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Hong Kong bookseller ‘seized on China train in front of diplomats’

The daughter of Hong Kong-based bookseller Gui Minhai confirmed on Monday that her father has been detained by Chinese authorities for a second time. Angela...

The Kim Jong Nam murder trial: Who’s who?

It was a bizarre, brazen attack in broad day light. Two women - 25-year-old Indonesian Siti Aisyah and 29-year-old Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong - are accused of...

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh delays repatriation of refugees to Myanmar

The repatriation of Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar, which was slated to begin on Tuesday, has been delayed amid fears among officials that...

Japan holds first North Korea missile attack evacuation drill

Hundreds of Tokyo residents huddled together into subway stations and an amusement park basement on Monday, as the Japanese capital held its first evacuation drill for...

China: Oil slick from Iranian tanker triples in size

The oil spill around a sunken Iranian tanker in the East China Sea has tripled in size in recent days, China's State Oceanic Administration...

Philippine volcano expected to erupt, authorities raise security alert

Philippine authorities raised the alert level around its most active volcano Mount Mayon on Monday, after it started emitting plumes of grey smoke and...

Vietnamese businessman kidnapped in Berlin gets life in prison in Hanoi

A court in Vietnam on Monday sentenced a former oil executive allegedly kidnapped by Vietnamese agents in Berlin to life in prison for embezzlement...

Taliban militants claim responsibility for attack on Kabul hotel

Taliban militants have claimed responsibility for Saturday's attack on the luxury Intercontinental Hotel in the Afghan capital Kabul that left at least six people,...

Australia: Hundreds saved from wildfires in Royal National Park

Firefighters have rescued hundreds of hikers and tourists from Australia's Royal National Park after wildfires ravaged the national park south of Sydney. One out-of-control...

Deadly fire engulfs Delhi firecracker factory

At least 17 people were killed Saturday in a fire at a factory complex in New Delhi, according to a spokesman for the Delhi...