atrocities against Myanmar's Rohingya minority to be held "fully accountable," according to a statement prepared for a regional summit.
The world's largest trade deal, also called RCEP, is pushed back to next year as trade ministers of Asia-Pacific countries fail to agree key terms at a summit, ahead of ASEAN meeting, in Singapore.
The Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington says they have found at least 13 missile operating bases that were not declared by Pyongyang. The report could be a problem for US President Trump's foreign policy towards the DPRK.
International observers found the last general elections in Bangladesh flawed as they were marred by an opposition boycott, low voter turnout, and deadly violence. Will the next polls be any different?
The Myanmar government said that this week it would begin repatriating the more than 700,000 Rohingya who fled from the Rakhine state in western Myanmar to Bangladesh to escape deadly violence carried out by Myanmar security forces.
The explosion comes as Afghan security forces have been suffering scores of casualties in heavy fighting with Taliban militants in two provinces. In Ghazni province, at least 25 Afghan elite commandos were reported dead.
Three parties have asked the Supreme Court to declare President Maithripala Sirisena's actions as illegal after the president dismissed the parliament.
The spending binge has for years eclipsed Cyber Monday in the US for online purchases made on a single day. China's day is on November 11, or 'Singles' Day' since it's 11/11.
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