Asia
Russia not happy with Turkey-Israel rapprochement
Russian FM Lavrov met senior Israeli official in Moscow and told him that Russia is dissatisfied with Israel's pending rapprochement with Turkey, Haaretz reported

Russia carries on bombing despite Syria truce deal
Turkish foreign minister says Russian bombs killed 16 civilians morning after Munich agreement

Taiwan: 41 dead, 109 still missing 3 days after quake
Rescue efforts continue around the clock at collapsed 16-story building where majority of bodies recovered

Myanmar army man apologizes for threat to kill Suu Kyi
Lwin Myint had posted on Facebook that if Suu Kyi were to take up presidency he'd 'just need' a sniper rifle 'and a month of training'.

Myanmar welcomes first democratic gov't in 50 years
National League for Democracy members take seats in parliament to great expectation

Russian airstrikes in Syria's Aleppo kill 4, injure 60
String of Russian airstrikes in Syria's northern Aleppo province leave four people dead and dozens injured, according to local sources

Inter-religious harmony faces serious challenges in Myanmar
Country's race and religion laws see interfaith unions banned, leaving loving parents of Muslim and Buddhist persuasion encouraging their children to marry within their faith

Can Pakistan help end row between Saudi Arabia and Iran?
Analysts do not anticipate significant breakthrough in bilateral relations between Saudi and Iran any time soon

UK: Report names Putin in ex-spy's London murder
British judge identifies Russian president in long-awaited inquiry into 2006 radioactive killing