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Trial in Kim Jong Nam’s murder resumes

SHAH ALAM (AP) - Malaysia’s high-profile trial of two women accused of killing the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader resumed yesterday after...

Volcano rains ash, violent eruption feared in Philippines

LEGAZPI, Philippines (AFP) - A giant mushroom-shaped cloud shot up from the Philippines’ most active volcano yesterday, turning day into night as it rained...

Vietnam oil exec ‘kidnapped’ from Germany jailed for life

HANOI (AFP) - A Vietnamese former state oil executive who was allegedly kidnapped from Germany was jailed for life yesterday for embezzlement, in the...

Rohingya refugee return to Myanmar delayed

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - The gradual repatriation of more than 650,000 Rohingya refugees back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, schedulled to begin today, has been...

Kabul hotel attack toll reaches at least 22

KABUL (AFP) - At least 22 people are now known to have died when Taleban militants slaughtered guests at a luxury Kabul hotel, Afghan...

Hong Kong engulfed in smog as fears grow over air

HONG KONG (AFP) - Hong Kong's famous skyline was engulfed in smog yesterday, with residents urged to stay indoors. The winter months regularly bring worse...

Nepali owners can use land lost in fresh demarcation

|     Anil Giri     | KATHMANDU (The Kathmandu Post/ANN) - The land patch has fallen into the Indian territory after a Nepal-India joint survey team marked...

US Embassy to move to Jerusalem in 2019: Pence

JERUSALEM (AP) - Vice President Mike Pence yesterday told Israel’s parliament that the US Embassy will be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by...

Pence kicks off Israel visit with Netanyahu meeting

JERUSALEM (AP) - US Vice President Mike Pence kicked off his visit to Israel yesterday with a morning meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...

Turkish troops face fierce battles in Syrian Kurdish enclave

BEIRUT (AP) - Intense clashes erupted yesterday as Turkish troops and their allies advanced on a Kurdish enclave in Syria, the third day of...

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