Multiple boats packed with Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar were turned back by Bangladesh border guards Monday, despite appeals by the country's opposition to provide shelter to the persecuted Muslim minority.
Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena has asked Donald Trump to pressure the U.N. Human Rights Council to drop war crimes allegations against the country's troops.
Five people were killed and three others were left missing in a boating accident in New Zealand on Saturday, police said.
Myanmar is engaged in "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims, a U.N. official has said, as reports emerged Friday of troops shooting at villagers as they tried to flee.
A special Cambodian court on Wednesday upheld the life sentences for the two most senior surviving members of the Khmer Rouge regime, which was responsible for the deaths of 1.7 million people.
Cambodia's UN-backed court upheld life sentences for two top former Khmer Rouge leaders on Wednesday for crimes against humanity, in a verdict welcomed by survivors of the brutal regime.
Cambodia's opposition party has ended a six-month boycott of the parliament, saying it wants to ensure the national budget for 2017 is debated properly in the house.
The Dalai Lama preached to thousands of Buddhists in Mongolia despite demands from China that the visit by the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader be scrapped, at a time Mongolia seeks a critical aid package from its powerful neighbor.
An Australian nurse and fertility specialist has been arrested for allegedly running an illegal surrogacy service in Cambodia, the country's anti-human trafficking police said on Sunday.
The Bangladeshi coast guard prevented 125 Rohingya Muslims from entering its territory as the group attempted to escape violent unrest in neighboring Myanmar.