The Japanese ruling party has suffered heavy losses in local elections in Tokyo

Prime Minister of the Government (CNN) Japan's Liberal Democratic Party Shinzo Abe of the Tokyo City Assembly to be sure of Sunday's elections. The result...

Philippines: 4 SKoreans arrested for ‘sex tour’ website

- Caught in investigation launched after complaint by Korean tourist who was offered sexual services. By Hader Glang ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Philippine police have arrested...

UPDATE 3 – 170 killed as powerful quake rocks Pakistan, Afghanistan

7.5-magnitude earthquake rattles southern Asia on Monday *UPDATES WITH HIGHER DEATH TOLL KARACHI, Pakistan – Scores of people were killed in Pakistan and Afghanistan -- mostly in...

Thailand: 13 Rohingya found abandoned by smugglers

BANGKOK Thai officials confirmed Wednesday that 13 Rohingya Muslims were found alongside a road after reportedly being abandoned by people smugglers in southern Chumphon province. Police...

Gunmen murder 7 Hindus in Kashmir assault

Shooters repeatedly fired upon the bus loaded with Hindi travelers from Kashmir early this week, assassinating no less than half a dozen individuals in...

South Africa to arrest ex-Israeli chiefs in flotilla case

South Africa has agreed to enforce a Turkish court’s warrants for four ex-Israeli military commanders involved in the 2010 deadly Mavi Marmara attack, police...

South Korea spots fresh North Korean missile test

Seoul-Pyongyang tensions continue to rise a day after North Korea threatened to strike South Korean vessels without warning. SEOUL -- North Korea tested three ship-to-ship...

UPDATE – Search for missing continues after fatal Japan quakes

Death toll rises to 42 while around 11 people remain missing in southwest Kumamoto Prefecture UPDATES NUMBER OF FATALITIES, MISSING By Todd Crowell TOKYO - Rescuers...

Anwar Ibrahim’s wife set to be named opposition leader

Deputy party president says other parties in opposition pact have unanimously agreed to endorse Dr. Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. KUALA LUMPUR - Anwar Ibrahim's wife is...

UPDATE – Death toll rises in Ecuador earthquake

President declares state of emergency following magnitude-7.8 tremor UPDATES DEATH TOLL By Senabri Silvestre SANTO DOMINGO. Dom. Rep. - The death toll rose to 238 from a...

Trio caught taking naked pictures at Khmer temple

Police say Dutch girl photographed Argentine and Italian male baring bottoms inside famed Angkor Wat temple complex. PHNOM PENH - The bizarre phenomenon of tourists taking partially...

Turkey, Japan commemorate 1890 goodwill journey

Ceremony in Kushimoto town marks sinking of Ottoman frigate Ertugrul on goodwill voyage to Japan 125 years ago KUSHIMOTO, Japan  - When almost 600 Ottoman...

Indonesia: Int’l drug offenders now dropping appeals

Japanese man 2nd foreigner this month to drop appeal after execution of 14 foreign nationals in fear it will be increased to death penalty By...

Philippine army seizes 3 militants after fatal clash

Suspected members of Daesh-linked Abu Sayyaf captured amid operation in troubled southern Basilan By Hader Glang ZAMBOANGA CITY, the Philippines – Three suspected members of...

4 Kachin rebels killed in clashes with Myanmar army

- Kachin Independence Army suffers losses in morning raid during which artillery shells rain down on rebel positions by Joshua Carroll YANGON, Myanmar - Four rebel...

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Golden State Player set to be charged for Assault

Golden State Warriors player, Draymond Green, has been charged with a civil lawsuit for allegedly slapping a former football player for Michigan State. Details of...