This will be the pope's third trip to Asia -- and his 32nd abroad -- taking him to two Buddhist-majority countries with minority Catholic populations....
A court in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka has granted her bail and she is expected to be released in a day or two, her lawyer said
Bangladesh's leader has been lauded for boosting economic growth in the poor Asian nation during an unbroken decade in power.
Last week in the central town of Bandar in Bangladesh, rival followers of Lionel Messi and Neymar fought with machetes
Homes have been converted into makeshift printing and sewing plants as orders pour in from across the country.
News of the rescue comes several days after the arrival in Malaysia of another boat carrying dozens of members of the persecuted Muslim minority from Myanmar....
Iqbal, a longstanding champion of free speech and secularism, remains in stable condition in hospital where he is being treated for stab wounds to his...
The visit to Myanmar will be the first by any pope to the country formerly known as Burma.
All of the fatalities, caused by brain inflammation, were linked to exposure to lychee fruit and occurred within 20 hours of the symptoms surfacing
"The recovery work is still going on. The death toll could rise as many areas still remained cut off."
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