A Lao military plane crashed on Saturday killing five senior officials on board including the defense minister of the secretive communist country, Thai authorities said.
A Laos air force plane believed to be carrying 20 people including the country's defense minister crashed on Saturday, Thailand's Foreign Ministry said.
Rescuers called off the search for missing passengers of a sunken ferry in central Bangladesh on Saturday after retrieving 40 bodies, causing anger among relatives of those still unaccounted for.
Divers battled Friday to recover bodies trapped in the wreckage of a Bangladesh ferry that was sunk by a giant wave, as the death toll from the disaster rose to 29 with scores more feared drowned.
A heavily laden ferry capsized and sank in central Bangladesh on Thursday after being caught in a storm, leaving at least 10 people dead and hundreds more missing, police and officials said.
The limbs of an 11-year-old boy have been found inside a huge crocodile and his head discovered nearby after he was attacked in Papua New Guinea (PNG), a report said Wednesday.
Vietnam and the Philippines pushed for stronger action to confront China's aggressive behavior in the South China Sea at a Southeast Asian summit Sunday that was hosted for the first time by Myanmar, a former pariah state now eager to show off its fragile democratic reforms.1 Comment
Two Cambodian deminers were killed when an old anti-tank mine they were trying to remove from the ground exploded, police said Sunday.
Sri Lanka has banned public commemorations of Tamil Tiger rebels ahead of the fifth anniversary of rebel supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran's killing which marked the end of the war, a military spokesman said Sunday.
Sri Lanka's military said Saturday it had unearthed the biggest cache of pistol ammunition buried in the former war zone amid government claims that Tiger rebels are trying regroup.