Elephant ivory and pangolin scales were on their way to Vietnam from the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Asked whether Pakistan would release a jailed doctor whose fake immunisation drive helped the US track and kill bin Laden, Prime Minister Imran Khan says, "this is a very emotive issue, because Shakeel Afridi in Pakistan is considered a spy."
US President Trump claimed he can end the Afganistan war but the country "would be wiped off the face of the earth." He said Pakistani PM Imran Khan could help negotiate a peace deal and offered to mediate on the Kashmir dispute.
There is no clarity on who was behind the attack in Logar province's Baraki Barak district with Afghan officials giving conflicting accounts of the air raid on Kuchi nomadic people.
Japanese diplomat Yukiya Amano, who led the International Atomic Energy Agency for a decade, was extensively involved in negotiations over Iran's nuclear programme.
South Korea is seeking compensation for the victims of forced labour, as Japan restricts the export of key chemicals to Seoul.
Men in white t-shirts, some armed with poles, stormed a subway station and attacked passengers. Witnesses said the masked men were attacking people that had been at the anti-government march.
US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed at last month’s G20 summit in Osaka to restart trade talks that stalled in May.
Hong Kong witnessed another huge anti-government march with seemingly no end in sight to the turmoil engulfing the finance hub, sparked by years of rising anger over Beijing's rule.
NHK public television says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party and its partner Komei are sure to win majority in the upper house of the Japanese Parliament.
Over 20 others were also wounded in the attack at the entrance of a hospital in the country's northwestern city of Dera Ismail Khan. Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
Japan's elections are key to Shinzo Abe's plan to roll back Japan's pacifist constitution, but surveys point to lukewarm public interest in the race, and expectations of low-voter turnout.
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