The Taliban claimed responsibility for a powerful suicide car bomb that killed at least 29 people, mostly civilians, yesterday in southern Helmand province. In an email,
Australia said yesterday it had lifted a suspension of its airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria that was imposed amid tensions with Russia after a U.S. fighter jet shot down
The text-messaging service Line plans to inaugurate an indoor digital theme park in Thailand’s capital, seeking to squeeze maximum advantage from its popularity
Muslim rebels fled after freeing dozens of hostages from a school in a southern Philippine village yesterday and were being pursued by army troops, as a daylong
U.S. officials are “in the final stages” of vetting up to 1,250 refugees rejected by Australia for resettlement in the United States, an Australian official said yesterday.
Money-losing Toshiba Corp. said yesterday that it has chosen a U.S.-Japan consortium as the preferred bidder in the sale of its lucrative memory chip business,
A Singapore auxiliary police officer who planned to join the armed conflict against Syria’s government has been arrested along with one of his colleagues, the Home Affairs Ministry said Tuesday.
President Donald Trump is calling North Korea a “brutal regime” following the death of American college student Otto Warmbier. Trump says, “Lot of bad things happened but at least we
Three months away from an election, New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English is facing awkward questions about how he handled a lawmaker who is accused of making secret recordings and then
India’s government is advising pregnant women to avoid all meat, eggs and lusty thoughts. Doctors say the advice is preposterous, and even dangerous, considering India’s already-poor record with maternal
A court in Myanmar sentenced a self-styled exorcist to death yesterday for killing three children during a ritual he carried out after telling their parents their offspring were
Wildlife investigators from India and Britain said yesterday they have uncovered an international fraud in which dried penises of endangered monitor lizards are being sold as a
Japan’s coast guard is investigating why it took nearly an hour for a deadly collision between a U.S. Navy destroyer and a container ship to be reported.
Four foreign inmates escaped early yesterday from a prison on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, police said. Prison officers became aware of the escape
Southeast Asia’s jihadis who fought by the hundreds for the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria now have a different battle closer to home in the
The search for seven U.S. Navy sailors missing after their destroyer collided with a container ship off Japan was called off yesterday after several bodies were found in the
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