The drills aim to boost Manila's military capability while serving as a US show of support for its Asian ally as China's assertiveness in the region grows stronger.
Ban Ki-moon is a member of "The Elders" group of world leaders founded by Nelson Mandela, which works to promote peace and defuse conflicts.
Militants opposed to military rule have claimed responsibility for the killing of former lieutenant colonel and deputy director-general of the military-appointed Union Election Commission Sai Kyaw Thu.
Kazuyoshi Miura, who is in his 38th season of professional soccer, has played for a string of clubs across the world including Palmeiras, Genoa, Dinamo Zagreb and Vissel Kobe.
Over 128 people were transported to hospitals, while 232 houses were destroyed in the extreme weather event, emergency services in the tiny South Asian nation said.
Governor of one of Indonesia's most populous provinces, Central Java, has been the frontrunner in several opinion polls this year and goes up against two popular opposition figures.
The 77-year-old is serving 33 years in prison after convictions in more than a dozen cases that she has called absurd and her allies say were orchestrated by the junta.
Transport ministry of the world's most populous Muslim-majority country predicts that up to 123 million people will travel for the end of Ramadan holidays, which is the first since Covid-19 restrictions were removed at the end of 2022.
Out-of-the-box Initiatives during the Muslim holy month focus on less water use while performing rituals washing, replacing plastic bottles and cutlery during community iftars with reusable ones and reducing food waste.
Myanmar junta arrested thousands since its coup more than two years ago, plunging country into turmoil and sparking widespread clashes.
The ambushed soldiers were part of a group deployed to search for a pilot for the Indonesian airline Susi Air who was kidnapped by the separatists at Nduga airport in February.
Villager involved in cremating the bodies of victims said that the death count from the attack on Pazigyi village in the central Sagaing region has risen to at least 171.
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