KYIV: Ukraine said Sunday it had "evidence" that Russia was behind a massive cyberattack that knocked out key government websites this past week, while Microsoft warned the hack could be far worse than first thought.
Hundreds of monks fled two major towns in Myanmar, a witness said Sunday, among thousands recently displaced by intense fighting between the military and rebel groups opposed to last year's coup.
MANILA: Deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is "indispensable" in restoring democracy to the military-ruled country and must be included in any peace talks, regardless of her conviction, the Philippines' foreign minister said on Sunday.
Busanan Ongbamrungphan captured the women's singles title of the BWF India Open in New Delhi on Sunday after a win over Supanida Katethong.
Thailand has reported its first death from the highly contagious Omicron coronavirus variant, an elderly woman in Songhkla.
HONG KONG: The northern city of Tianjin and Chinese capital Beijing are battling to contain the spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 and bring it under control ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday and start of the Winter Olympics.
Fourth seeded Benyapa and Nuntakarn Aimsaard were crowned the women's doubles champion at the BWF India Open in New Delhi on Sunday.
Air travellers arriving in Japan from Thailand and four other countries must enter quarantine for 13 days starting Monday.
ALMATY, Kazakhstan: As the dust settles on lethal clashes in Kazakhstan that prompted authorities to call in Russian-led troops, questions are mounting over the authoritarian government's handling of the unprecedented crisis.
SYDNEY: An Australian court upheld a government decision to cancel Novak Djokovic's visa on Sunday, ending the unvaccinated tennis superstar's hopes of winning the Australian Open and racking up a record-breaking 21 men's Grand Slam titles.
KANCHANABURI: Forty-three Myanmar job seekers were arrested late on Saturday night for illegal entry in Muang district, police said.
A majority of people agree with a draft bill aimed at regulating the operations of non-governmental organisations, requiring NGOs to reveal sources of funding, the amounts of foreign funds and their purposes, according to the result of an opinion survey by the National Institute of Development Administration, or Nida Poll.
WELLINGTON: A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific caused "significant damage" to the island nation's capital and smothered it in dust, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Sunday.
Thailand's new Covid caseload hovers around 8,000, with 8,077 and only eight more fatalities announced Sunday, as government mulls easing of restrictions.