A Nepalese Gurung community woman wearing traditional attire prepares to participate in a parade marking their New Year, known as "Tamu Loshar," in Kathmandu on Friday, Dec. 30. The indigenous Gurungs, also known as Tamu, are celebrating the advent of the year of the bird.
The Marshall Islands have been plunged into an Internet blackout, angering businessmen as repairs are made to the country's submarine fiber-optic cable.
A Palestinian woman was shot and wounded Thursday after approaching an Israeli security checkpoint near Jerusalem with a knife, Israeli police said.
Myanmar's government is drafting a law that could see men jailed for up to seven years for getting a woman pregnant but not marrying her, a senior official said on Wednesday.
Four Bangladeshi fishermen were injured when Myanmar's navy allegedly opened fire on them while they were fishing along the countries' troubled border in the Bay of Bengal, an official said Wednesday.
Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday over a post on his Facebook page, a conviction that makes his return from self-imposed exile unlikely.
Eleven Media Group has made a statement regarding a story from earlier this year.
Kem Ley, a poor rice farmer's son turned champion of Cambodia's have-nots, was sipping his usual iced latte in the same chair he had occupied most mornings for years. Eyewitnesses say a former soldier walked into the Caltex gas station cafe, fired a semi-automatic Glock pistol into his chest and head and casually walked away.
The headless body of a Muslim villager has been found days after he spoke to reporters on a rare government-guided media tour of restive northern Rakhine State, Myanmar police said on Friday.
Cambodian officials have seized 1.5 tons of illegal ivory and animal parts hidden in a timber shipment from Mozambique that was destined for China, a wildlife charity and an official said on Thursday.