MANILA: Fourteen college students on a camping trip were killed and dozens injured on Monday when their bus slammed into an electricity post in a mountainous area of the Philippines, police said.
JAKARTA: At least three of four North Korean men wanted in connection with the murder of President Kim Jong-un's estranged half-brother caught a flight from Jakarta to Dubai on the evening of the attack, an Indonesian immigration official said on Monday.
KUALA LUMPUR: The autopsy results for North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's estranged half-brother, who was murdered last week in Kuala Lumpur, could be released as early as Wednesday, Malaysia's health minister said on Monday.
MANILA: Police carried out killings in the Philippine city of Davao under the instruction of then mayor Rodrigo Duterte, the current president, according to a former policeman who said he was part of a “Davao death squad” tasked with eliminating criminals.
SINGAPORE: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu begins a two-day official visit to Singapore today, a reciprocal visit following Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s trip to the Middle Eastern country last year.
SEOUL: The killing of North Korea leader Kim Jong-un's estranged half-brother in Malaysia last week shows the brutality of isolated North Korea and its "terrorism tactics are getting bolder", South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn said on Monday.
CHITRAL: An avalanche killed at least seven labourers in northern Pakistan on Sunday, a senior official said, with up to four more trapped beneath the snow.
MOGADISHU: At least 20 people died Sunday when a car bomb exploded in the Somali capital, as Shabaab Islamists threatened to escalate attacks in a "vicious war" against the new government.
COLOMBO: At least 11 people, including a child and five women, drowned when an overcrowded boat carrying Christian pilgrims capsized in rough seas off Sri Lanka's southwest coast Sunday, police said.
CAPE CANAVERAL: A SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off on Sunday from a historic NASA launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, then succeeded in landing itself back on the ground nine minutes later.
HARARE: Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who turns 93 on Tuesday, has no plans to give up power, saying he has no "acceptable" successor in place.
WASHINGTON: Bowling Green, Atlanta and now... Sweden?
SEOUL: Malaysia's investigation into the murder of the North Korean leader's half-brother shows that the Pyongyang government was behind the assassination, South Korea said Sunday.
WEST PALM BEACH: Authorities say a vehicle in President Donald Trump's motorcade was struck by a "2x4" and five middle school students are now facing charges.
WINFIELD: Authorities say a father and son have been killed in a head-on collision with each other in Fayette County, Alabama.
MENDOZA, Argentina: A bus overturned in Argentina on Saturday near Aconcagua, the highest mountain outside Asia, killing at least 19 people and leaving 20 injured, officials said.
BRUSSELS: One person died and 27 were injured, three seriously, when a train derailed Saturday shortly after leaving a station east of Brussels, officials said.
MIAMI: An unmanned SpaceX spaceship carrying food and equipment to the astronauts living at the International Space Station is poised to blast off from a historic NASA launch pad on Saturday.
TOKYO: Former North Korean spy Kim Hyon-hui said the alleged assassins of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un appeared to be amateurs, the Mainichi newspaper reported on Saturday.
BEIJING: China is ordering the closure of live poultry markets in its south-central regions where the worst outbreak of bird flu in years has killed at least 87 people.
WASHINGTON: Donald Trump ratcheted up his attacks on the media Friday, describing the press as “the enemy of the American people!” in a tweet.
PALM BEACH: The US Secret Service launched an investigation Friday, after an object was hurled at Donald Trump's motorcade as it traveled to his Florida resort.
MACAU: Kim Jong-Nam’s modest life in Macau was a far cry from the opulence and power enjoyed by his half-brother, the supreme leader of North Korea, but he was still seen by Pyongyang as a dangerous pretender to the ruling family throne.
SINGAPORE: Two Pakistani men face the gallows in Singapore after a court Friday found them guilty of murdering a compatriot over a gambling dispute and dismembering the body.
SHANGHAI: A Chinese man who detonated home-made explosives inside Shanghai’s international airport last year was sentenced on Friday to eight years in prison, a court in the city said.
HONG KONG: Seven Hong Kong police officers were jailed for two years Friday for what the judge described as a “vicious” attack on a protester during pro-democracy rallies in 2014, captured on film and beamed around the world.
MERIDIAN: A pet squirrel named Joey prevented a burglary attempt in Idaho last week by scratching the teen suspect when he tried to break into a gun safe, police said.
WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will announce a new executive order on immigration next week, pressing on with an amended version of the much-criticised travel ban now caught up in court.
SAN DIEGO: A Navy commander is the 12th Navy official to be charged in a wide-ranging bribery case involving a Malaysian defence contractor nicknamed “Fat Leonard” and was part of a group of officers called the “Wolf Pack” who accepted the services of prostitutes and other perks in exchange for clas
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia, where a half-brother of North Korea's leader was killed in a cloak-and-dagger attack this week, offers a rare meeting place for Pyongyang officials to contact the outside world.
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