Authorities acting on the instructions of President Thein Sein ordered some 6,966 detainees -- 210 of them foreigners -- to be freed across the country after they had been "well disciplined",..
She was welcomed by Myanmar House Speaker Shwe Mann, who led her to visit the Myanmar Parliament on Wednesday. The British embassy in Yangon announced that Jolie Pitt made the four-day visit to..
The Manila-based Ramon Magsaysay Awards, named after a Filipino president who was killed in a plane crash, were established in 1957 to honour people or groups who change communities for the better..
After one of the most controversial races in recent years, Cookson also told AFP in an interview that the number of "tired" riders on the Tour made him believe tougher doping tests are having an..
The court case against Theo Bronkhorst and Honest Trymore Ndlovu will resume on August 5 in the town of Hwange, located roughly 700 kilometres south-west of the capital, Harare, according to..
The earthquake lasted between 15 seconds and 2 minutes and was measured at magnitude 5.3, but its centre was 100 kilometres offshore at a depth of 30 kilometres, Geoscience Australia..
The washing up of the mysterious plane debris on the French island of La Reunion prompted swift speculation that it could be part of the missing aircraft. "Whatever wreckage found needs to be..
The two-metre (six-foot) long piece of wreckage, which appeared to be part of a wing, was found by people cleaning up a beach. "It was covered in shells, so one would say it had been in the water..
The body of Prachatip Musigapong, 31, fell on the balcony of a room on the fourth floor of the Waterford Condominium on Soi Sukhumvit 53. Empty beer cans and a suicide note written in his..
"We’re thrilled to introduce OZO to the content creation world, and to define a completely new category of virtual reality capture and playback solutions," Ramzi Haidamus, president of Nokia..
Ahmed Bozoglan was arrested last September on the rugged central island of Sulawesi as he and three other members of the mostly Muslim ethnic minority attempted to meet militant Santoso, leader of..
A previous report said the helicopter, with 19 passenger and 4 crew crashed in the Thasi area near the border between the provinces of Borikhamxay and Xaysomboun. The news agency reported in..