Abu Sayyaf group decapitated hostage Jurgen Kantner and videotaped the killing after ransom demands went unmet.
Asia Pacific27 Feb 2017 20:26 GMT
Philippine army working to confirm reports that Abu Sayyaf fighters beheaded a German man they had seized in November.
Inside Story27 Feb 2017 19:59 GMT
Acting president refuses to extend investigation into corruption scandal that led to impeachment of Park Geun-hye.
Asia Pacific26 Feb 2017 21:07 GMT
Leaders of two countries agree to 'full restoration of defence cooperation' and commit to free trade.
Asia Pacific26 Feb 2017 17:21 GMT
Kim Jong-nam had large amounts of toxic nerve agent in his body and died 20 minutes after being attacked, report says.
Asia Pacific26 Feb 2017 13:13 GMT
At least 13 'high-value' detainees facing drug charges stormed out of Philippine jail by cutting through metal grilles.
Corruption25 Feb 2017 20:57 GMT
Demonstrations in Seoul come as court prepares to hold final hearing on president's impeachment over corruption scandal.
Murder25 Feb 2017 09:44 GMT
Malaysian police say nerve agent found on face of half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
North Korea25 Feb 2017 06:36 GMT
Malaysian police probe origin of ''weapon of mass destruction' used to kill North Korean leader's half brother.
Asia Pacific24 Feb 2017 22:33 GMT
Senator and vocal critic of President Duterte faces drug-trafficking charges related to her term as a justice secretary.
Asia Pacific23 Feb 2017 16:17 GMT
De Lima, a vocal critic of President Duterte, is facing drug trafficking charges during her term as a justice secretary.
Malaysia23 Feb 2017 07:24 GMT
Request for alert on four North Korean suspects comes as Pyongyang questions probe into death of Kim Jong-un's brother.
Asia Pacific23 Feb 2017 05:59 GMT
Gap between rich and poor has grown faster in Indonesia than in any other country in Southeast Asia, Oxfam reports.
Malaysia23 Feb 2017 04:45 GMT
Diplomatic spat escalates as Pyongyang rejects responsibility for death of leader's half-brother.
Asia Pacific22 Feb 2017 13:34 GMT
Two women and North Korean man should be released from prison, embassy officials say, as they dismiss police account.
Thailand22 Feb 2017 11:10 GMT
A massive search for the former abbot of a temple who is wanted to face charges could spark a battle between old political rivals.
by Richard Javad Heydarian
by John Edwards
by J Berkshire Miller
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