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DHAKA Three people, including a policeman, were killed and scores wounded in two separate bomb blasts on Saturday near a militant hideout that was raided...

HONG KONG A small electoral college chooses a new Hong Kong leader on Sunday amid accusations of meddling by Beijing, denying the Chinese-ruled financial hub...

MANILA The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) said on Saturday that its armed units will declare a unilateral ceasefire no later than March 31,...

SINGAPORE A Singaporean teenager who was jailed twice after insulting the island’s late leader Lee Kuan Yew and religious groups has been granted political asylum...

BEIJING Accidents at two neighbouring gold mines in central China’s Henan province killed 11 people on Friday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing local...

YANGON Myanmar on Saturday rejected the UN rights council’s decision to investigate allegations that security officers have murdered, raped and tortured Rohingya Muslims, saying the...

MANILA A Filipino fisherman cast adrift in the high seas by a storm survived for nearly two months by drinking rainwater as he helplessly watched...

LONDON British police have said that they had made further “significant” arrests over the terror attack on parliament, as they released the first picture of...

ROME Europeans must contain their squabbling and carping about the EU if the Union is to survive, leaders warned on Saturday as they marked the...

MARDIN (Turkey) Jailed by the junta after Turkey’s 1980 military coup and again after last year’s failed putsch, veteran Kurdish politician Ahmet Turk still hopes...