Two Afghan ministers, along with the head of the country’s security service, have survived a vote of confidence in parliament amid growing concerns that militants seem poised to seize control of more areas.
Afghan ministers, head of security service survive impeachment vote
Myanmar's army chief has defended an ongoing crackdown against the persecuted Rohingya Muslims minority in Rakhine State after the UN pledged to probe a campaign of killing and torture by security forces there.
Myanmar army chief defies UN calls, defends crackdown on Rohingya
Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has warned that the Daesh terrorist group could establish a stronghold in the southern Philippines, the nearest territory to mainland Australia to likely become a hotbed of terrorist activities.
Australia bracing for Daesh ‘at its doorstep’
Six Japanese high school students were found “with no vital signs” Monday after an avalanche on a mountain in Japan.
Six students die in Japan avalanche
South Korean prosecutors have decided to seek an arrest warrant for ousted president Park Geun-hye, who has become vulnerable to prosecution and potential incarceration following the loss of her political immunity.
South Korea prosecutors seek ex-president Park’s arrest
Pakistan has arrested at least 100 Indian fishermen for illegally fishing in its waters, officials said on Sunday.
Pakistan arrests 100 Indian fishermen for illegal fishing
North Korea has condemned a joint military drill between South Korea and the United States and threatened a preemptive strike.
North Korea vows preemptive strike against South, US
Former senior government official Carrie Lam has been elected Hong Kong’s next leader by a 1,200-person committee amid competing rallies held outside the election venue over China’s rule.
China favorite elected Hong Kong's new leader
Accidents at two neighboring gold mines in central China's Henan province killed 11 people on Friday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing local authorities.
11 killed in two gold mines accidents in central China
A young Iranian charity worker, who has been embroiled in a criminal case in India since 2014 over the death of young boy, says she has finally been cleared of manslaughter charges following a lengthy court battle.
Indian appeals court acquits Iranian aid worker of manslaughter charges

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