Police said they had arrested the suspected leader and nine other suspects behind a wave of anti-Muslim attacks by Sinhalese Buddhist hardliners this week.
China is the world's largest beer market by volume. CR Beer's biggest brand, Snow, is the world's top-selling beer, but is almost exclusively sold in China.
National Security Adviser Thaung Tun said charges of ethnic cleansing and genocide were very serious and should not be bandied about lightly.
The country has been rocked by communal clashes in its central highlands since Sunday following attacks on Muslims by nationalist Sinhalese crowds.
Indonesia has blocked microblogging site Tumblr after complaints about pornographic content on hundreds of accounts.
Najib's foes are expected to fan suspicions of corruption over billions of dollars that have gone missing from a state fund founded by the prime minister.
Tension has been growing between the two communities in Sri Lanka over the past year, with some hardline Buddhist groups accusing Muslims of forcing people to convert to Islam.
The proportion of girls getting married in India has nearly halved in a decade, contributing significantly to a global decline in child marriage.
China unveiled its largest rise in defense spending in three years, setting an 8.1 percent growth target to fuel the country's military modernization program.
India’s ruling BJP consolidated its position in the northeast after a landslide election victory in Tripura, ending 25 years of communist rule in the state.
Civil lawsuits filed by the US DOJ say Malaysian financier Jho Low used proceeds diverted from 1MDB to buy Equanimity, a 91-meter yacht registered in the Cayman Islands.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen denounced protesters in Australia as dogs on Thursday for burning his effigy, days after threatening to beat them up.
The Philippines and China have agreed to look for ways to jointly explore for oil and gas in the South China Sea without having to address the touchy issue of sovereignty.
The Trafficking of Persons Bill aims to prioritize survivors' needs and prevent victims, such as women and girls found in brothel raids, from being jailed.
An Indian government agency for indigenous people has asked the forest ministry to ensure that its tiger conservation policy does not threaten the rights of indigenous people.