Myanmar Investment Commission gave the nod to eight projects totalling US$3 million.
Bangladeshi police Tuesday killed nine suspected Islamist extremists believed to be planning another mass attack following a deadly cafe assault this month, the country's police chief said.
Police in Bangladesh's capital raided a five-story building Tuesday and killed nine suspected Islamic militants, the country's police chief said.
Tens of thousands of Cambodians Sunday joined the funeral procession of a prominent government critic whose murder in broad daylight raised suspicions of a hit job.
The first solar-powered plane to circle the world took off from Cairo on Sunday for Abu Dhabi, in the final leg of its journey.
When news spread that Indian troops had killed 22-year-old Burhan Wani, a charismatic commander of Indian-controlled Kashmir's biggest rebel group on July 8, the public response was spontaneous and massive. Tens of thousands of angry youths poured out of their homes in towns and villages across the Himalayan region, hurling rocks and bricks and clashing with Indian troops.
Nepal's K.P. Sharma Oli resigned as prime minister on Sunday, minutes before facing a no-confidence motion in parliament he was certain to lose, plunging the impoverished nation into fresh turmoil.
Disgraced Peruvian ex-president Alberto Fujimori, serving a 25-year prison term for corruption and crimes against humanity, has requested a pardon due to ill health.
One of Mexico's most notorious drug lords, who is wanted by the United States for the 1985 murder of a U.S. undercover agent, spoke out from hiding to deny involvement in the killing in an article Sunday.
Hostesses take pictures during a break at the bivouac of the Silkway rally in Inner Mongolia's Gobi Desert, near the town of Wuhai on Friday, July 22. One hundred and thirty competitors are racing over 10,734 kilometers crossing three countries and two continents from Moscow to Beijing.