China’s air force has flown bombers and reconnaissance aircraft around Taiwan as Beijing conducted a live-fire military drill along its southeastern coast in an apparent warning to the self-ruled island nation and to the United States.
China bombers, drones fly around Taiwan amid tensions
Myanmar's Social Welfare Minister Win Myat Aye says repatriation of Rohingya Muslims who fled persecution in the country to Bangladesh should start as soon as possible due to the coming monsoon season.
Myanmar urges repatriation of Rohingya ahead of monsoon season
US President Donald Trump has confirmed that CIA director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to Pyongyang for a secret meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
Trump says CIA chief met North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday confirmed that his CIA chief secretly met with Kim Jong-un in North Korea and said "a good relationship was formed" heading into the adversaries' anticipated summit.
Trump says 'good relationship' formed with North Korea
The anti-narcotics police of Iran and Turkey in their second meeting urged serious fight against drugs smuggling.
Iran, Turkey urge closer anti-narcotics coop
The IMF said Tuesday it remains upbeat about the economic prospects of emerging Asia, labelling the region "the most important engine of global growth" despite concerns over trade disputes and mounting debt.
Asia remains top global growth engine: IMF
Tehran along with Moscow has helped the Syrian government counter terrorism, Iranian Parliament (Parliament) speaker said on Tuesday.
Parliament speaker: Iran helps Syria fight terrorism
Myanmar's government said it has repatriated the first family of Rohingya refugees, among the 700,000 who fled a brutal crackdown, but the move was slammed by rights groups as a publicity stunt which ignored warnings over the security of returnees.
Myanmar announces return of first Rohingya family
A report by the United Nations has blacklisted Myanmar’s military for carrying out widespread sexual violence as a strategy to terrorize the Rohingya Muslim population and to drive them out of the land they lived in western Myanmar.
UN blacklists Myanmar military for sexual abuse of Rohingya population

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