Protesters marched through downtown Yangon Friday to demand that regional leaders "stand with Myanmar people", ahead of a weekend ASEAN summit attended by junta leader Min Aung Hlaing.
Pakistan's parliament on Friday again deferred debating the fate of the French ambassador, with the government seemingly putting a lid on bloody anti-France protests that rocked the country for a week.
Turkish authorities have issued an international arrest warrant for the founder of a cryptocurrency exchange who fled with a reported $2 billion in investors' assets, state media reported Friday.
Beijing on Friday criticised British MPs after they approved a symbolic parliamentary motion declaring that Uyghur Muslims in China were "suffering crimes against humanity and genocide", calling the accusations a "big lie".
Panasonic will buy American AI supply chain software firm Blue Yonder for $7.1 billion, the Japanese company said Friday.
A top Singapore official who has been tipped as a future premier was named the new finance minister Friday, as the city-state overhauls its leadership succession plans following a setback.
A search in the Mediterranean sea for vessels packed with migrants has found ten bodies floating near a capsized rubber boat believed to have been carrying 130 people, the French humanitarian organisation SOS Mediterranee says.Another wooden boat was still missing with about 40 migrants aboard, a spokesman for SOS Mediterranee said on Friday.
Japanese car giant Honda said Friday it would aim to have electric and fuel cell vehicles account for 100 percent of all sales by 2040 to promote climate goals.
A fuel tanker that visited Sydney with COVID-19-infected crew members aboard was allowed to leave Vanuatu without a full investigation after the body of one of the crew washed ashore there.It has been confirmed that the dead man, whose body was found on April 11, was a middle-aged Filipino national working on the British flagged ship the Inge Kosan.
Next month's German Cup final will again be held behind closed doors due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the German FA confirmed Friday.
European Union chief Ursula von der Leyen called for "flexibility" as Switzerland's president visited Brussels Friday for talks aimed at breaking the logjam over a long-delayed cooperation agreement.
Damian McKenzie booted the Waikato Chiefs to yet another late win in a 26-24 victory over the Wellington Hurricanes on Friday to boost their chances of making the Super Rugby Aotearoa final.
Roma student Printsessa Ivanova is cramming hard at her village in Bulgaria's poor northwest, preparing for college entrance exams.
IPL cricket stars are the "lucky" ones as they play the world's richest Twenty20 tournament while a coronavirus emergency ravages India, England all-rounder Chris Woakes told AFP.
A former member of a now defunct Hong Kong independence group was jailed Friday for possessing explosives during pro-democracy protests that swept the financial hub nearly two years ago.
French energy group EDF took Friday a key step towards helping to build the world's biggest nuclear power plant in India, a project blocked for years by nuclear events and local opposition.
US investment bank JPMorgan, which agreed to financially back the breakaway European football Super League, said Friday it had "clearly misjudged" the failed project's impact.
Brendan Rodgers warned his Leicester players not to be distracted from their task of qualifying for the Champions League by the FA Cup final after they tightened their grip on a top-four spot.
World championship leader Kalle Rovanpera crashed out of the Croatia Rally just five kilometres into Friday's opening stage.
French fashion house Dior will hold a runway show on June 17 in Athens to launch its inter-season collection by designer Maria Grazia Chiuri, it said Friday.
Palestinians angry about Ramadan restrictions and Jewish extremists holding an anti-Arab march have clashed with security forces in Jerusalem.A total of 44 people were arrested and 20 Israeli police officers were injured in the clashes, police said.
Russia on Friday began withdrawing troops that had been running drills near the borders of Ukraine, the defence ministry said, following weeks of heightened tensions between Moscow and the West over the buildup.
Turkish authorities on Friday detained 62 people over alleged links to an Istanbul-based cryptocurrency exchange after its founder fled with a reported $2 billion in investors' assets, official media reported.
Luz Martinez has caught malaria three times, the last of which was when she was six months pregnant with her fourth child. Like many Venezuelans, she fears malaria more than Covid-19.
NASA and Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX have launched a new four-astronaut team on a flight to the International Space Station, the first crew ever propelled toward orbit by a rocket booster recycled from a previous flight.The company's Crew Dragon capsule, Endeavour, soared into the darkened pre-dawn sky atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket shortly before 6am on Friday from NASA's Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida, in a blastoff aired live on NASA TV.