A Pakistani court has sentenced 10 men to life in prison for the 2012 shooting of a 15-year-old education activist.
The United Nations said Wednesday that it was beginning to provide food and medicine around the town of Ghorkha, Nepal.
Nigeria’s military has freed almost 300 girls and women from the Boko Haram militant group.
Australia has withdrawn its ambassador to Indonesia after it executed two Australian prisoners early Wednesday.
Trafficking of synthetic, or man-made, drugs is growing across much of Southeast Asia.
Nepal has declared three days of mourning for the victims of Saturday’s 7.8 magnitude earthquake that left nearly 5,000 dead and thousands more in desperate need of aid.
Indonesia has executed eight drug convicts, including several foreign nationals, despite strong opposition abroad.
U.S. President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed Tuesday to complete a 12-nation Pacific Rim trade agreement.
Leaders of the ten-nation member Association of Southeast Asian Nations are in Malaysia for two days of meetings.
Australian officials are working to save two of the country’s citizens from being executed in Indonesia.