A civilian helicopter crashes in south Afghanistan killing at least 16 people, with Nato saying it was not shot down.
A US soldier captured in Afghanistan appears in a Taleban video and the Pentagon names him as a 23-year-old private.
The controversial first Sunday ferry sailing from a Scottish island goes ahead despite opposition from traditional Christians.
NATO officials say a Russian-built (Mi-8) helicopter crashed Sunday while taking off from Kandahar's main air base
US officials confirmed that the man in the video is the captured soldier Private Bowe Bergdahl, 23, of Idaho
The settlement issue has created a deepening rift between Israel and Washington, since PM Netanyahu's nationalist government took power three months ago
Xinjiang's governor says three Uighurs died on the spot and nine died on the way to a hospital in a rare acknowledgment by a Chinese official
Mauritania's electoral commission says former military leader Aziz is winning 52 percent of the vote, but opposition calls this 'electoral charade which is trying to legitimize the coup'
|By WAI MOE|
|Fifty people were arrested in Rangoon on Martyrs’ Day as they tried to pay respects to the nation’s independence heroes on Sunday.|
|By DENIS D GRAY|
|The United States is expected to trumpet its comeback onto the Asian scene after years of neglect as a major security conference tackles the seemingly intractable issues of North Korea's nuclear threat and political repression in Burma.|
|By WAI MOE|
|The Asean Human Right Body moves closer to final approval with the drafting of the charter’s language, but the devil is in the details. |
|By WAI MOE|
|The Burmese foreign minister is likely to be grilled about Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial and Burma’s growing relationship with North Korea at the Asean Regional Forum in Phuket. |
|By LAWI WENG|
|Burma’s main opposition party said that it would not allow restrictions to prevent it from holding ceremonies around the country to commemorate the assassination of Aung San. |
|By BEN STOCKING|
|Investigators worked to identify a pair of suicide bombers who attacked two American luxury hotels in Indonesia's capital, and health officials confirmed at least four of the dead were foreigners.|
|Authorities on Sunday turned away several people, who had come to pay their respects to Burma’s Martyrs, including the country’s independence architect General Aung San, as they marched to...|
|The situation in Burma and the Korean peninsula are on the agenda of the 42nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers meeting with their dialogue partners amidst stiff security measures in Phuket,...|
Editorial, Opinion and Analysis
(Analysis) As members of the United Nations Security Council debate UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s latest visit to Burma, the country’s opposition leade...