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SEOUL North Korea is making progress on a submarine-launched ballistic missile system but any deployment of the technology is years away, a US think tank...

BANGKOK Three Thai women convicted of insulting the monarchy were released from jail on Saturday after receiving royal pardons, a human rights lawyer said, following...

GARDEZ Taliban insurgents overran a district in eastern Afghanistan, killing and wounding dozens of police and soldiers and threatening strategically important road routes to Pakistan,...

HONG KONG Hong Kong’s first Zika patient was tested negative for the virus on Friday and discharged from hospital, the government said in a statement. On...

NAIROBI Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told African leaders on Saturday that his country will commit $30 billion in public and private support for infrastructure...

YAGON A Myanmar actor was sentenced to nearly three years in prison for scribbling curse-laden insults about the powerful army on his car, a police...

SEOUL North Korea fired a submarine-launched missile on Wednesday that flew about 500km towards Japan, a show of improving technological capability for the isolated country...

MANILA President Rodrigo Duterte has said his threat to pull the Philippines out of the United Nations for criticising his deadly crime war was just...

PATTANI (Thailand) A car bomb exploded in a nightlife district in Thailand’s deep south, killing one and wounding more than 30, in a nation already...

SYDNEY A young British woman died and a man was critically injured when a French national allegedly stabbed three people while saying “Allahu Akbar” at...