North and South Korea have agreed to hold reunions of some of the families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War in August, the first since 2015.
North and South Korea agree to reunite war-split families
Taliban militants killed at least 16 Afghan police and two civilians in western Badghis Province after their three-day ceasefire for the Eid al-Fitr holiday ended at the weekend, officials said on Friday.
Taliban kill 16 Afghan soldiers, kidnap engineers after ceasefire ends
Officials from North and South Korea agreed to arrange reunions for families separated by the Korean War from August 20 to August 26, South Korea's Ministry of Unification said.
Two Koreas agree on dates for family reunions
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering visiting Iran in July for talks with President Hassan Rouhani, Japanese government sources said Thursday.
Japan PM eyes visiting Iran in July, a first in 40 years
The new UN envoy for Myanmar has told authorities in her first visit to the country that those behind atrocities and attacks against persecuted Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state “must be held accountable.”
New UN envoy calls for 'genuine reconciliation' in Myanmar
Judges at the International Criminal Court have given Myanmar a deadline to respond to a prosecution request that they consider hearing a case on the alleged deportation of Rohingya minorities to Bangladesh.
ICC gives Myanmar deadline over Rohingya case jurisdiction
The decision comes after US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un met last week in Singapore, with the pair signing a joint document calling for denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula
Japan halts missile drills after Trump-Kim summit: Reports
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that the Tel Aviv regime may increase the "intensity" of its airstrikes on Gaza.
Israel may up intensity of airstrikes on Gaza: Netanyahu
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed measures to bolster “strategic and tactical” cooperation between the two countries in a second meeting on Wednesday, the North’s state media said on Thursday.
North Korea, China leaders agree to boost 'strategic, tactical' cooperation: KCNA
The administration of US President Donald Trump is intensifying its rhetoric against China’s trade practices, accusing Beijing of waging a systematic campaign of “economic aggression” that threatens US and global economic security.
White House: China's 'economic aggression' is threat to US, world

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