A group of Indian Catholic nuns are staging a rare street protest in the southern state of Kerala demanding justice after an alleged sexual assault of a nun by a bishop.
Police investigating a scandal question more than 50 people who received payments from a sum of $972 million that entered the personal bank account of former PM Najib Razak.
The accused allegedly receiving proceeds totaling 9.5 million ringgit ($2.29 million) from illegal activities through checks issued by former Malaysian prime minister Najib.
Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque said the Rohingya would stay in refugee camps until they return to Myanmar or are resettled in other countries.
Japanese have long been conditioned to prepare for earthquakes, but powerful typhoons and sudden, heavy rains have brought to the forefront another kind of disaster: flooding.
Cambodian PM Hun Sen pointed to the international condemnation of his country's recent election, which was seen by many as a farce after the main opposition party was dissolved.
Even after 14 outbreaks of African swine fever across China in just over a month, some small farmers do not believe the threat to their livelihood is real.
State-media has hinted in recent weeks that China may be preparing to end its decades-long policy of determining the number of children that couples can have.
The talks laid the foundations for an upcoming summit at which governments will agree on rules for the implementation of the Paris Agreement this December.
Beijing city authorities have banned one of the largest unofficial Protestant churches in the city and confiscated "illegal promotional materials”.
Jack Ma, the charismatic co-founder of China's largest e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, will step down as chairman in exactly one year.
The search for 26 missing residents continues as Hokkaido struggles to restore power and transport lines after a 6.7-magnitude quake on Thursday.
The report found that Facebook’s translation feature often mistranslated Burmese-language hate speech.
The Land Allocation scheme allows villagers to live in the forest as long as they care for it, but does not grant them full ownership rights, putting them at risk of eviction.
The 6.7-magnitude earthquake has shut the island’s airport, power plants and train lines and caused dozens of landslides.