The new Prayut Chan-o-cha government was sworn in on Tuesday during a ceremony overseen by His Majesty the King, signalling the return of civilian rule after five years following the military coup in 2014.
Perak PKR leader Farhash Wafa Salvador Rizal Mubarak has been identified as the politician arrested by the police to assist in investigations into a sex video scandal that has embroiled Malaysia’s Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Ser
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whose rape jokes have sparked outrage in the past, drew fresh flak on Tuesday after signing a law against sexual harassment, with campaigners saying his role as the “misogynist-in-chief”
A strong earthquake struck off the Indonesian holiday island of Bali on Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said, causing residents to flee their homes and damaging several buildings.
A fuel leak in the rocket engine forced India to abort the launch of its landmark Moon mission less than one hour before liftoff, media reports said on Tuesday.
Lao authorities have told the administrators of social media news platforms to register their accounts or pages, or they could face legal action.
Ursula von der Leyen faced the European Parliament on Tuesday ahead of a knife-edge secret vote to confirm her in Brussels’ top job.
More than 821 million people suffered from hunger worldwide last year, the UN reported on Monday – the third year in a row that the number has risen.
The four US Democratic congresswomen in President Donald Trump’s crosshairs – all members of ethnic minorities – personify their divided party’s most activist liberal wing, and are no strangers to controversy.
Ever since taking office in Flores, East Nusa Tenggara, in December, Nagekeo Regent Johanes Don Bosco Do has been receiving grim reports from residents living in coastal areas in the northern and southern parts of the regency.