US Vice President Mike Pence has announced Washington's readiness to honor a bilateral agreement between Australia and the United States concerning refugees landing in the country, unveiling further inconsistency in the Trump administration' policies.
At least 140 Afghan soldiers were killed by Taliban attackers apparently disguised in military uniforms, officials said on Saturday, in what would be the deadliest attack ever on an Afghan military base.
South Korea said on Friday it was on heightened alert ahead of another important anniversary in North Korea, with a large concentration of military hardware amassed on both sides of the border amid concerns about a new nuclear test by Pyongyang.
Pakistani opposition party lawmakers tore up the agenda and shouted in a Parliament session on Friday as they demanded that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif step down during an investigation into his finances.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says his country is considering putting North Korea back on the list of state sponsors of terrorism in order to “bring pressure on the regime in Pyongyang to re-engage with us.”
Thailand's junta on Tuesday warned democracy activists against protesting over the removal of a plaque marking the abolition of the country's absolute monarchy, fuelling fears of official whitewashing of history.