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A Philippine mayor accused of involvement in narcotics trafficking was shot dead along with 11 other people in a police raid Sunday, the latest official to be killed in President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs. Duterte has singled out local...
Kim Jong-Un boasted of North Korea's ability to strike any target in the US after a second ICBM test that weapons experts said Saturday could even bring New York into range -– in a potent challenge to President Donald...
A Bangladeshi woman whose daughter was sold off by her drug-addicted husband described her joy Thursday at being reunited with the infant. The 10-month-old was returned to her mother in emotional scenes after a court in Chittagong ruled the child...
At least 26 Afghan soldiers have been killed in a Taliban attack on a military base in southern Kandahar province, the defence ministry said Wednesday, the latest blow to the country's struggling security forces. The Afghan air force said it...
President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Iran would respond in kind to any breach by the United States of the 2015 nuclear deal after the House of Representatives passed a new sanctions bill. "If the enemy steps over part...
At least 28 people were killed Thursday after a bus plunged into a deep gorge in a Himalayan region of northern India popular with tourists, police said. The accident occurred around 100 kilometres (62 miles) from the hill resort of...
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that Tehran would "respond appropriately" to new US sanctions but that Iran remained committed to its nuclear deal with world powers. "The Islamic Republic of Iran will always stick to its international commitments," Rouhani said...
The Philippines said Wednesday it would monitor large transactions at casinos to curb money-laundering, after proceeds from an $81 million theft were funnelled through several gambling establishments last year. President Rodrigo Duterte signed a law this week adding the gaming...
Four of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's bodyguards were shot and wounded on Wednesday by suspected communist rebels a day after the insurgents warned of attacks, authorities said. Duterte was not in the convoy when gunmen opened fire on two Presidential Security...
The younger brother of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Hossein Fereydoun, has been arrested on financial crime charges, the judiciary said on Sunday. "Multiple investigations have been conducted regarding this person, also other people have been investigated, some of whom are...