Rights groups slam Myanmar birth law as anti-Muslim
YANGON A new law that forces some women in Myanmar to have children at least three years apart was on Monday criticized by rights groups who say it will be used to target the country's minority Muslim population. Myanmar's President Thein Sein signed ...
Dozens of graves, trafficking camps found in Malaysia
Malaysia migrant grave bodies 'show signs of torture'
Malaysia finds 139 graves at 'cruel' jungle trafficking camps
Times of India
Aftershocks jolting Nepal one month after deadly quake
Times of India
KATHMANDU: Two tremors struck Nepal on Monday, keeping people on the edge as the country struggled to rehabilitate millions of people affected by a devastating earthquake one month ago that killed nearly 9,000 people. A 5.0-magnitude tremor was felt ...
Image of Asia: Damage and loss a month later in Nepal
Two more tremors felt in Nepal as country struggles to reconstruct and rehabilitate
UNICEF warns of malnutrition risk in Nepal after earthquakes
Polish Election Signals Deeper Political Shift to the Right
New York Times
WARSAW, Poland — Polish voters have sent a strong signal that they are unhappy with the country's direction, apparently unseating a president despite the country's years of fast economic growth and unprecedented stability. According to an exit poll, ...
Polish opposition cheers presidential vote win, markets uneasy
Komorowski threatened by right-wing rival Duda in Poland's presidential run-off
Philippines seeks stronger commitment from US in South China Sea dispute
FORT SAN FELIPE, Philippines The Philippines is seeking a "stronger commitment" from the United States to help its ally, the defense minister said on Monday, as China asserts its sovereignty over disputed areas of the South China Sea. China claims most of ...
US threatens peace in South China Sea, Beijing says
US in South China Sea: troubleshooter or troublemaker?
Ex-Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert sentenced to 8 months in prison
JERUSALEM — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison and a $25,000 fine for illegally accepting campaign contributions from an American supporter. It is the second conviction and sentence for the former ...
Ex-Israeli Leader Ehud Olmert Sentenced To 8 Months In Corruption Trial
Corruption is Institutionalized, Say Activists, as Israeli ex-Prime Minister is Jailed
Israel ex-PM Ehud Olmert given prison sentence