Five littoral states - Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan - sign a deal that settles a long-lasting dispute on whether the Caspian is a sea or a lake, which means it falls under different international laws.
Famed for its pristine palm-lined beaches and tea plantations, Kerala has been battered by the monsoon every year but the rains have been particularly severe this season.
Inter-Korean construction workers' game in Seoul is seen as a way to improve cooperation between the two countries.
Thousands of ethnic Hui Muslims gathered at a mosque in northwestern China on Friday to protest its planned demolition in a rare, public pushback to the government's efforts to rewrite how religions are practiced in the country.
The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said on Saturday that 387 people died, jumping from the 321 it reported the previous day, as search and rescue teams continue to sift through the rubble and people already buried by relatives are accounted for.
Seoul has been examining nine cases of potential imports of North Korean coal, which would breach a resolution passed last August by the UN Security Council to choke off funding for Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.
The former prime minister has pleaded not guilty to all charges related to the transfer of $10.31 million into his personal bank account and has been granted bail.
Administrator of Ghazni city's hospital said at least 14 security forces were killed and 20 security personnel were wounded in the attack.
The repatriation of troops' remains is one of the commitments made during a landmark summit between North Korea's Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump in June.
A Cambodian human rights group says child labour and debt bondage are being widely practiced in the country's brick factories due to a rapid urbanisation, trapping families in a cycle of poverty.
Wirapol Sukphol, formerly known by his monastic name Luang Pu Nenkham, was expelled from the monkhood in 2013 after a video surfaced of his lavish lifestyle. He was also accused of having sex – a grave offence for monks – with an underage girl.
Wiranto, Indonesia's top security minister, told reporters the death toll from Sunday's magnitude 7.0 quake had risen to 319. Meanwhile, officials said the epicentre of the third earthquake was on land and so there was no risk of a tsunami.
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