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MANILA The Philippines on Wednesday cancelled talks with Maoist-led rebels due on the weekend in the Netherlands after guerrillas attacked a convoy of President Rodrigo...

BANGKOK An army general, two provincial politicians and police officers were among the 46 people held guilty on Wednesday by a judge in Thailand’s biggest...

BEIJING Labour activist Hua Haifeng had avoided legal trouble in his 14 years investigating companies in China, but that changed after he looked into a...

SYDNEY Detailed sea-floor maps made during the unsuccessful search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, released by Australia on Wednesday, could help increase the knowledge...

ULAN BATOR On the steep hills -encircling Mongolia’s capital, skyscrapers and apartments give way to ramshackle bungalows and tattered yurts, in rickety fenced enclosures with...

QUETTA Gunmen on Wednesday shot dead four members of the Shia minority in Pakistan’s southwestern province of Baluchistan, officials said, in what police suspect was...

MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday asked Congress to extend martial law on the southern island of Mindanao until the end of the year,...

Seoul The young woman laboured up the steps, past brightly decorated walls akin to a child’s nursery, her daughter in her arms. Opening a hatch...

TOKYO Bleaching has damaged the world’s northernmost coral reef in Japan, a researcher said on Tuesday, the latest example of a global phenomenon scientists have...

BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged on Tuesday to make “unremitting” efforts towards promoting peace in the Middle East following a meeting with Palestinian President...