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A worrying number of Australian women are heading to Iraq and Syria to become so-called Islamic State group "jihadi brides,"
Google said February 25 that Gmail is now available in the Myanmar language, marking the 74th language for the popular email service.
Hong Kong's leader said February 24 that the government is looking to restrict the number of Chinese tourists entering the city, following a public backlash over the influx of mainland visitors.
Dozens of female prisoners were injured in a fierce firefight between rebels and soldiers in northeastern Myanmar following an attack on a government convoy, state media said February 24.
The death toll in a ferry accident in central Bangladesh soared to 69, after more bodies were recovered from the overcrowded boat which sank within minutes of colliding with a cargo vessel.
Five people including a relief worker were wounded in an attack on a local aid organisation's vehicle in conflict-torn northeastern Myanmar, the group said February 22, the second such attack within a week.
Australia was assessing the damage from two severe cyclones that left a trail of destruction on February 21, wrecking hundreds of homes and cutting electricity to thousands as authorities warned of more flooding and gusty winds.
Parasites resistant to the frontline malaria drug have spread westward through Southeast Asia and are nearing Myanmar’s border with India, threatening to repeat history and render crucial medicines useless, researchers warn.
Aid workers called on February 19 for a ceasefire to allow the evacuation of people trapped around a town at the centre of fierce fighting between Myanmar's army and ethnic rebels, after the deaths of two more civilians in an area cloaked by a state of emergency.
Myanmar’s president has vowed “not to lose an inch” of territory in clashes with ethnic rebels in a region bordering China, state-backed media said on February 17, after intense fighting sent tens of thousands fleeing across the frontier.