At least 10 people have been killed when gunmen attacked a family home in a home in Afghanistan's east.
Thirteen people have died and 38 injured in a bus accident near Manila.
The NZ High Court has found there are grounds for internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom to be extradited to the US to face racketeering and wire fraud charges.
Malaysia summoned the North Korean ambassador on Monday for a dressing-down over Pyongyang's attack on its investigation into the assassination of leader Kim Jong...
CCTV footage released by Japan's Fuji TV purports to show the deadly assault on Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of the North Korean leader, in Malaysia.
Worldwide arms trade has risen to its highest level since the Cold War in the last five years, driven by a demand from the Middle East and Asia, a study has...

US Navy patrolling South China Sea

Friction between the US and China over trade and territory under Donald Trump has increased concerns that the South China Sea could become a flashpoint.
China has suspended all coal imports from North Korea in the wake of its most recent missile test.
A continent two-thirds the size of Australia has been found under the Pacific Ocean, with only its highest points - New Zealand and New Caledonia - above water.
Pakistani forces said Friday they had killed more than 100 'terrorists' after 88 people died in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group on a Sufi shrine...
Malaysia Friday rejected Pyongyang's demand that it hand over the body of Kim Jong-nam, the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader, saying it would...
More than 80 people are dead following a deadly blast at a Sufi shrine in Pakistan.
Pakistan has launched a nationwide security crackdown, officials said, after a bomb ripped through a crowded Sufi shrine killing at least 70 people including 20...
Afghan officials say Pakistan has launched an assault on an eastern province of the country, following an IS attack on a shrine in southern Pakistan.
An asylum seeker being held in immigration detention on Manus Island who doctors feared would die without immediate medical care has been flown to Australia.

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