As many as 85 villages were flooded in Myanmar after a dam failed, unleashing waters that blocked a major highway and forced more than 63,000 people from their homes, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday.
Thousands of supporters of a Pakistani Islamic party have called for the expulsion of the Dutch ambassador as it launched a protest against a far-right Dutch politician's plan for a blasphemous cartoon competition depicting Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
Myanmar has blatantly rejected the findings of a United Nations (UN) investigation that holds the country’s military responsible for committing genocide against its minority Rohingya Muslim population.
North Korean officials have warned in a letter to the United States that denuclearization talks were “again at stake and may fall apart,” CNN reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Rohingya leaders in Bangladesh on Tuesday challenged the United Nations to ensure Myanmar’s generals stand trial after investigators called for top military commanders to be prosecuted for genocide against the minority.
Russia will hold its biggest war games next month in nearly four decades, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday, a massive military exercise that will also involve the Chinese and Mongolian armies.