Four men were arrested Sunday in connection with a bloody ambush of Australian and New Zealand trekkers in Papua New Guinea, with another villager murdered for allegedly harbouring the bandits.
Thousands of demonstrators defied road blocks and a jail threat to hold a march in Cambodia's capital on Sunday in a last-gasp push for an independent probe into a July election they say was fixed to favor the ruling party.
Cambodia's king brought Prime Minister Hun Sen face to face with the head of the opposition for the first time in years Saturday, urging the political rivals to find a peaceful solution to their post-election stalemate for the sake of national stability.
A makeshift bomb was discovered Friday near Cambodia's parliament, police said, adding to tensions in the capital ahead of fresh planned protests over Prime Minister Hun Sen's disputed election win.
A group of Australian and New Zealand trekkers including one woman have been savagely attacked and injured by bandits in Papua New Guinea with two of their guides hacked to death, officials said Wednesday.
Cambodia's troubled Khmer Rouge war crimes court suffered a new setback Monday with the resignation of a key prosecutor — the latest in a string of departures from the U.N.-backed tribunal.
Cambodia's election committee on Sunday handed victory in hotly disputed polls to the ruling party of Prime Minister Hun Sen, prompting a defiant opposition to vow further protests over allegations of widespread poll fraud.
Voters in the Maldives went to the polls Saturday in the hope that questions about the legitimacy of their government will finally be answered 19 months after the ouster of the first democratically elected president in the country known for its luxury island resorts.
Thousands of Cambodians, many holding lotus flowers symbolising peace, joined a mass protest in the capital Phnom Penh on Saturday in a last-ditch bid to challenge Prime Minister Hun Sen's disputed election win.
Sri Lankan police have arrested a navy officer suspected of involvement in smuggling people in fishing boats to Australia, officials said Saturday.