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Afghan official: Roadside bomb kills 11 in western province Roadside bomb kills 11 in Afghanistan

No group immediately claims responsibility for the bombing but the Taliban have a strong presence in the province, especially in Bala Buluk


Blast in southern Philippines kills at least five Blast in southern Philippines kills at least five

The blast occurred moments after troops stopped the vehicle and spoke to the driver


Small plane crash near rural Maine airport leaves 3 dead Small plane crash near rural Maine airport leaves 3 dead

The twin-engine plane was traveling from Pembroke, Ontario, to Prince Edward Island in Canada


Imran to take oath as premier on Aug 11 Imran to take oath as premier on Aug 11

The final results issued by the Election Commission of Pakistan show that the party is still short of numbers to form its government independently


PTI claims it has numbers to form govt at Centre, Punjab PTI claims it has numbers to form govt at Centre, Punjab

The numbers are to be secured with the help of independents, MQM-Pakistan,PML-Q, Balochistan Awami Party and the Grand Democratic Alliance


Mexico arrests alleged drug trafficker over missing Italians Mexico arrests alleged drug trafficker over missing Italians

Garcia says the suspect was "probably involved" in the disappearance of 60-year-old Rafaelle Russo


Myanmar journalist testifies he didn't know about documents Myanmar journalist testifies he didn't know about documents

He says he was not allowed to meet lawyers or family members during his two weeks of interrogation


Report: Malaysia Airlines plane could have been hijacked Report: Malaysia Airlines plane could have been hijacked

A investigation shows lapses by air traffic control, including a failure to swiftly initiate an emergency response


Vietnam convicts 20 over demos against economic zones Vietnam convicts 20 over demos against economic zones

The draft law on special economic zones initially proposed granting 99-year leases to investors in special economic zones


Armed attackers killed four tourists in Tajikistan Armed attackers killed four tourists in Tajikistan

Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon sent notes of condolence to the US, Switzerland and the Netherlands over the deaths


Mugabe votes in first Zimbabwe election since his fall Mugabe votes in first Zimbabwe election since his fall

Mugabe cast his ballot in the country's first election since he was ousted by the military in November after ruling for 37 years


Kuwaiti couple banned from leaving Sri Lanka over airport assault Kuwaiti couple banned from leaving Sri Lanka over airport assault

Police says they assaulted five customs officers who tried to stop them fleeing the airport with the animal


Record suicides of elderly people in ageing Singapore Record suicides of elderly people in ageing Singapore

Official projections show the number of Singapore citizens aged 65 and above will double from 500,000 in 2016 to 900,000 in 2030


Fish in hospital as rains kill 80 in north India Fish in hospital as rains kill 80 in north India

Authorities in Haryana state says many rivers were brimming close to the danger mark


Somalia, Eritrea agree to establish diplomatic ties Somalia, Eritrea agree to establish diplomatic ties

The presidents of Somalia and Eritrea on Monday signed an agreement to establish diplomatic ties


India asks 4 million to prove their nationality in Assam India asks 4 million to prove their nationality in Assam

India says hundreds of thousands of people have illegally entered the country from neighboring Bangladesh over decades


14 killed in Vietnam wedding party car crash

14 killed in Vietnam wedding party car crash

Road accidents are the leading cause of death in Vietnam, where traffic laws are loosely obeyed and road infrastructure is patchy


China says still committed to Hong Kong semi-autonomy China says still committed to Hong Kong semi-autonomy

Wang Yi told reporters that China would continue to follow the system put in place when the city was turned over to Chinese rule in 1997


New report highlights gov't shortcomings in MH370 mystery New report highlights in MH370 mystery

The plane carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing vanished March 8, 2014, and is presumed to have crashed in the far southern Indian Ocean


Karunanidhi health: Tamil Nadu former chief minister in hospital Tamil Nadu ex-CM Karunanidh in hospital

Muthuvel Karunanidhi, 94, is being closely "monitored and treated" in the intensive care unit


Nepal flight delayed after pilot fails alcohol test Nepal flight delayed after pilot fails alcohol test

Crew members alerted airport officials that the pilot seemed impaired by alcohol less than an hour before the flight was scheduled to take off


Hundreds trapped on Indonesian mountain after earthquake Hundreds trapped on Indonesian mountain after earthquake

The earthquake that killed 15 people triggered landslides


Cambodia's Hun Sen wins after opposition silenced Hun Sen wins after opposition silenced

Hun Sen, 65, has said he intends to stay in power for at least two more five-year terms


Zimbabwe election: Mugabe refuses to back successor Mnangagwa Mugabe backs Zimbabwe opposition

The impoverished country, which has known decades of repressive rule, faces severe economic challenges


New York Times tells Trump: Don't call reporters enemies of the people NYT urges Trump to end 'enemy' rhetoric

The publisher of the New York Times has urged President Donald Trump not to continue labelling reporters "enemies of the people"


Greece fire death toll at 91, 25 remain missing Greece fire death toll climbs to 91

Dozens of volunteer divers, some of them retired Navy Seals, kept searching the sea on Sunday looking for the bodies of more possible victims


Imran Khan's PM oath-taking ceremony before August 14 Imran Khan to take oath before Aug 14

According to the figures provided by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) won 115 out of the 270 seats


Indonesia earthquake: 15 dead on tourist island of Lombok 15 killed as quake hits Indonesia tourist spot

The 6.4 magnitude quake hits the central island of Lombok just before 07:00 local time (00:00 GMT) on Sunday


Nawaz Sharif seriously ill, may be shifted to hospital Nawaz Sharif seriously ill

After his examination by doctor, it will be determined whether the former prime minister will be shifted to hospital or not


Palestinian protest icon Tamimi released from Israeli prison Palestinian protest icon Tamimi released from Israeli prison

Ahed was arrested in December after she slapped two Israeli soldiers outside her family home


Air quality in Delhi improved due to meteorological factors: Green body Air quality in Delhi improved: Green body

The Air Quality Index of New Delhi was recorded at 43 which falls under the "good" category


5 killed in possible murder-suicide at Texas nursing center and home

Gunmen kill 5 at Texas nursing center

Evidence points to a murder-suicide, but the investigation is still "premature to determine a motive


Israeli Arab MP resigns over controversial 'nation state' law Israel MP quits over 'nation state' law

Zouheir Bahloul, 67, branded parliament "racist" and "destructive" for passing the law, which revokes the status of Arabic as an official language


Floods wreak havoc in India as death toll reaches nearly 600

India flood: Death toll reaches nearly 600

Maharashtra state has so far received 99.30 millimeters of rainfall, while Kerala had 1451.85 millimeters of rainfall, Assam got 585.70 millimeters


Final results out, Imran Khan needs 22 more to lead Pakistan Imran Khan needs 22 more to lead Pakistan

According to the figures provided by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) won 115 out of the 270 seats


Cambodia votes in poll without main opposition Cambodia votes but main opposition absent

Critics have called the vote a sham as the Cambodia National Rescue Party, which narrowly lost the last election, has been dissolved


Charlotte Brown speedboat death: Jack Shepherd manhunt launched International hunt for speedboat killer

An international hunt is under way to find a man who killed his date in a speedboat crash on the River Thames


At least 10 dead, 40 hurt as 6.4 quake hits Indonesia island 10 killed in Indonesia quake

The quake damaged dozens of single-story houses and taller buildings and was felt in a wider area, including in Bali


Carr fire: California blaze kills children and great-grandmother

Children die in California wildfire

The blazes, known as the Carr fire, have destroyed at least 500 structures and are threatening thousands of homes

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