KOLKATA, India (AP) — Police say they have arrested two suspects in the gang rape of an elderly nun in in a missionary school in eastern India nearly two weeks ago.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines’ top diplomat says China has been rushing construction projects including massive land reclamations in the disputed South China Sea in hopes of forestalling any legal moves against its vast territorial claims.
SINGAPORE (AP) — A bakery chain apologized for a bun commemorating Singapore’s long-time leader Lee Kuan Yew and pulled it from stores after being accused of poor taste.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. says it hopes that Thailand’s leader, who took power in a military coup last year, wasn’t serious when he made a threat to execute journalists.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Indonesian envoy says that Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been too busy during the past three weeks to accept a phone call from the Australian prime minister to plead for the lives of two death row prisoners.