A toddler and teenager were among three people killed in a gunfight between security forces and independence-seeking rebels in Indonesia’s restive Papua region, the military said on Thursday.
Iran's foreign minister has said a military strike on Iran would trigger “all-out war”, as the US and its Gulf allies accuse the country of being behind attacks on Saudi oil facilities.
Anwar Ibrahim, who cut a deal to become the country’s next prime minister ahead of last year’s general election, says he should take power around May 2020.
Thai opposition Members of Parliament (MPs) demanded that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha resign following weeks of uproar over the omission of a vow to uphold the constitution during his inauguration, raising questions of his legitimacy.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s long grip on power appeared in jeopardy on Wednesday after elections left him tied with his main challenger Benny Gantz raising the prospect of tough negotiations to build a unity governme
Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 48 people and wounded dozens more in three blasts on Tuesday and Wednesday – one at a campaign rally for the president, and another in Kabul, with the latest in Jalalabad – with the insurgen
Mexican forensics experts have found at least 29 bodies stuffed in 119 plastic bags that were dumped in the bottom of a well outside the western city of Guadalajara, officials said on Tuesday.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday sought to reassure allies after a senior police intelligence officer was accused of stealing highly classified materials that, if released, could be “potentially devastating”.
Filipino coastguard sailors who opened fire on a Taiwanese fisherman in Philippine waters were convicted on Wednesday of his 2013 killing, which strained ties between the historically friendly neighbours.
An indonesian cargo plane with four passengers on board lost contact with air traffic control on Wednesday, an official said, the latest incident to hit the country’s poor aviation record.