At least 14 people have been killed and 147 injured in a powerful explosion in a residential complex in northern China
At least eight Afghan border police have been killed in attack in the Torkham border area of Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province.
Australian man Robert Ellis came to Indonesia on a visa for senior citizens in 2013. Now he has been jailed for 15 years for molesting young girls in Bali.
The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has revised its estimate for dismantling the Fukushima nuclear plant.
South Korea's third-quarter economic growth has slipped to its lowest level in more than a year, hit by Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 recall.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to ban a law that allows men to dissolve their marriages by repeating the word "talaq" three times.
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack on a police academy in the Pakistani city of Quetta, killing 62 people.
Three civilians and a trooper have been killed while several were injured in cross-border firing between the forces of India and Pakistan, officials say.
Chinese police have arrested 19 people in Shanghai for selling around 300 tonnes of expired milk powder, according to reports.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's fiery rhetoric and deadly crime war are becoming a growing concern around the world, the top US envoy for Asia warned on...
China is showcasing its burgeoning robot industry at the five-day exhibition in Beijing, part of a national effort to promote use of more advanced technologies.
A Hong Kong court Monday heard how British banker Rurik Jutting tortured one of his victims for three days as the trial opened into the killings of two Indonesian...
At least 24 Maoist rebels have been killed in a clash with police in south-eastern India.
Three goal-less games and a string of tough refereeing decisions have left Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick scratching for answers.

Mumm cops one-match ban for elbow

Wallabies flanker Dean Mumm has been banned for one game for striking during the Bledisloe Cup loss to the All Blacks in Auckland.

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