A Rohingya Muslim man among the group of 76 rescued off Indonesia in a wooden boat says they were at sea for nearly nine days after leaving Myanmar, where the minority group faces intense persecution, and were hoping to reach Malaysia.
The U.N. secretary-general and Security Council officials are meeting in Sweden to discuss a range of international topics with the developments on the Korean Peninsula and the Syrian crisis dominating the agenda.
Myanmar police have evicted the family of a police officer who had testified that he and others were ordered to entrap two Reuters reporters facing charges that could get them up to 14 years in prison.
Armenian authorities say more than 70 people have been arrested, including two people suspected of building bombs, as large protests against the new government enter their second week in the capital Yerevan.
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations has welcomed North Korea's announcement that it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests, and praised the way the U.N. Security Council "really came together" in order to achieve that.