Erdogan threatens to attack advancing Syrian troops; Kremlin warns against the worst scenario
The EU has bestowed its Schuman Awards on a womens rights activist, a human rights lawyer and a satirical troupe who carry the flame of fre
The Rakhine conflict is increasingly marked by civilian casualties, for which neither of the warring parties is being held accountable.
Fighting between Myanmars army and the Arakan Army has blocked food supplies to Paletwa in Chin State and left hundreds of civilians strand
The Irrawaddy provides an overview of key events and controversies in the prominent child-rape case while the culprit is still at large.
A helicopter with the Union minister for social welfare and the Rakhine State chief minister aboard was shot Wednesday as the two went to v
Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksas statement came days after the U.S. imposed travel restrictions on Army chief Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva and his immediate famil
Jurists estimate the number of online hate speech cases in Germany each year to be in the six figures
Myanmars garment factories might be forced to close as Chinas coronavirus restricts the imports of raw materials.
The Mumbai-based dance group performed with Blink 182 to win a popular American dance reality TV show.
Officials have released footage of a rare sighting of a snow leopard in the Himalayas.
A new World Bank report says Myanmars current reforms fall short and urges steps to address economic mismanagement, resource exploitation,
On this day in 1957, education reformer U Kaung died in a car crash in India. He initiated free education, expanded the school curriculum a
The coronavirus outbreak has dealt a blow to Beijings Belt and Road Initiative across Asia, leaving Chinese staff unable to access projects
With restrictions on Chinese tourists due to the coronavirus costing billions of dollars, Southeast Asian travel firms, hotels and airlines
Chinas death toll from the coronavirus has passed 2,000 with more than 74,000 infections; Hong Kong has reported its second fatality.
Aerial images taken from local media showed debris from two small planes in grassy areas in Mangalore, north of Melbourne
The government had ordered Facebook this week to block the States Times Review's page in Singapore, saying the blog had repeatedly conveyed falsehoods. The States Times R
The United States evacuated more than 300 nationals on Monday on two chartered flights
Total number of confirmed cases in mainland China is 74,185
The decree was issued a week after the Kremlin said a senior Ukrainian-born Russian official, Dmitry Kozak, was now in charge of managing Moscow's relations with Ukraine,
The debate on Wednesday will be the ninth in the contest for who will challenge Republican President Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 election
The apparently odourless gas, which causes severe breathing problems, has sickened hundreds since the leak first struck in Karachis coastal neighborhood of Kamari on Sund
Chinese study of 72,000 patients reveals that 81% of them had only mild infections
He had defected from the Mahinda Rajapaksa govt. in 2015
Showcasing work by photographers from Myanmar and beyond, the 12th Yangon Photo Festival addresses issues like environmental threats, peace
Rakhine States parliament speaker called on the government to increase aid and allow humanitarian organizations to provide food for those d
On a cold night in Shan States Loi Tai Leng recently, army generals shared whiskey with ethnic commanders; what does the uneasy camaraderie
As prospective buyers are mostly from China and Hong Kong, Myanmar has postponed a jade and gems emporium in Naypyitaw next month amid coro
Nearly all military-appointed lawmakers will join upcoming debates on constitutional amendments that would reduce the militarys power over
A parliamentary committee has submitted a bill that would amend a controversial law that has been used to put government critics behind bar
The Commission announced that Ashraf Ghani garnered 50.64% of the vote that took place on September 28 last year
The US president will be greeted by a brand new wall during his trip to India next week.
A Rakhine factory worker says he was beaten by Myanmar's military in his village as fighting with the Arakan Army intensifies.
Military lawmakers called for the government to end fiscal waste and improve accountability after a recent audit showed some civilian minis
The apparently odorless gas, which causes severe breathing problems, has sickened hundreds since the leak first struck in Karachis coastal neighborhood of Kamari on Sunda
Eagles, vultures, warblers and migrating shorebirds have seen the greatest decline, a new study says.
The organizers of Auto China 2020 said in a statement dated Monday that the sprawling event originally scheduled for April 21-30 in Beijing would be moved to an undetermi
By going to bankruptcy court, the Scouts can put those lawsuits on hold for now. But ultimately they could be forced to sell off some of their vast property holdings, inc
The explosive device went off near a police mobile van deployed for the security of polio workers
A man shot and killed his ex-wife at a busy Bangkok shopping mall, just 10 days after a mass shooting killed dozens in Thailands northeast.
Chinese authorities reported another 98 coronavirus fatalities Tuesday, taking the countrys death toll to 1,868 from 72,436 cases.
Hundreds of Amazon employees last month signed a blog criticizing the online retail giants climate policies and demanding it do more to tackle climate change
On this day in 1953, Myanmar lost the prominent and pioneering cartoonist U Ba Gyan, author of scathing political cartoons and creator of M
More than 12,000 people have recovered and been discharged, according to health commission figures
Yangons lawmakers are drafting a law to stop the authorities wasting funds, awarding contracts behind closed doors and failing to pay taxes
Ethnic Shanni communities in Sagaing Division are speaking out against a move by an ethnic Naga politician to add land to the Naga Self-Adm
Mandalay tour guides say the governments call for travel agencies to ask Chinese visitors for health clearances is motivated by financial c
Debbie Abrahams was critical of India's decision to revoke Kashmir's special status last year.
An ethnic Rakhine delegation led by a senior Arakan National Party member met with Myanmars military chief Thursday, prompting questions fr