The United States on Thursday welcomed Myanmar's signing of an agreement with the U.N. atomic watchdog that will require it to declare any nuclear activities and allow inspections — the latest step by the former pariah nation toward openness.
A Tamil candidate for landmark polls in Sri Lanka's former warzone fled a mob attack Friday as the man tipped to become the region's chief minister accused the army of intimidating voters.
Cambodian opposition politicians and Buddhist monks urged King Norodom Sihamoni on Friday to delay a new session of parliament after a disputed election win by long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen.
Nobel Peace laureate and Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives in Singapore Friday for what will be her first-ever visit to the Republic.
Tamil voters in northern Sri Lanka are set to elect their first ever semi-autonomous council on Saturday, in a post-war power-sharing exercise already marred by allegations of army intimidation and harassment.
Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Tuesday sentenced a senior Islamist leader to death for mass murder, toughening the punishment originally handed down by the country's war crimes tribunal and sparking fresh violence.
The Dalai Lama on Tuesday urged Myanmar monks to act according to their Buddhist principles, in a plea to end the deadly violence against the country's Muslim minority.
Hundreds of protesters regathered in Cambodia's capital on Monday, a day after police used force to disperse thousands challenging a disputed election win by Prime Minister Hun Sen, sparking clashes in which one man was shot dead.
Myanmar announced plans on Sunday to conduct its first census in three decades, with plans to visit all households nationwide in just 12 days between March and April 2014.
Riot police in Cambodia's capital fired smoke grenades and water cannons at rock-throwing opposition supporters Sunday, as a new wave of demonstrations against Prime Minister Hun Sen's government kicked off with a vow to protest until the nation's post-election deadlock is resolved.