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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Muslims across Asia started observing the fasting month of Ramadan, when the faithful abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex from dawn until dusk. Most Muslims break their fast like the Prophet Muhammad did some…



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Sterling falls as investors fret over Brexit uncertainty

Image copyright Getty Images Sterling has fallen against the dollar and yen on growing uncertainty over the outcome of the UK’s EU referendum. The one month “volatility index” – a measure of investors’ uncertainty –…


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150 Russians 'behind' Euro 2016 violence

Image copyright Getty Images Some 150 Russians were behind much of the violence in Marseille ahead of the Euro 2016 match between England and Russia, French prosecutors have said. Twenty people have been arrested and…


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Watch: Tony Awards Honors Orlando Victims

Now Playing: Reena Ninan Catches Up With Previous Anchors of ‘WNN’ and ‘GMA’ Now Playing: Mourners Hold Vigil in Downtown Orlando Now Playing: Orlando Nightclub Witness Describes the Chaos of the Shooting Now Playing: Tony…


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Double-digit Asia growth drives record arms sales: study

London (AFP) – A buying spree in the Asia-Pacific region propelled double-digit growth in the global arms market last year to a record $65 billion (57.7 billion euros), defence analysts IHS Jane’s said Monday. Defence…



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Qatar convicts Dutch woman held 'after being raped'

Image copyright AFP Image caption Sexual acts by non-married people are punishable under Qatar’s penal code A court in Qatar has handed a suspended sentence to a Dutch woman charged with having sex outside marriage…