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MANILA Nine people were killed overnight in the Philippines, authorities said Saturday, as police and suspected anti-drug gunmen pushed ahead with President Rodrigo Duterte’s...

WASHINGTON China should be held ‘accountable’ to an international tribunal’s ruling next week on the South China Sea dispute with the Philippines, the US has said, ...

DHAKA Seven militants who killed 20 people at a restaurant in Dhaka were local Bangladeshis and authorities had tried before to arrest five of them,...

YANGON Myanmar’s bitterly-divided Rakhine State saw mass protests on Sunday as thousands of Buddhists, including monks, demonstrated in a show of opposition to a government...

DHAKA/ NEW DELHI Bangladesh, faced with the worst militant attack in its history, is probing deeper for possible ties between the men who murdered around...

WASHINGTON A Russian warship carried out “unprofessional” maritime operations in close proximity to a US Navy ship in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, a US defence...

DHAKA Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday vowed to do everything to “uproot the militants and violent extremists” from Bangladesh after elite forces stormed a...

YANGON A mob wielding weapons razed a mosque in northern Myanmar, state media reported on Saturday, the second attack of its kind in just over...

SYDNEY Early counting in Australia’s national election on Saturday showed a swing to the opposition Labor Party, adding to fears a close vote will deny...

BEIJING At least 28 people were killed and three others remained missing in heavy rain and landslides in China, officials said on Saturday. Twenty people were...