A Rohingya Muslim man among the group of 76 rescued off Indonesia in a wooden boat says they were at sea for nearly nine days after leaving Myanmar, where the minority group faces intense persecution, and were hoping to reach Malaysia.
A South American bloc created a decade ago to counter U.S. influence in the region has temporarily lost half its members after six countries suspended their memberships amid differences over who should lead the regional group.
The outgoing head of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Yemen says he believes more people are dying now from indirect effects of the conflict than from bombing, shelling and ground attacks.
A Myanmar police officer has testified that he and several colleagues were ordered to entrap two reporters for the Reuters news agency, dealing a major blow to the government's case against the journalists.
The Palestinians said Friday they want the UN Human Rights Council to establish a commission to carry out an independent investigation of the Israeli military's killing and wounding of Palestinians during protests in Gaza.
The Palestinians say they will be asking the U.N. Human Rights Council to establish a commission to carry out an independent investigation of the Israeli military's killing and wounding of Palestinians during protests in Gaza.
Researchers in Austria, Thailand and Brunei identified roughly 15 separate species of exploding ants in SE Asia. They sacrifice themselves by exploding their guts, releasing a toxic poisonous liquid when a predator threatens their ant hill.
AP PHOTOS: Prince Charles is the oldest heir to the British throne in more than 300 years thanks to his mother's record as the country's longest-serving monarch, yet during his decades of waiting to be king, he has had multiple public images.