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.
A young Iranian charity worker, who has been embroiled in a criminal case in India since 2014 over the death of young boy, says she has finally been cleared of manslaughter charges following a lengthy court battle.