Two Afghan ministers, along with the head of the country’s security service, have survived a vote of confidence in parliament amid growing concerns that militants seem poised to seize control of more areas.
Myanmar's army chief has defended an ongoing crackdown against the persecuted Rohingya Muslims minority in Rakhine State after the UN pledged to probe a campaign of killing and torture by security forces there.
Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has warned that the Daesh terrorist group could establish a stronghold in the southern Philippines, the nearest territory to mainland Australia to likely become a hotbed of terrorist activities.
South Korean prosecutors have decided to seek an arrest warrant for ousted president Park Geun-hye, who has become vulnerable to prosecution and potential incarceration following the loss of her political immunity.
Afghanistan’s Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani by explaining about his country’s achievements in the fields of regional and international diplomacy in 2016 said that signing international agreements and winning the positive viewpoint of the international community to support Afghanistan shows the success of such diplomacy.
South Korea said on Wednesday it will hold an election on May 9 to choose a successor for former president Park Geun-hye, who was removed from office in a historic court ruling last week over a widening corruption scandal.