Chinese officials and rescue workers did everything they could to handle the situation in a recent tragic incident during which Iranian oil tanker Sanchi sank in the East China Sea after burning for a week, China’s ambassador to Iran said.
Chinese envoy: Beijing tried its best to handle Iranian tanker tragedy
A Taliban assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan’s capital killed at least 18 people, including 14 foreigners, and pinned security forces down for more than 13 hours before the last attacker was killed on Sunday, with the casualty toll expected to rise.
Taliban attack on Afghan hotel ends after 13 hours, 18 dead (Video)
Beijing on Saturday said it had dispatched a warship to drive away a US missile destroyer which had "violated" its sovereignty by sailing close to a shoal in the disputed South China Sea.
China says US warship 'violated' its sovereignty
Myanmar was making final preparations to take back the first batch of Rohingya Muslims who had fled conflict in troubled Rakhine state, state media said on Saturday, despite growing doubts about the plan among refugees and in the United Nations.
Myanmar finalizes Rohingya repatriation preparations
Taiwan has blocked nearly 200 flights by China’s airlines over the strait that separates the two rivals due to the carriers' use of controversial new travel routes introduced by China.
Taiwan blocks China flights after route row
Bangladesh says it has counted over a million Rohingya Muslim refugees living in camps near its border with Myanmar, higher than previous estimates.
Bangladesh hosting more than a million Rohingya refugees: Official
Israeli military officials are scrambling to use Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's "very important" trip to India to salvage a $500 million arms deal that New Delhi has recently called off.
Israel desperate to salvage $500mn India arms deal
Pakistani authorities have detained a suspect in the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl, Zainab Ansari, which sparked nationwide outrage over allegations of inaction by the government.
Pakistan police detain suspect in rape, murder of 7-year-old girl
The wreck of an Iranian oil tanker that collided with a cargo ship off China this month has been located, Beijing said on Wednesday, according to Reuters.
China says Iranian oil tanker wreck located

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