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Aung San Suu Kyi must step in to prevent the “genocide” of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, Malaysia’s prime minister said on Dec. 4 as he mocked the Nobel laureate for her inaction
BANGKOK – The Associated Press
Thailand has a new king, with the country’s crown prince formally taking the throne to succeed his much-revered late father, who reigned for 70 years.
All residents in China’s restive region of Xinjiang must hand in their passports to local police stations for “examination and management”, the Global Times newspaper said yesterday.
JAKARTA – Reuters
Tens of thousands of Muslims poured into central Jakarta on Dec. 2, to protest against the city’s governor, a Christian accused of insulting the Koran, fuelling tension that has alarmed Indonesian President Joko Widodo.
Twelve people have been arrested in eastern India for trafficking newborn babies, who were smuggled out of clinics in biscuit boxes, police said yesterday.
SEOUL - Agence France-Presse
South Korea's scandal-hit President Park Geun-Hye said on Nov. 29 she was willing to resign early and would let parliament decide her fate as leader
A powerful earthquake rocked northern Japan early on Nov. 22, briefly disrupting cooling functions at a nuclear plant and generating a small tsunami that hit the same Fukushima region devastated by a 2011 quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster, Reuters reported.
SHANGHAI - Agence France-Presse
The death toll from a collapse at a power station under construction in China has risen to 74, state media said Nov. 25, as web users expressed outrage over the country’s latest industrial accident
China is willing to consider any application from NATO-member Turkey to join a Russian and Chinese-led security bloc, the Shanghai Pact, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said Nov. 21 after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said his country could join
BEIJING - The Associated Press
At least 40 people were killed and many others are believed to be trapped in a scaffolding collapse yesterday morning at a power plant construction site in eastern China, state media reported.
A massive suicide blast targeting Shiites killed at least 27 people and wounded 35 as worshippers gathered at a Kabul mosque Nov. 21, officials said, the latest sectarian attack to rock the Afghan capital