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Myanmar by-elections a test for Suu Kyi's ruling party

Nov 3, 2018

Voters in several parts of Myanmar are choosing their representatives in 13 by-elections in a test of support for leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her ruling party

Aussie nun who angered Duterte forced to leave Philippines

Nov 3, 2018

An Australian nun who angered the Philippine president by joining anti-government protests has called on Filipinos to unite and fight human rights abuses ahead of her forced departure from the country

UN finds 486 million in Asia still hungry, progress stalled

Nov 2, 2018

A United Nations report says some 486 million people are malnourished in Asia and the Pacific and progress in alleviating hunger is stalling

Indonesian airline whose plane crashed a low-cost high flyer

Oct 29, 2018

Indonesian airline whose plane crashed a low cost high flyer

Former No. 1 Wozniacki has rheumatoid arthritis

Oct 25, 2018

Caroline Wozniacki says she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis before the U.S. Open

Brit, Canadian face 10 years in jail for spraying Thai wall

Oct 19, 2018

Police say a Briton and Canadian face up to 10 years in prison on charges of spraying paint on an ancient wall in northern Thailand

US defense secretary sees the enduring costs of Vietnam War

Oct 17, 2018

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sees first-hand the enduring costs of fighting the Vietnam War

Philippine president: Tests showed 'I'm not yet cancerous'

Oct 9, 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says medical tests show he doesn't have cancer, but adds that he won't release a detailed report on his health

Indonesian officials fear 5,000 missing as Christians pray

Oct 7, 2018

Christians dressed in their tidiest clothes have flocked to sermons in the earthquake and tsunami damaged Indonesian city of Palu, seeking answers as the death toll breached 1,700 and officials feared more than 5,000 others could be missing

The Latest: Volunteers bury more bodies from Indonesia quake

Oct 5, 2018

Volunteers are burying more victims in a mass grave a week after a powerful earthquake and tsunami hit the Indonesian city of Palu

Health

UN finds 486 million in Asia still hungry,...

Nov 2, 2018

A United Nations report says some 486 million people are malnourished in Asia and the Pacific and...

Former No. 1 Wozniacki has rheumatoid arthritis

Oct 25, 2018

Caroline Wozniacki says she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis before the U.S. Open

US defense secretary sees the enduring costs of...

Oct 17, 2018

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sees first-hand the enduring costs of fighting the Vietnam War

Philippine president: Tests showed 'I'm not yet...

Oct 9, 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says medical tests show he doesn't have cancer, but adds that...

Muslims pray for strength in quake-hit Indonesian...

Oct 5, 2018

As the sun slipped behind the mountains and a gentle breeze blew onshore, hundreds of Muslims...

Philippine's Duterte says he may have cancer,...

Oct 5, 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he might have cancer and is awaiting the results of...

Religion

Myanmar by-elections a test for Suu Kyi's ruling party

Voters in several parts of Myanmar are choosing their representatives in 13 by-elections in a test of support for leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her ruling party

Nov 3, 2018

Indonesian officials fear 5,000 missing as Christians pray

Christians dressed in their tidiest clothes have flocked to sermons in the earthquake and tsunami damaged Indonesian city of Palu, seeking answers as the death toll breached 1,700 and officials...

Oct 7, 2018

The Latest: Volunteers bury more bodies from Indonesia quake

Volunteers are burying more victims in a mass grave a week after a powerful earthquake and tsunami hit the Indonesian city of Palu

Oct 5, 2018

Muslims pray for strength in quake-hit Indonesian city

As the sun slipped behind the mountains and a gentle breeze blew onshore, hundreds of Muslims gathered on a beach to pray and remember those they lost, a week after a massive earthquake and tsunami...

Oct 5, 2018

Indonesia blasphemy woman endures cramped cell, bad food

A rights group says the Indonesian woman imprisoned for blasphemy after complaining about noise from a mosque is sharing a cramped cell with 16 other women and given "terrible" food

Sep 27, 2018

Indonesia presidential contenders vow peaceful campaign

Campaigning for Indonesia's presidential election officially began Sunday with the two contenders releasing white birds and vowing a peaceful race as concerns simmer the campaign will exploit...

Sep 23, 2018