Some 30 climbers have developed frostbite or become sick near the summit of Mount Everest, a mountaineering official said Sunday, after two deaths from apparent altitude sickness in recent days highlighted the risks on the world's highest mountain.
Sri Lankan soldiers pulled more bodies from landslides and distributed food and water to hundreds of thousands of residents camped in shelters on Sunday after major floods hit the island.
Aung San Suu Kyi on Sunday addressed controversy over the use of the word "Rohingya" to describe the persecuted and stateless Muslim minority, warning that use of the term risked inflaming communal tensions in Myanmar.
The Philippines has halted an investigation into an alleged vigilante death squad linked to President-elect Rodrigo Duterte after the key witness disappeared, likely due to fear of the incoming leader, officials said.
Nine people were plucked to safety from their struggling hot air ballon in a dramatic water rescue carried out by a family on the Australian coast.
Thailand's ousted prime minister called on the kingdom's generals to return power to the people as the country marked the second anniversary Sunday of its latest coup.
The Philippines president-elect blasted the Catholic Church Sunday for hypocrisy, saying the bishops who had condemned him during his campaign had been asking favors from the government.
Five people, including teenagers, died from unknown causes during a pop concert in a suburb of the Philippine capital, police said Sunday.
Communist rebels on Sunday killed two farmers in the central Philippines despite peace overtures from incoming President Rodrigo Duterte, the military said.
Foreign aid began arriving in Sri Lanka Saturday, bringing help to half a million people who have been driven from their homes by heavy rains and landslides that have killed at least 71.