The Irrawaddy talks to Muslim faith leader Haji U Aye Lwin and political analyst Maung Maung Soe about the State Counselor’s move to lead Myanmar’s defense at The Hague.
FACTBOX: A look at the genocide case against Myanmar at the UN’s highest court as State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi prepares to lead the country’s legal defense.
The leader of Myanmar’s Catholics, Cardinal Charles Bo, has called on the international community not to punish the entire nation for crimes against the Rohingya.
Climbing temperatures are taking a heavier toll on both rich and poor nations, according to an annual index measuring the effects of extreme weather on living conditions.
Chinese Communist Party organ People’s Daily slams US after House of Representatives passes bill requiring a stronger response to persecution of China’s Uighur Muslim minority.
New York judge disqualifies Washington lawyer who previously served as No. 2 in US Justice Department from defending China's Huawei in fraud, sanctions case.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says relief measures to be introduced in near-term, while slamming US law supporting protesters.
Around 80 percent of all people forced from their homes by weather disasters over the last decade were in Asia, Oxfam says.
Two military officers are included in a new Special Unit on International Criminal Justice formed to help defend Myanmar against genocide charges at the ICJ in The Hague.
US State Dept. official accuses Myanmar of failing to declare past chemical weapons programs or destroy its chemical weapons production plant, in breach of global pact.
During first papal visit to Thailand since 1984, Francis condemns exploitation of women and children for sex tourism, trafficking of migrants and laborers.
Government of China’s Xinjiang region claims New York Times report quoting leaked internal documents on the internment of Uighur Muslims was "fabricated".
Chinese government papers leaked to New York Times reveal details of Beijing’s clampdown on Uighurs in Xinjiang under Xi Jinping, who urged officials to show ‘no mercy’.
Responding to international efforts to prosecute Myanmar over the Rohingya crisis, government spokesman says country’s image ‘severely damaged’.
New York tops global Innovation Cities Index for its embrace of smart tech and start-ups. Index also rates transport, infrastructure, green space, property prices and net access among