Authorities had previously said at least 80 people were thought to be on board the ferry that sank in rough weather in Indonesia's Lake Toba. It is believed it may be much more.
South Korea and the US announced the stopping of a joint military drill after US President Donald Trump's pledge to end "war games" after his summit in Singapore last week with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
Dozens of peace protesters arrived in Kabul on Monday after walking hundreds of kilometres across war-battered Afghanistan, as the Taliban ended an unprecedented ceasefire and resumed attacks in parts of the country.
At least three people are confirmed to have died in the magnitude 6.1 earthquake, including a nine-year-old girl.
Google is increasing its investments across Asia, where a growing middle class and a lack of infrastructure in retail, finance and other areas have made it a battleground for US and Chinese internet giants.
Army operations in India-administered Kashmir were halted on May 16 at the start of the Muslim fasting month, despite a months-long escalation of violence in the Muslim-majority Himalayan region.
A suicide bomber struck in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Sunday, killing at least 18 people in the second attack in as many days, as Taliban announced they would not extend their three-day ceasefire with the Afghan government.
Shouting "Go India, go back" and "We want freedom," hundreds of people began marching in the southern Anantnag area but were confronted by government forces firing tear gas, leading to clashes with stone-throwing protesters.
Fourteen more were injured in the attack that targeted a crowd of Afghan Taliban, security forces, and civilians who were celebrating Eid in an unprecedented ceasefire in the war-torn country.
US announces a 25 percent tariff on up to $50 billion in Chinese goods to take effect on July 6. In reply, China spells out details to impose tariffs on 545 US exports.
The "Nowhere but Out" report said children complained about being "physically and verbally abused, and detained overnight in cells without food."
Muslims took part in morning prayers on Friday for Eid al Fitr, the three-day festival marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan.
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