The blaze was finally brought under control, but a trail of diesel has been spilled across the sea.
Afghanistan Vice President Amrullah Saleh was on his way to work on when the attack on his convoy took place.
Two Myanmar soldiers taken to The Hague after confessing on video to murdering minority Rohingya Muslims during 2017 mass killings, rights group says.
Yoshihide Suga, 71, appears likely to overcome other candidates after winning the support of major factions in Japan's Liberal Democratic Party.
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights noted that nerve agents and radioactive isotopes such as Novichok and Polonium-210 were sophisticated substances that are very hard to get hold of.
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India sent fresh supplies of firefighting chemicals to help battle a new blaze on a supertanker carrying 270,000 tonnes of crude oil, which has been ablaze for days off the coast of Sri Lanka.
Beijing says it took "countermeasures" after Indian troops fired aerial shots during a confrontation with Chinese personnel on the border of disputed Kashmir.
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Latest entry follows the arrival of another vessel in late June when Acehnese fishermen rescued more than 100 Rohingya refugees, including 79 women and children, after Indonesian authorities had initially threatened to push them back.
South Korea hunkers down for Haishen, after the powerful storm battered Japan's southern islands but appeared to pass through without major damage or casualties.
While street protests have largely lost momentum, anti-government and anti-Beijing sentiment persists, with China's offer of mass coronavirus testing for Hong Kong residents prompting calls for a boycott amid public distrust.
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