Photo: Spewing ash

Indonesian motorists stop by a mosque to take pictures of Mount Sinabung’s eruption f...

Soldiers, residents begin cleanup after quake in Myanmar

Myanmar military members sweep the ground at the damaged, ancient Htilominlo Temple on Augu...


Powerful quake hits Myanmar, damaging famed Bagan temples

Two men look at a collapsed entrance of a pagoda after an earthquake in Bagan, Myanmar Augu...

UN aims to get women to divulge “most painful secrets” to fight domestic violence

Women sell Thanakha wood at the Kyaik-Khauk pagoda festival in Tanlyin township outside Yan...

Powerful 6.8 magnitude quake hits Myanmar: USGS

  Yangon: A powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit Myanmar Wednesday, the...

Bangladesh arrests Islamist accused of killing publisher

A file photo showing security personnel on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. (REUTERS) ...

Breakthrough for small-scale palm oil growers as hundreds win certification

A worker arranges palm oil fruits at a factory in Sepang outside Kuala Lumpur. AFP / Mohd R...

Hundreds of flights grounded as typhoon strikes near Tokyo

Businessmen walk under heavy rain in downtown Tokyo on August 22, 2016. A typhoon is on cou...

Thailand bomb attacks the work of ‘at least’ 20 people: police

Suspects (C) in Thailand's recent bomb attacks on tourist resort towns, is escorted to ...

Analysis: Justice elusive for slain aid workers on front lines of crises

  Candles are burnt in front of the photographs of 17 slain humanitarian workers fr...

Japan hit by 6.0 magnitude quake, no tsunami warning

File Photo: Miyako city Tokyo: Japan was hit by a strong earthquake for the sec...

Opinion: America can’t turn its back on Asia

Commander of the Chinese navy Admiral Wu Shengli and US Chief of Naval Operations Admiral J...

Flood-prone Bangladesh plans to keep food safe in home silos

Representative image: AFP / WIN MOE   By Syful Islam DHAKA: With millions...

Philippines frees communist leaders before peace talks in Norway

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte attends the 115th Police Service Anniversary at the Ph...

Singapore arrests two over Pokemon Go fight

A woman playing Pokemon Go (AFP/File photo)   Singapore: Two Singaporean men...

Bangladesh arrests four women in cafe attack probe

(File pic for representation purpose)   DHAKA: Bangladeshi security forces s...

Thai junta accused of exploiting bombings for political ends

Thai soldiers in vintage uniforms perform drills at the Grand Palace in Bangkok on August 1...

Thai police find unexploded devices in search for bombers

  Tourists watch as Thai soldiers in vintage uniforms patrol the Grand Palace in Ba...

Undermining China: towns sink after mines close

Tree trunks and rocks are set up to support a leaning wall of Li Yonghua's damaged cave...

Briton formally arrested over Bangladesh cafe carnage

FILE PHOTO: Bangladesh police escort former North South University teacher Hasnat Karim and...

Twin blasts in Thai resort town kill one, injure 19

Hua Hin Beach in Cloudy morning. Photo courtesy: Kriangsak Honchumpae / Wikimedia Commons ...