Though many people don't get to hear much about it, Pakistanis have made their global presence felt in various fields through their contributions to politics, economy, welfare as well as sports and the arts.
Former Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson will be eligible for parole in six months, during which he will serve his home detention at his sister's house. His lawyer says he will appeal the one-year home detention sentence.
A trip by the South's President Moon Jae-in to the North's capital would be the first such visit for more than a decade, as the diplomatic thaw on and around the peninsula builds.
Afghan officials said US special forces units were on the ground helping to coordinate air strikes and ground operations as reports emerged that more than 300 killed on both sides, including over 100 government forces and 20 civilians.
The nine people were killed from what was a spark from a bed. Authorities say a fault with a power cable or an air cushion could have caused the blaze.
Members of the new assembly sworn in and plan to elect the speaker and deputy speaker of the house. Imran Khan, former cricket star and leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, says it enjoys the backing of 180 lawmakers in the 342-seat assembly.
Many of the capital Phnom Penh's poorest people have been relegated to living in areas that puts their health at risk.
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.
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