A handout aerial photograph taken on Feb. 9 allegedly shows bulldozed Rohingya villages in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state.

Myanmar Officials Respond to Right Group’s Report on Bulldozed Rohingya Villages

They claim the clearings are to make way for new structures for returning refugees, not to wipe out evidence at sites where troops are accused of atrocities.

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Trump Administration Unveils 'Largest-Ever' Package of U.S. Sanctions on North Korea

Washington also proposes more multilateral sanctions at the U.N. to target coal and oil smuggling by the Kim Jong Un regime.

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Second Lao Governor Dismissed Over Illegal Logging Claims

Somkot Mangnomek, governor of Xieng Khouang province, had authorized a shipment of timber without central government approval.

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Police in China's Jiangsu Criminally Detain 'Outspoken' Human Rights Activist

Xu Qin's detention is likely linked to her outspoken support for other activists and rights attorneys, as well as her association with detained veteran dissident Qin Yongmin.

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Ethnic Mongolian Herder Protests Mining Pollution of Grasslands

Bao Yu says she recently traveled to the regional capital, Hohhot, in a bid to end catastrophic pollution of her community's traditional grazing lands linked to a nearby gold mine.

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China Indicts Key Member of Its 'Revolutionary' Elite For Financial Fraud

The former head of Anbang Insurance, Wu Xiaohui, will now face trial on charges of' 'financial fraud' and 'abusing his position.'

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Cambodian King Leaves Signing of Controversial Constitutional Amendments to Ruling Party

King Norodom Sihamoni departs for China a day after the Senate approves changes to the charter and a lèse-majesté law.

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Footage Does Not Show Indonesian Attacking Kim Jong Nam: Malaysian Detective

Defense continues cross examination of lead investigator in murder of North Korean dictator’s estranged brother.

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Freedom of Expression 'Under Attack' in Hong Kong As Democracy Activists Targeted: Report

Amnesty International said freedoms of expression and association are now under assault amid a "retaliatory campaign" targeting anyone who challenges the authorities.

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Interview: Former PLA Military Driver Recalls 38th Army Commander's Massacre Rebellion

Liu Jianguo was present when his former commanding officer Lt. Gen. Xu Qinxian refused to carry out orders to advance on the heart of Beijing, killing unarmed protesters.

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Two Killed, 22 Injured in Bomb Blast in Myanmar’s Lashio

No suspects have been named in the blast, which occurred in northeastern Myanmar's conflict-torn Shan state.

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Rohingya Refugees in ‘No-Man’s Land’ Reject Repatriation Without Safety Guarantees

Demonstrators demand Myanmar’s recognition of Rohingya Muslims as citizens.

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