Verdict scheduled for next week in Myanmar reporters' trial

A judge in Myanmar says he will deliver a verdict next Monday in the trial of two Reuters journalists that has become a key...

Escort says oligarch now has tapes on Russia interference

A model and escort from Belarus who caused a sensation by claiming to have information linking Russian interference to the election of President Donald...

Muslim pilgrims gather at Mount Arafat for hajj's pinnacle

Some 2 million Muslim pilgrims gathered on Monday in the valley of Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for a day of prayer that marks...

Pakistan's 21-member Cabinet is sworn in

Pakistan's 21-member Cabinet has been sworn in, a day after Prime Minister Imran Khan in a televised address pledged to cut government spending, end...

Afghan officials: Taliban take at least 100 people hostage

The Taliban ambushed a convoy of busses Monday on a road in northern Afghanistan and took more than 100 people hostage, including women and...

Shots fired at gate of US Embassy in Turkey, but no one hurt

Shots were fired at a security booth outside the U.S. Embassy in Turkey's capital early Monday, but U.S. officials said no one was hurt.Private...

As US pushes Tehran, Iran recalls American-backed 1953 coup

To understand how Iran views the United States after President Donald Trump pulled America out of the nuclear deal with world powers, one needs...

Indian navy opens airport to commercial planes amid floods

Indian officials say a military airport has opened to commercial flights in the flood-savaged southern state of Kerala to help speed in relief and...

Thailand's Queen Sirikit, 86, admitted to hospital with flu

Thailand's Queen Sirikit is being treated in a hospital for the flu.The Royal Palace said Monday she was admitted to Chulalongkorn Hospital on Sunday...

Quake swarm jolts Indonesian islands, killing at least 12

Multiple strong earthquakes killed at least a dozen people on the Indonesian islands of Lombok and Sumbawa as the region was trying to recover...

Afghan officials: Taliban take more than 100 people, including women and children, hostage in...

Afghan officials: Taliban take more than 100 people, including women and children, hostage in ambush in north.

Malaysia hopes China will sympathize with its fiscal woes

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says he hopes China will sympathize with his country's fiscal problems as he meets with Chinese leaders after suspending...

Poland's president visits Australian capital and Parliament

Poland's president met with Australian leaders Monday on a visit focused on security and trade.President Andrzej Duda met Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and opposition...

Despite deadly explosions, Mexican fireworks capital endures

Luis Enrique Urban Gomez was tidying up at his family's fireworks storage shed like any other day when an explosion ripped through the warehouse...

Venezuelans nervously await dramatic economic reforms

Venezuelan shopkeepers and consumers nervously awaited the launch of dramatic reforms announced by President Nicolas Maduro to rescue a downward-spiraling economy, including a new...

Australian prime minister abandons greenhouse gas target

Australia's prime minister on Monday abandoned plans to legislate to limit greenhouse gas emissions to head off a revolt by conservative lawmakers.Malcolm Turnbull on...

100s of S. Koreans to enter North to reunite with loved ones

About 200 South Koreans and their family members prepared to cross into North Korea on Monday for heart-wrenching meetings with relatives most haven't seen...

A group of South Koreans has traveled to border ahead of reunions with relatives...

A group of South Koreans has traveled to border ahead of reunions with relatives in North after being separated by war.

New premier Imran Khan pledges to restore Pakistan's economy

Prime Minister Imran Khan said in his first televised speech in office that Pakistan is in the worst economic condition it has seen and...

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