“I ask forgiveness,” pontiff says while blessing a group of refugees during emotional encounter in Dhaka.
Conditions forced cancellations, Indonesian airport officials say.
Indian Medical Association declares a public health emergency as schools close.
Families come back even as “pockets of enemy presence” linger in destroyed city.
Islamic State-linked fighters had laid siege to the southern Muslim city for five months.
As many as 15,000 entered the country since Sunday.
President Rodrigo Duterte declares victory against militants linked to Islamic State.
The “Great Victory Royal Chariot” was used for the first time in 1795.
Nearly four months after battles began, city lies in ruin from bombings, gunfire.
About 90 percent of project is completed as Thailand prepares for rites in late October
Tens of thousands of people have crossed the Bangladesh-Myanmar border during the past week.
Marawi neighborhoods held by militants for weeks show heavy damage.
Eleven nations are participating in the 29th edition of the regional games through Aug. 31.
Business has slowed as shoppers are less likely to go to the new, out-of-the-way market.
Central Java city hosts classical Gambyong Pareanom performance.
Battles against IS-linked combatants have scarred the city and government has declared martial law.
Millions commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to the Prophet Muhammad.
Exodus from Marawi occurs as heavy fighting continues in region where president declared martial law.
Thousands of people have died in extra-judicial killings since the president took office.
Construction and art work began in February and will culminate in monarch’s Oct. 26 cremation.
Tamil Nadu state farmers are carrying skulls of dead colleagues to draw attention.
Camps in Cox’s Bazar district can be hard for new arrivals.
Seafood is scarce and shoppers aren’t spending as much, vendors say.
New train service expected to draw 400,000 riders daily.
A day when the nation showcases its military might.