Population boom in Rohingya camps worries Bangladesh

Bangladesh is building a large camp to accommodate hundreds of thousands of new arrivals fleeing violence across the border, but space is stretched very thin

UN chief Antonio Guterres says fear of nuclear war with North Korea is ‘not abstract’

Guterres told the UN General Assembly that millions of people were living in dread as a result of North Korea’s provocative nuclear and missile tests

US warns it is ready to take action if North Korean missiles threaten it

Kim Jong-un has threatened to fire missiles into waters near Guam, home to US military bases in the Pacific ocean

India brandishes 'intelligence report' of Rohingyas' militant links

India fights in court to deport Rohingya, claims they have links to Pakistan-based terrorist organisations

US and Iran clash over wider inspections

The US's UN envoy Nikki Haley wants wider inspections at nuclear sites in Iran to verify it is not in breach of accords

North Korean nuclear threat: US and South Korea in air drills

The military drills follow after Pyongyang fired another midrange ballistic missile over Japan on Friday

Call for sanctions against Myanmar military in new wave of ‘ethnic cleansing’

The stakes are high for leader Aung San Suu Kyi when she makes her first address on the crisis on Tuesday, with critics accusing her of not stopping the ...

China and Russia in naval drills near North Korea

Pyongyang’s recent nuclear and missile tests are expected to loom large at the UN General Assembly

Iran warns US over nuclear agreement

US President Donald Trump says Teheran is violating ‘the spirit’ of the nuclear accord granting sanctions relief

Monsoon rain lashes desperate Muslim Rohingya refugees

The refugees are being moved into a new camp in Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh after fleeing violence in Myanmar

Myanmar army chief urges unity over Rohingya ‘issue’

The status of the Muslim minority has long been a explosive topic in Myanmar

North Korea seeks military ‘equilibrium’ with US

The sanctions imposed on Monday banned the North’s textile trade, stopped new work permits for its labourers, and imposed restrictions on shipments of ...

Bangladesh to build 14,000 shelters for Rohingya

A local rights expert slammed the government for the chaotic relief management, saying fights were breaking out each time an aid truck arrived

Beijing tells cryptocurrency exchanges to announce they are no longer trading

A government source says a notice was signed by the Beijing city group in charge of overseeing internet finance risks, and was circulated online

Typhoon Doksuri floods hundreds of thousands of homes in Vietnam

Nearly 80,000 people were evacuated from Vietnam’s densely populated coastal strip in preparation for Doksuri

Tension on Korean peninsula intensifies after North fires another missile over Japan

US defence secretary says the launch ‘put millions of Japanese into duck and cover’, although residents in north of the country appeared calm after the second ...

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