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Can Cambodia’s young voters end Hun Sen’s long rule?

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has ruled the country for 33 years, and in Sunday's general election, Hun and his Cambodian People's Party (CPP)...

Pakistan election hit by violence as suicide bomber targets polling station

Dozens of people were killed on Wednesday in a suicide bombing near a polling station the in the city of Quetta in western Pakistan....

Pakistanis vote in extremely divisive election

Will cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan (pictured above) be the next prime minister of Pakistan? Will former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's efforts to "rein in"...

Can Philippine Vice President Robredo challenge Duterte?

For the first two years of her tenure, some supporters of Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo wanted to see her stand up more forcefully...

Indonesian prison caught in ‘luxury’ cell scandal

A room with air conditioning, a television, a large refrigerator and a private bathroom sounds more like a description of a hotel than a...

Hundreds missing after dam collapses in Laos

Hundreds of people are missing and an unspecified number are believed to be dead after the collapse of a hydropower dam in southeast Laos,...

North Korea begins dismantling rocket launch site: monitor

North Korea has begun dismantling key facilities at an important rocket launching site on the northwest coast of the country, a US-based monitor said...

China vaccine scandal sparks fear and fury

Chinese authorities have launched an investigation into a vaccination scandal that is sending shockwaves through the country. Changsheng Biotechnology, the country's second-largest vaccine maker,...

Is Iran’s President Rouhani becoming more radical?

DW: There seems to be a shift in President Rouhani's approach, in a way that is reminiscent of former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's rhetoric about...

‘Warlord’ Afghan vice president returns from exile to ease political tension

Afghanistan's vice president, General Abdul Dostum, returned to Kabul from a 14-month exile in Turkey on Sunday and was greeted by a media spectacle,...