Indonesia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says only 30 to 40 % of those stranded at sea are Rohingyas
Afghan parliamentarians on Saturday demanded a review of a controversial pact signed by Pakistan and Afghanistan for cooperation between their spy agencies amid growing opposition in political circles to the memorandum of understanding.
A suicide bomber set off an explosion during weekly prayers in a Shiite mosque of eastern Saudi Arabia leaving many dead on Friday, the interior ministry said.
At least 29 militants including those of the dreaded Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan outfit have been killed in military operations in Balochistan province during the past one month.
Leaders on both sides of Ireland's gay marriage campaign say advocates of legalisation have won a resounding victory with the ballot count still underway. Senior figures from the "no" campaign, who sought to prevent Ireland's constitution from being amended to permit gay marriage, say the only question Saturday is how large the "yes" side's margin of victory will be from Friday's vote.
Egyptian authorities, in a clampdown on all forms of opposition, have put former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi and several secular leaders on trail. They stand accused of contempt of court for their comments on different platforms.
The United Nations-brokered peace efforts are in danger because of repeated ceasefire violations between the CMA and pro-government factions in northern Mali.
The Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM) hosted by Japan draws the world attention to the threat the Pacific islands face due to climate change.
Mexican federal forces killed at least 42 suspected cartel members on Friday during a three-hour gunfight on a ranch in a violence-torn western region, marking one of the drug war's bloodiest battles. What triggered the gunfight? What's brewing in the restive region? Here's all you need to know.
Mexican federal forces killed 42 suspected drug cartel members Friday during a three-hour-long gunfight in a ranch in a violence-torn western region, marking one of the drug war's bloodiest battles.
The US State Department on Friday released the first batch of emails by former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, relating to Libya and a 2012 militant attack on the mission in Benghazi.
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Two strong 6.8-magnitude earthquakes shook the Solomon Islands early Saturday. There were no initial reports of damage and no tsunami warnings were issued. The quakes have been followed by fairly typical aftershocks.
The fast-track trade authority legislation gives President Barack Obama authority to finalize international trade pacts swiftly. The legislation still needs to be approved by the House of Representatives.
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