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DHAKA Bangladesh police said on Sunday they were hunting more extremist leaders after shooting dead the suspected mastermind of a deadly cafe attack, on the...

PHILIPPINES Extremists who support the Daish group staged a daring jailbreak in the southern Philippines, freeing 23 detainees in the latest in a series of...

SYDNEY Australia’s centre-left Labor Party won a convincing vote in the Northern Territory election on Saturday, a result that will likely add to existing uncertainty...

MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is waging a bloody war on crime, has justified the large-scale killing of drug users by suggesting the victims...

JAKARTA Indonesian police were investigating a suspected terror attack by a knife-wielding assailant on a priest during the Sunday service at a church, and a...

SINGAPORE Singapore authorities have confirmed 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus, which in Brazil has been linked to a rare birth defect, and said more...

VIENTIANE The secretive communist government of Laos, a country with a population of less than 7 million, rarely causes a ripple on the diplomatic circuit....

DHAKA Bangladesh police stormed a militant hideout outside Dhaka on  Saturday, shooting dead three extremists, including the suspected mastermind of an attack on a cafe...

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...