South Korean prosecutors will summon former president Park Geun-Hye, whose impeachment was confirmed by the country's highest court last week, for questioning as a criminal suspect, a spokesman said Tuesday.
Malaysia will deport 50 North Koreans for overstaying their visas, the deputy prime minister said Tuesday, in an apparent exception to a departure ban imposed after the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam.
Taiwan's former president Ma Ying-jeou was slapped with new charges on Tuesday in a political leaks controversy, just weeks before he faces possible conviction in another related case.
The High Court here today dismissed an application by a Johor state executive council member (exco) for a review of a remand order issued against him by a lower court last Friday.
The US Federal Reserve was due to begin a two-day meeting Tuesday, having signalled it is likely to raise the benchmark interest rate as the world's largest economy gains steam.
Myanmar may be seeking to "expel" all ethnic Rohingya from its territory, a UN rights expert said Monday, pushing for a high-level inquiry into abuses against the Muslim minority community.
Malaysian censors have reportedly cut out a "gay moment" in the Disney film "Beauty and the Beast" before agreeing to its release in the Muslim-majority nation.
Syria's war has killed just over 320,000 people since it erupted six years ago, a monitor said Monday, noting that a fragile ceasefire had helped to slow the rising death toll.
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