China resets ties with Myanmar with USD eight billion deals

Seeking to reset ties with Myanmar, China on Saturday signed USD eight billion trade deals with its southern neighbour after relations went through a turbulent period following the country's gradual transition to democracy from years of Beijing-backed military rule.

Imran Khan says he is against military rule in Pakistan

Imran Khan tried to play down the suspicion that he was paving way for a military takeover through his anti-government protests and said martial law is not a solution to the country`s problems.

Most Thais are happy with military rule: Survey

Most Thais are happy and relieved that they do not have to worry about their safety anymore after the military junta took over administration of the country over a month ago, a poll showed here.

142,000 Cambodian workers return home from Thailand: Official

More than 140,000 Cambodians had fled jobs in Thailand to return home as of Monday, fearing a crackdown on illegal migrants under junta rule, an official said.

Hilton inks deal for more Myanmar hotels

Hilton Worldwide has signed a contract to operate five hotels in Myanmar, which is emerging as a popular Southeast Asian tourist destination after military rule was lifted in 2011.

Myanmar hosts summit of South-east Asian leaders

Myanmar hopes its first-ever hosting of a summit of Southeast Asian leaders on Sunday will help showcase progress made since the country emerged from a half-century of military rule.

Myanmar reaches deal with rebels to ease tensions

Myanmar`s government reached an agreement with ethnic Kachin rebels to work to end a bloody conflict that has cast a shadow over the country`s progress in moving away from almost half a century of repressive military rule.

Egyptian critic of military rule beaten in street

A video posted on social networks showed a small crowd punching and kicking Nawarah Negm, and hurling abuse at her.

‘Gilani given last lifeline by SC to end stand-off`

Pak media warned beleaguered PM Gilani-led govt that it has been granted a last lifeline by the SC to end its confrontation with the judiciary.

Long queues for historic Egypt polls

The vote is a milestone many Egyptians hope will usher in a democratic age after decades of dictatorship.

Niger to vote after one year of military rule

Niger`s voters choose a new, civilian president as their head.

B`desh court wants safeguards against military rule

The Supreme Court has denounced the declaration of martial law in the past.