More than 10 million people, about 41% of the DPRK's population, are undernourished, said a UN-led report.
31-year-old Sawato attempted suicide; he landed on his legs and initially regretted surviving. Now at 42, Sawato shares his journey with others who're struggling under the societal pressure.
The children were leaved at increased risk of child labor, recruitment by armed groups and early marriage, an aid group said.
Women in Pakistan's commercial hub Karachi are set to ride taxis driven by women in an initiative to protect female customers from sexual harassment.
The cause of the 25-year-old sea turtle's death is blood poisoining from the loose change.
Indonesia this month is winding up one of world's most successful tax amnesties, with at least 745,000 taxpayers declaring more than US$330 billion of assets so far.
The main purpose of Duterte's visit to Myanmar is to complete visits to nine fellow members of the ASEAN, which the philippines is helming this year.
Whoever wins the election will lead the Asia's youngest democracy to combat poverty and chronic unemployment.
The US has no standardized process for making compensation payments to the families of thousands of Afghan civilians killed or injured in US-led military operations.
An intensifying battle between US-backed Iraqi forces and IS militants holed up the centre of Mosul causes mounting civilian death toll.