Mongolians cast ballots on Monday to choose between a horse breeder, a judoka, and a feng shui master in a presidential election rife with corruption scandals and nationalist rhetoric.
Mongolians vote to elect new president
Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to visit Hong Kong to attend a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the city’s return to China from British rule and to swear in a new chief executive.
Chinese president to visit Hong Kong
Six children have been killed while playing with an explosive-laden toy in a village in northwestern Pakistan.
Blast kills 6 children in village northwest of Pakistan
New Delhi forces have killed at least two suspected militants during a fierce gun battle in Indian-controlled Kashmir amid rising tensions in the disputed Himalayan region.
Indian troops say two suspected militants killed in Kashmir
The Taliban militants have attacked a security post in Afghanistan's Herat province, killing at least 10 policemen and wounding another three.
Taliban attack security post in Afghanistan's Herat, 10 killed
Suspected Daesh terrorists have stabbed an Indonesian police officer at a police post in the North Sumatra Province, amid rising concerns over the growth of militancy in the region.
Suspected Daesh militants kill Indonesian police
The Philippines’ military has declared a short ceasefire in the southern, Muslim-majority city of Marawi, where government forces are fighting Daesh terrorists.
Philippine military declares Eid truce in war-torn city
At least 123 people have died and scores more were injured in a fire that broke out after an oil tanker flipped over in central Pakistan early Sunday, an official said.
123 dead, more than 100 wounded in Pakistan oil tanker fire
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has invited North Korea, his country's archenemy, to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, saying sports can serve as a peace maker and the invitation is thus aimed at easing incessant tensions between the two neighbors over Pyongyang's missile and nuclear programs.
South Korea invites North to participate in 2018 Winter Olympics to boost peace
The death toll of Friday’s multiple bomb and gun attacks across Pakistan has risen to 73 after several victims of twin blasts in the northwestern Shia town of Parachinar succumbed to injuries.
Death toll of Friday terror attacks in Pakistan rises to 73

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