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Yala hosting cultural market

Yala hosting cultural market

The Thai southern province of Yala is hosting a cultural market in a bid to raise youngsters’ awareness of Thailand's cultural heritage.

Philippines: 18 soldiers dead in Basilan clashes

Philippines: 18 soldiers dead in Basilan clashes

At least 18 Philippine soldiers were killed and 53 others wounded during clashes between government troops and the Muslim extremist Abu Sayyaf group on Basilan island on April 9, according to the Philippine military.

Thai PM orders increased security after attacks in South

Thai PM orders increased security after attacks in South

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-Cha on March 14 ordered an increase in security in southern provinces where Muslim people account for a majority of the population, due to increasingly volatile conditions in the area recently.

Australia, Indonesia foster anti-terror cooperation

Australia, Indonesia foster anti-terror cooperation

Australia and Indonesia agreed to boost intelligence-sharing in the fight against terrorism, Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on December 21 following the annual bilateral talks with her counterpart Retno Marsudi in Sydney.

Central African Republic to hold elections on December 13

Central African Republic to hold elections on December 13

Central African Republic will hold presidential and parliamentary elections on December 13, the electoral commission said on October 28, reviving delayed efforts to restore democracy in a country rocked by fighting since 2013.

Mosques in Chau Giang village

Mosques in Chau Giang village

(VOV) - Lying on the bank of Hau river, Chau Giang village of the Cham ethnic minority people in the Mekong delta province of An Giang is an ideal retreat for tourists from noisy cities.

Hundreds killed in haj stampede in Saudi Arabia

Hundreds killed in haj stampede in Saudi Arabia

At least 717 pilgrims from around the world were killed on September 24 in a crush outside the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi authorities said, in the worst disaster to strike the annual haj pilgrimage for 25 years.

US, Egypt begin strategic dialogue, first since 2009

The United States and Egypt began strategic dialogue talks on August 2, their first since their relationship was strained by the military ouster of President Mohamed Mursi after mass protests against his rule in 2013.