South Koreans are frustrated by latest conflict with Pyongyang.
US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley says her country was "not looking for war" with North Korea, as the UN Security Council unanimously passes new sanctions she says will "starve the regime" into stopping its nuclear programme.
The deadly security operation in Myanmar's Rakhine state is apparently designed to rid the country of the Muslim Rohingya minority, UN rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein says.
Blocking of access to popular gaming platform Steam has been lifted after the site complied with the government's request to disable downloads for the video game 'Fight of Gods' to Malaysians.
Rohingya militants on Sunday declared a ceasefire in their fight against Myanmar troops in conflict-ridden northern Rakhine state, as refugees continued to stream into neighbouring Bangladesh.
A 5-metre python swallows and then regurgitates a whole cat weighing more than 3 kilograms in a suburb near Bangkok.
The Philippine government is "rethinking" its deadly campaign against illegal drugs following the killing of three teenagers in alleged police operations linked to the crackdown.
North Korea's missile programme is a source of deep concern for the international community. The country's missile programme started with Soviet designed Scud missile, with its first batch reportedly coming via Egypt in 1976.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae In agree to closely coordinate for new, tougher sanctions against North Korea, during talks in the far-eastern Russian port city of Vladivostok.
Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi says "terrorists" are behind an "iceberg of misinformation" about the Rohingya crisis, in a statement that did not mention the unfolding humanitarian crisis on the border with Bangladesh.