Brazil said Friday it will bolster security for next month's Olympics in Rio following the truck attack in the French city of Nice.
The body representing Myanmar's top monks has distanced itself from a vocal Buddhist nationalist group, in an unprecedented blow to the anti-Muslim network blamed for a surge in sectarian violence across the country.
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai is spending her 19th birthday in Kenya Tuesday visiting the world's largest refugee camp to draw attention to the global refugee crisis, especially as Dadaab camp faces pressure to close after a quarter-century.
A well-known critic of Cambodia's government who was a known voice in the country's independent media was shot dead Sunday morning in what police said was a personal dispute over money.
Several thousand cinema lovers joined top artists in Tehran on Sunday to bid farewell to renowned Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami following his death last week in Paris.
Bangladesh Sunday ordered schools to notify the government about truant students in the wake of two deadly attacks by suspected Islamist extremists, several of whom were at elite universities but had been missing for months.
A prominent Cambodian political analyst known for his trenchant criticism of the government was shot dead Sunday morning at a convenience store, police said.
Cambodian premier Hun Sen backed down Friday from a government order requiring journalists to refer to him as "glorious, supreme prime minister and powerful commander" in all news reports.
Suspected Islamists carried out another deadly attack in Bangladesh Thursday at the country's biggest prayer service for the start of Eid, days after a mass murder of hostages in the capital Dhaka.
Visitors who dress immodestly will not be allowed to enter Cambodia's famed Angkor temple complex, the agency that oversees the site said Thursday.1 Comment