Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were accused of possessing documents linked to security operations
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Najib formally charged with a multi-billion dollar scandal involving sovereign wealth fund
Pakistan’s upper and lower houses of parliament have passed a historic bill giving the long suffering tribal areas equal rights and ending a destructive legacy left over from the era of British colonial rule.
A group of male and female South Korean basketball players will play their North Korean counterparts
A court in Myanmar will rule next week whether two journalists for the Reuters news agency will face trial
Driven by disappointment with government record, veteran activists in Myanmar are launching a new party
Legislation bans covert foreign interference in domestic politics and makes industrial espionage for a foreign power a crime
China invested an estimated $10 billion per year projecting its influence into the politics of overseas democracies
Two outspoken North Koreans defectors spoke at the National Endowment for Democracy’s 2018 Democracy Award after being honored
Jacinda Ardern now becomes the first woman in the country’s history to give birth while in office