Updated Tuesday, February 17, 2015 0:01 am TWN
Escalating clashes between Myanmar's army and ethnic Kokang fighters killed dozens of rebels over the weekend, including eight who died in custody, state-backed media reported Monday as some 2,000 people fled the violence.
Twelve-year-old Rakib Mia was on his way to scavenge for his family when a petrol bomb exploded on the floor of his bus in Bangladesh, turning him into a human fireball.
Monday, February 16, 2015
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi addressed a crowd of thousands Friday in the biggest celebrations honoring her independence hero father in memory, underscoring her legacy months before leading the opposition to momentous elections.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
East Timor's president accepted the resignation of independence hero Xanana Gusmao as prime minister on Monday, paving the way for a major government overhaul and a new chapter in the nation's short history.
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Attackers in Bangladesh threw crude fire bombs at a packed bus and a moving truck in two separate incidents, killing at least nine people and injuring 30 others, police said Saturday.
Saturday, February 7, 2015
Thursday, February 5, 2015
Bangladesh police Wednesday charged opposition leader Khaleda Zia with "instigating" a deadly bus firebombing as four more people were killed -- allegedly by security forces -- amid spiraling political unrest.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Anti-government protesters firebombed a bus full of sleeping passengers in eastern Bangladesh on Tuesday, killing seven in spiraling political unrest aimed at toppling Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Bangladesh authorities Monday ordered a probe into allegations of murder against opposition chief Khaleda Zia and arrested a media magnate as two more people were shot dead in spiraling political unrest.
Monday, February 2, 2015
Nepal's success in turning tiger-fearing villagers into their protectors has seen none of the endangered cats killed for almost three years, offering key lessons for an anti-poaching summit opening in Katmandu on Monday.
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