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Health-conscious Jakartans are on a shopping spree this weekend.

An Australian mosque reportedly visited by a 15-year-old boy before he shot dead a civilian police employee in an "act of terrorism" has been raided, police said Sunday.

Myanmar's government will sign a long-negotiated cease-fire on Oct. 15 but with only eight rebel forces, officials said Sunday, as several major insurgent groups declined to ink an agreement that excludes some factions.

The moment they saw the city water tanker stop in their neighborhood, Mohammed and Nayla rushed toward it. That day, the water was free -- a rare event in Karachi, where organized gangs siphon it off to sell to thirsty residents.
The 'water mafias' that suck Karachi dry


With lights flashing and sirens blaring, volunteer ambulance driver Myint Hein weaves through traffic-choked Yangon, a lifeline in Myanmar where health care was crippled by decades of chronic underfunding during junta rule.
From ambulances to funerals, volunteers prop up Myanmar health care system


A suspected U.S. airstrike on a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz Saturday killed 16 Doctors Without Borders staff, in a bombardment the charity said continued for more than 30 minutes after Washington was informed.
16 killed in apparent US strike on hospital


India's unofficial blockade of Nepal has put a crunch on this Himalayan nation, with cars lining up for miles around gasoline stations, schools shutting down, vegetables in short supply and taxis charging four times the normal fare.

A Cambodian opposition senator was denied bail and went on trial Friday over comments he posted on Facebook criticizing a 36-year-old border agreement with Vietnam.
Cambodian opposition senator on trial over Facebook post


As the last major economy to submit a target for a global climate pact, India is pledging to reduce the intensity of its carbon emissions and boost the share of electricity produced from sources other than fossil fuels to 40 percent by 2030.
India vows to cut carbon intensity in Paris pledge


The forest fires blanketing Southeast Asia in choking haze are on track to become among the worst on record, NASA has warned, with a prolonged dry season hampering efforts to curb a crisis that has persisted for nearly two decades.

An American anti-abortion activist is expected to be deported from Australia, after the nation's highest court ruled Friday that he posed a threat to public order amid concerns he could incite violence against women.

American R&B singer Chris Brown on Friday thanked New Zealand women's advocates for supporting his plan to perform in the country, despite a domestic violence conviction which could see him banned.

A civilian police employee Friday was killed in a double shooting outside law enforcement headquarters in Sydney, but the attack did not appear to be linked to terrorism, Australian authorities said Friday.

The American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan docked at its new home in Japan's Yokosuka naval port Thursday just as Tokyo tries to deepen defense ties with the U.S. under new security laws that expand the role of Japan's military.
Nuclear-powered carrier USS Ronald Reagan docks in Japan

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