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Asia

1 Jun
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday he would not talk to Islamist militants who are fighting the military and occupying parts of a southern city, and that he was determined to keep the Islamic...
1 Jun
A Malaysia Airlines flight returned to Melbourne shortly after take-off late on Wednesday after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit. Malaysia Airlines said the plane landed safely and the man was apprehended...
31 May
Philippine authorities on Tuesday warned Islamist militants occupying parts of a southern city to surrender or die. More than 100 people have been confirmed killed in the conflict in Marawi. According to the...
30 May
Cyclone Mora hit Bangladesh on Tuesday after authorities evacuated hundreds of thousands of people from low-lying coastal villages. Bangladesh had raised its highest number 10 weather danger alert as the storm...
30 May
The case of the two women charged in Malaysia with killing the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader, was transferred to a higher court on Tuesday, as a defence lawyer complained of not getting all...
30 May
The Philippine government forces are continuing their offensive for the seventh day in Marawi City against members of the Abu Sayyaf and Maute groups. The Philippine military say they have now retaken over 80...
30 May
Authorities said, floods and landslides triggered by monsoon rains have killed 177 people in Sri Lanka, as a cyclone formed in the Bay of Bengal hits Bangladesh, with more torrential downpours forecast. ...
30 May
Two women alleged of killing the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader arrived in court on Tuesday. Tuesday's hearing saw the prosecutors' request that the two women be tried jointly and for...
29 May
Flooding and mudslides have killed more than 150 people in Sri Lanka as rescue teams rush to distribute aid. Grace Lee from reuters reports.  Chaotic scenes as residents are pulled to safety from flooded...
29 May
Two women suspected of murdering the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are due to appear in a court in Malaysian court on May 30. Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong and Indonesian Siti Aishah face...

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