Charity worker Noor Huda Ismail went to the same Islamic boarding school as some of Indonesia’s top terrorists. Now he explains their ideology.
Friday's terror attack in Jakarta puts the Al Qaeda-linked Indonesian militant group back in spotlight.
The first terrorist attack since 2005 targeted Jakarta's Ritz Carlton and JW Marriott Hotels.
The process will be closely watched by the US and other foreign governments for signs of Pakistan's ability to deal with the Taliban.
Some immigrant workers are being housed on barges, prompting questions and resentment from locals, many of whom are out of work.
Thailand and Singapore have longstanding military ties with America but also trade with Burma, where the vessel is headed.
Singapore’s only landfill is more like a recreation area than a dumping ground.
The Asian Development Bank says the cost of inaction could be severe for the region's agrarian-based economies and rapidly growing coastal cities.