President Joe Biden previously voiced his appreciation for McConnell's "helpful insights" on responding to the military coup in the Southeast Asian nation.
Soldiers in Thailand began to send people fleeing from Myanmar back after airstrikes shook the country over the weekend.
A recent military coup in the country saw the detention of Nobel Prize-winning leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Boonsong Plaikaew, 54, said she was "just doing my stuff," when the snake struck.
Official estimates suggest that there are fewer than 80 of these rhinos left in the wild.
United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is touting an international coalition against China, using his social media accounts to highlight criticisms of the Communist Chinese government from across the globe.
Mount Merapi—whose name means "Mountain of Fire" in Indonesian—is one of the world's most active volcanoes.
Several areas of the Philippines are under an extreme flood advisory including the Eastern Visayas, Bicol and Calabarzon regions.
Komodo dragons—otherwise known as Komodo monitors—are the largest and heaviest lizards in the world.
California Governor Gavin Newsom pardons three men who were at risk to be deported to Vietnam or Cambodia.
The last documented individual was killed by a hunter in 1990.
Malaysia follows Vietnam, which pulled the movie from theaters earlier this week, protesting a contentious boundary displayed on a map in the DreamWorks production.
Under the new law, online media outlets, including social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, will be forced to issue corrections and remove content that the Singaporean government determines to be untrue, according to Reuters.
Get up close and personal with endangered pachyderms at these ethical elephant sanctuaries.
Megalithic jars were found in 15 sites the Southeast Asian nation of Laos.
The ship is called "Forever Lucky."
Deputy Prime Minister and Justice Minister Prajin Juntong explained that legalization would be carried out and managed under direct government control to ensure that "all benefits will go to the Thai people and the country."
Anton Ilichev was found dead in his cabin on December 6.
Government health officials in England say a man in the U.K. picked up the world's "worst-ever" case of super-gonorrhea after a sexual rendezvous with a woman in southeast Asia.
Iran said ISIS will next focus on Central Asia, but it still has sway in parts of the Caucasus, the Gulf, North and sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia.
Several Singaporeans have been arrested in recent weeks for trying to reach ISIS in Syria and Iraq.
The attack by Islamist militants on Marawi had "all the hallmarks of a professional military operation."
One guard was killed, while eight prisoners have been caught—two surrendered and six were killed.
Everything from women's rights to satellites is being used by Mekong locals to address intense dry seasons, wetter monsoons and rising sea levels—all signs of devastating climate change.
The creature has a strange-looking, horseshoe-shaped structure on its face.