The killings were a reminder of the stubborn threat of insurgents in rural areas of the Philippines.
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The apparent exchange, in which Afghan officials are to release three senior members of the Haqqani network of the Taliban, is likely to be a step toward new peace talks.
Protesters angry over the police shooting of a young demonstrator blocked roads, forced train delays and clashed with officers near universities.
At last week’s DealBook conference in New York, policy experts discussed the relationship between China and the United States. The diplomacy has become more aggressive — a change some experts applaud and others fear.
Hong Kong, Myanmar, Uber: Here’s what you need to know.
More than 1,000 academics have signed an open letter in support of Asiya Islam, a research fellow who has lived legally in Britain for a decade.
By interviewing people who live around a forest in Vietnam, scientists captured visual evidence that silver-backed chevrotains still exist.
Away from the front lines, volunteer groups composed of retirees, pastors and housewives quietly aid the anti-government demonstrators.
Gambia, on behalf of Rohingya Muslims, opens an international dispute with Myanmar in an effort to have the country’s leadership tried for genocide.
Private explorers found the U.S.S. Grayback beneath 1,400 feet of water after realizing that a mistranslated Japanese war record had pointed searchers in the wrong direction.
Demonstrators disrupted the transit system, part of a broader call for action after the death of a student and the arrest of six pro-democracy lawmakers.
The city of Ruzhou spent big, then used its health care workers to raise money, as local governments look for ways to keep the economy going.
We came looking for signs of government overspending. We left with a police escort. These days in China, the economy is a sensitive subject.
Mixing dance tracks with calls for religious warfare, Hindutva pop amplifies a wave of Hindu nationalism in Narendra Modi’s India.
Hong Kong, Australia fires, Fed Cup: Here’s what you need to know.
Boeing lawyers have publicly disclosed the strategy to transfer the cases out of the U.S., which could save the company millions.
Indonesia’s mercury trade is intertwined with illegal gold mining around the world, leaving a legacy of thousands born with birth defects and half a million people poisoned.
Recent revelations in India show that the threat from the company’s spyware to activists and journalists isn’t limited to autocratic regimes.
The ruling paves the way for Hindus to build a temple where the Babri Mosque once stood, a decision that raised fears of sectarian tensions.
Invoking God, patriotism and family values, the Rev. Jun Kwang-hoon is creating a backlash against the “Communizing” government of President Moon Jae-in.