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Three dead after Malaysian landslide
Three people are dead and another dozen missing after a landslide at a building site on the Malaysian island of Penang.

Fighting IS in Philippine city may end
The Philippines military say fighting in Marawi City is drawing to an end as they battle the remnants of pro-Islamic State groups.

New film 'solves' Jim Thompson mystery
A new documentary claims to have solved the Jim Thompson mystery, claiming the former US intelligence officer turned silk tycoon was killed by communist rebels.

Thailand rehearses $A115m funeral for king
A rehearsal for the funeral procession of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej has passed crowds of black-clad mourners in Bangkok's historic quarter.

Powerful typhoon on course to hit Japan
Okinawa and its neighbouring islands are being warn of flooding and high waves as Typhoon Lan spins close to the Japanese coast.

Kabul mosque attacks leave 72 people dead
Suicide bombings at two Shi'ite mosques in Afghanistan have killed at least 72 people, with Islamic State claiming responsibility for one of them.

Malaysia Airlines COO to be new chief exec
Malaysia Airlines has appointed its chief operating officer as group CEO after Peter Bellew announced his departure for Ryanair after a year in the job.

Study finds pollution is deadlier than war
Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths worldwide in 2015, a report in The Lancet has found.

Rohingya children in dire state: UNICEF
UNICEF says almost 340,000 Rohingya children forced into refugee camps along the Bangladesh border lack enough food, clean water and health care.

Myanmar hotel gutted by fire, one dead
A blaze that swept through the historic teak-wood Kandawgyi Palace Hotel in Yangon has killed a Japanese man and almost detroyed most of the lakeside building.

Malaysia in talks to resume MH370 search
Malaysia is negotiating with a US-based seabed exploration firm to resume the search for Malaysia Airlines MH370, with informal agreement from Australia.

Ousted Pakistan PM Sharif indicted
Ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter have been indicted by an anti-corruption court.

Malaysia militant believed dead in Marawi
A top Malaysian militant operative is believed to have been killed in a battle in Marawi City in the Philippines overnight.

Fire rips through luxury Myanmar hotel
The luxury Kandawgyi Palace Hotel in Myanmar's biggest city Yangon has been badly damaged by a fire which killed at least one person.

Taj Mahal at centre of political storm
Right-wing Hindu MPs have taken issue with the Taj Mahal, claiming the white marble mausoleum built by a Muslim emperor doesn't reflect Indian culture.

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