At least seven rebels and an Indian army soldier were killed in separate gun battles, sparking anti-India protests in India-administered Kashmir even as Indian army targeted a rebel's funeral, killing a civilian and wounding two others.
Diplomats in ASEAN summit express concern over the impact of US-China trade war as calls grow for accelerating talks for a Beijing-backed free-trade deal that excludes the US.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's call for pressure comes after a UN report warned the North is circumventing sanctions imposed over its nuclear programme. Meanwhile, Pyongyang says US was acting with "alarming" impatience.
The US on Friday blacklisted a Russian bank, an individual and two entities for allegedly violating US and UN sanctions.
The attack in Gardez, the capital of eastern Paktia province, also wounded dozens, officials say. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.
The protests, which began Sunday after two college students were struck and killed by a pair of buses, eventually paralysed the capital of 7 million, with tens of thousands of demonstrators blocking roads.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's statement came a day after his meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Singapore on Friday following Washington's move to sanction Turkey's two ministers over the detention of a US pastor.
Pharmaceutical company Changsheng Bio-technology is under investigation after being accused of falsifying data on rabies vaccines, leaving worried parents eyeing Hong Kong for safer alternatives for their children.
It will possibly take months, if not years, to identify the remains handed over in 55 boxes. The handing over the remains was part of a deal struck earlier this year between US President Donald Tump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
A slowing Chinese market as well as delays in Chinese imports due to a tariff decrease as well as Brexit concerns weighed on the Indian carmaker, which also makes Land Rover and Jaguar.
An investigation is still underway, but the military suspects it was carried out by the Daesh-linked Abu Sayyaf group.
Gunmen killed 15 in a hostage-taking situation in Jalalabad while a roadside bomb in the western province of Farah hit a passenger bus and killed at least 11 people.
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