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3 min ago | BBC News
Backpacker Jack Davies, 21, who was known as Jay, had been travelling in Thailand for three years when he died at Ko Phi Phi near Phuket.
4 hrs ago | Yahoo!
Philippine police said Wednesday they had arrested a Filipino Islamic militant suspected of taking part in at least one deadly kidnapping raid on a Malaysian diving resort island.
8 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald
Australia and Indonesia have reached a new agreement on how they'll use their intelligence operations in the future, even settling their disagreement on its name.
A cleaner went on trial Tuesday accused of sexual assault at one of Indonesia's most prestigious international schools, the first case to go to court in a high-profile scandal.
Dang Van Khuyen, 29, was sentenced to death for killing his ex-girlfriend in a trial in Ho Chi Minh City on August 26, 2014.
Thai rubber farmers who supported anti-government protests that led to a military coup in May say they feel betrayed because the ruling military is failing to help soften the blow of plunging rubber prices.
Police in a northern Malaysian town were sent to look for a man and a woman, believed to be models on a photo shoot, who were seen walking half-naked down a busy street, news reports said Tuesday.
Singapore on Tuesday announced new measures to strengthen cyber security to prevent a recurrence of attacks on government websites incuding those of its president and prime minister.
The word ''sleepy'' could have been invented for Ranai, the largest town in Indonesia's remote and sparsely populated Natuna archipelago.
Indonesia's Constitutional Court affirmed Thursday that Jakarta Governor Joko "Jokowi" Widodo won last month's presidential election and will take office in October.
Police yesterday arrested two suspects surnamed Lin and Cheng in Pingtung and Yulin who allegedly kidnapped and killed billionaire Shih Chia-chin .
Five cleaners will go on trial this week over allegations of sexual assault at one of Indonesia's most prestigious international schools, the first cases in a long-running scandal to go to court.
Five Christians in Laos who were exonerated after falsely being accused of murder still remain in custody, according to BarnabasAid.
From left, Elder Yu Peng Xiong, 24, of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, and Elder Connor Thredgold, 19, of Springville, died in their apartment over the weekend while serving as missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Taiwan Taipei Mission.
The government-owned Central News Agency reported Sunday that Taiwanese authorities found a faulty gas water heater in the apartment shared by the two missionaries.
Mohammed Rosli Bin Ab Karim is alleged to have attacked Laura Bushey after she mentioned she was scared to fly after MH370 and MH17 disasters The chief steward of a Malaysia Airlines flight is under investigation by police after a passenger said he sexually assaulted her in midair.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 11:52 am
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