Thai authorities find bodies of six suspected Rohingya migrants from Burma at a rubber plantation where a mass grave was found at the weekend.
Police found two more camps Tuesday believed to have held human trafficking victims in southern Thailand, days after the grim discovery of 26 bodies at a separate location.
Edward Snowden’s disclosures of US cyberspying and security holes in American technology products prompt Beijing to accelerate efforts to replace foreign technology with Chinese-developed systems.
A row breaks out between Nepal and some international agencies over the handling of aid that poured into the country after last month’s devastating earthquake.
China’s armed forces, the largest in the world, have yet to become a military which fully follows the law, its official newspaper said on Tuesday.
Nepal’s government says it will need immense international support as the Himalayan nation begins turning its attention toward reconstruction following the devastating April earthquake.
Scientists blame climate change for uneven rainfall that is cutting yields and lifting costs for tea firms, which are resisting calls to raise laborers’ pay.
Thai police arrest a man they believe is key to a human trafficking network that ran a jungle camp where dozens of bodies were found.
Thai police find at least 30 graves believed to belong to migrants from Burma and Bangladesh at what authorities say is an abandoned trafficking camp.
Many who fought for US-backed forces in southern Vietnam faced mistreatment and discrimination after the fall of Saigon, and reconciliation remains incomplete.
Scientists in China describe one of the weirdest flying creatures ever discovered, a pigeon-size dinosaur with wings like a bat.
“Excuses or reasoning doesn’t work for Kim Jong Un, and his style of rule is to push through everything, and if there’s any objection, he takes that as a challenge to authority and comes back with execution as a showcase,” said a South Korean official.
The first supplies of food aid begin reaching remote, earthquake-shattered mountain villages in Nepal, while thousands clamor to board buses out of the capital.
People stranded in remote villages and towns across Nepal still wait for aid and relief to arrive days after a devastating earthquake.
“The executions have been successfully implemented, perfectly—all worked, no misses,” said the Indonesian attorney-general of the executions of two Australians, four Nigerians, a Brazilian and an Indonesian man.
Some of the tens of thousands stricken by a devastating earthquake have expressed frustration at what they said was their government’s slow response to the crisis.
Thailand seizes 3 tons of ivory shipped from Kenya in the second-biggest bust in the country’s history, one week after the biggest seizure.
The leader of Bangladesh’s main opposition party threats retaliation if local elections being held this week are not conducted fairly.
Australia continues to lobby Indonesia to spare the lives of two Australians on death row despite 10 prisoners being told they could die within days.
Thousands of desperate Nepalese huddled under tents and sought scarce food and medical supplies on Monday, two days after a massive quake killed more than 3,200 people.