November 25th @ 11:48 AM GMT
Yahoo! Angry Muslim protesters took to the streets from Jakarta to Dhaka on Friday to denounce Myanmar over allegations of indiscriminate killing and rape in a military crackdown on the country's Rohingya Muslim minority. Around 5,000 Bangladeshi Muslims demonstrated in the capital Dhaka after Friday prayers, with hundreds more protesting in Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta and Bangkok to accuse Myanmar of ethnic cleansing and genocide in its northern Rakhine state. Muslim-majority Malaysia's Cabinet also ... (World)
November 26th @ 6:04 PM GMT
Yahoo! South Koreas Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors won the Asian Champions League 3-2 on aggregate after a 1-1 draw with UAEs Al Ain in the final's second leg on Saturday. An atmosphere of gloom enveloped the Hazza bin Zayed Stadium as home fans wept after Al Ain squandered a penalty to let Jeonbuk off the hook and let a second Asian Champions League crown slip through their hands. For Jeonbuk, who won the first leg 2-1 last week in Jeonju, it was also their second continental title after their 2006 title. (Top Stories)
November 27th @ 3:31 AM GMT
Yahoo! Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Sunday that he will ''not necessarily'' call a snap election next year, amid talk that he would seek an early vote as splits in the opposition have hobbled efforts to oust him over a long-running financial scandal. The multi-ethnic Southeast Asian country is due to hold an election by August 2018, and a government official has told Reuters that Najib could call for a poll in the second half of 2017. ''Not necessarily it can be later,'' Na... (World)
November 27th @ 2:00 AM GMT
Yahoo! Al-Ain (United Arab Emirates) (AFP) - Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors' coach said they had achieved an ''unforgettable dream'' after regaining the AFC Champions League title in an incident-packed second leg of the final against Al Ain. The South Korean club held on for a 1-1 draw and a 3-2 aggregate win after the UAE's Al Ain had missed a penalty and had their coach Zlatko Dalic sent to the stands in stormy scenes at Hazza bin Zayed Stadium. Jeonbuk's victory stunned the home fans and left Al... (Top Stories)
November 27th @ 9:51 AM GMT
Yahoo! Al-Ain (United Arab Emirates) (AFP) - Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors' coach said they had achieved an ''unforgettable dream'' after regaining the AFC Champions League title in an incident-packed second leg of the final against Al Ain. The South Korean club held on for a 1-1 draw and a 3-2 aggregate win after the UAE's Al Ain had missed a penalty and had their coach Zlatko Dalic sent to the stands in stormy scenes at Hazza bin Zayed Stadium. Jeonbuk's victory stunned the home fans and left Al... (Top Stories)
November 28th @ 4:14 AM GMT
AP Asian stock markets were mixed Monday after oil prices slid on unease about this week's meeting of OPEC member to discuss p (Business)
November 28th @ 3:21 PM GMT
Yahoo! Kazakh courts sentenced nine Islamic State supporters and two leading political activists to prison terms in separate trials on Monday after their convictions over the two biggest shocks to veteran President Nursultan Nazarbayev's rule. While unrelated, street unrest in April and May and a deadly Islamist attack in June dealt twin blows to stability in the oil-producing Central Asian state run since 1989 by Nazarbayev, who has brooked no dissent but remained broadly popular thanks to risin... (World)
November 25th @ 11:25 AM GMT
Yahoo! The editor of a Chinese website monitoring human rights issues has been detained on suspicion of subverting state power, according to an announcement on the website. Liu Feiyue, founder of the website Minsheng Guancha, was taken away earlier this month by police in the central Chinese city of Suizhou. The site says Liu's family has been told he is under investigation for subversion, a vaguely defined charge often leveled against human rights activists and dissidents. Minsheng Guancha, know... (World)
November 26th @ 2:28 AM GMT
Yahoo! South Korea is seeing its biggest wave of street demonstrations in decades but nobody is sure how many people are taking to the streets each week. For the fifth-straight weekend, masses of protesters are expected to occupy major avenues in downtown Seoul on Saturday demanding the ouster of President Park Geun-hye. She is suspected of helping in the criminal activities of a secretive confidante who is accused of manipulating government affairs and extorting companies to build an illicit fort... (World)
November 28th @ 12:31 AM GMT
Reuters Oil prices tumbled on Monday on worries that producer countries may not be agree on a deal to cut output, pressuring U.S. stock futures and Asian shares. (Top Stories)
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