Myanmar activists daubed roadways with red paint on April 6 to protest against the junta’s bloody crackdown on protests, as an online fundraising drive to support the movement neared the $10 million mark.
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is ensuring that entertainment venues and restaurants in the Thai capital are strictly following regulations on opening and closing hours to curb Covid-19 from spreading further after a
Russian President Vladimir Putin has given final approval to legislation allowing him to hold office for two additional six-year terms, opening the possibility for him to stay in power until 2036.
More than 40 jihadists, including a senior commander, were killed last week after they attacked UN peacekeepers in northern Mali, the UN force MINUSMA said on April 5.
The US on April 5 said it was ready to review key sanctions on Iran if it comes into compliance with a nuclear deal ahead of European-led indirect talks aimed at salvaging the accord.
The EU’s top two officials were due to pay a rare visit on April 6 to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan aimed at testing his avowed commitment to improve uneasy ties.
At least 157 people have been killed in Indonesia and neighbouring East Timor with dozens more still missing after a tropical cyclone battered the Southeast Asian nations, leaving thousands homeless, authorities said on April 6.
Vietnam’s National Assembly (NA) adopted a resolution on the election of Pham Minh Chinh as the prime minister for the 2016-2021 tenure on April 5 afternoon.
Former Malaysian leader Najib Razak began an appeal on April 5 against his corruption conviction and 12-year jail term over a multibillion-dollar scandal that contributed to his government’s downfall in 2018.
Tropical cyclone Seroja pounded Indonesia and East Timor on April 5 after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides that have killed at least 91 people and left dozens missing.