Police say a knife-wielding woman attacked and wounded over a dozen children at the gate of a kindergarten in China's southwestern city of Chongqing, without giving possible motives for the attack.
South and North Korea — which are technically still at war — agreed to take measures to ease military tensions on their border at a meeting in Pyongyang last month between President Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong-un.
The charges against Najib and Irwan Serigar Abdullah, Malaysia’s former Treasury secretary-general, were the latest in a widening crackdown on corruption.
Myanmar's military has been accused of committing atrocities in a crackdown that forced 720,000 Rohingya to flee to Bangladesh. An estimated 250,000 to 400,000 who remained in the Buddhist country "continue to suffer the most severe" repression.
The governor of Turkey's southern Hatay province says Jumpei Yasuda was rescued as a result of efforts by Turkish intelligence and security units. The Japanese journalist was kidnapped in 2015 by Al Qaeda's branch in Syria, known as the Nusra Front.
The Saudi help came as new Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan attended a Saudi investment conference that has been boycotted by several other leaders over the death of a dissident Saudi writer at the country’s consulate in Istanbul.
The visit is the first by a Japanese premier since 2011 and is part of a years-long process of repairing ties in the wake of a disastrous falling-out in 2012, when Tokyo “nationalised” disputed islands claimed by Beijing.
The 55-kilometre (34-mile) crossing, which includes a snaking road bridge and underwater tunnel, links Hong Kong’s Lantau island to Zhuhai and the gambling enclave of Macau, across the waters of the Pearl River Estuary.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison issues emotive apology to children who suffered sexual abuse, saying the state had failed to protect them from "evil dark" crimes.
Eighteen people were killed and 168 others injured when one of Taiwan's newer, faster trains derailed on a curve along a popular weekend route, officials said.
At least 35 people were wounded after government forces fired shotgun pellets and tear gas at anti-India demonstrators who were staging protests against the security personnel.
More than 300 people were working inside the mine when the incident took place in Shandong province. Most have been successfully lifted to safety, while 20 remain trapped underground.
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