Self-styled Islamic militants in the southern Philippines have demanded ransom for the release of a Filipino and three foreigners they captured in September 2015.
Pyongyang has clamped down on the use of telecommunication technologies to keep its citizens shut off from the outside world, an Amnesty International report said.
President Benigno Aquino's statement on the Islamic State group seemed to go against the warning from the country's largest separatist force.
North Korea views U.S.-South Korean military drills as a rehearsal for a possible invasion.
A Hong Kong photojournalist covering the deadly Erawan Shrine bombing in Bangkok was detained last year after he was found in possession of body armor.
Islamic State militants planned attacks in Malaysia, including a plot to kidnap three of the country's senior officials, Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said.
The Malaysian prime minister's disclosure of an end date later this year came after relatives of passengers called for a recovery effort to continue.
An executive for a nonprofit charity, believed to be a confidant of Aung San Suu Kyi, is said to be one of the presidential candidates shortlisted by the ruling party.
The Philippines said it found no traces of weapons of mass destruction on a North Korean vessel it detained under a new U.N. resolution against the country.
Relatives of those aboard the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 are moving to file suits against the carrier and the Kuala Lumpur government as a two-year deadline for legal action nears.
University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier was jailed in North Korea for allegedly attempting to remove a political banner at his hotel in January.
The naval drills are to be held off the northern coast of the Philippines near the South China Sea to reinforce a “freedom of navigation” doctrine.
The researchers monitored 14 Facebook groups for half an hour every day over a period of five months and found hundreds of protected animals for sale.
Anti-terrorism authorities have arrested four more people — bringing the total to 43 — suspected of having played a role in the Jan. 14 attacks in the Indonesian capital.
The Philippines said that though Chinese ships have left a contested area, their presence could bolster its arbitration case against Beijing.
Ayed al Qarni was shot after a speech in southern Philippines, a region where the Islamic State group is trying to establish a presence through local militants.
Malaysian leader Najib Razak has pledged to fight extremism in Southeast Asia, vowing to remain as Saudi Arabia’s “inseparable” partner against terror groups.