Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told police on Monday they could kill “idiots” who violently resist arrest, two days after hundreds of people turned the funeral of a slain teenager into a protest against his deadly war on drugs.

Israel plans to establish a new Jewish neighborhood in the city of Jerusalem al-Quds and to increase police presence in the city, a report says.

 China on Monday confirmed via on-site checks that India has withdrawn personnel and equipment from Dong Lang (Doklam) after a military stand-off lasting more than two months.

Lebanon's army has announced a ceasefire in its offensive against ISIL fighters at the country's northeast border with Syria.

The ceasefire took effect at 7am local time (04:00 GMT) on Sunday in order to determine the fate of Lebanese soldiers who are in ISIL captivity, the military statement said.

Colombia’s leftist FARC rebel group will debut its political party at a conference beginning on Sunday, a key step in its transition into a civilian organization after more than 50 years of war and its first chance to announce policy to skeptical voters.

Security forces in Bangladesh have detained and sent back to Myanmar dozens of Rohingya Muslim refugees who had made it across the border despite coming under fire by Myanmarese troops.

Eight Indian security forces killed in Kashmir

Monday, 28 August 2017 02:52 Written by

At least eight Indian security forces members were killed when insurgents stormed a police base in Pulwama, 35 km from Kashmir's main city Srinagar.

 In its first missiles launch since the dramatic escalation of tension between Pyongyang and Washington, North Korea test-fired three short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan. It comes a day after Pyongyang lashed out at the ongoing US-South Korean military drills. 

Iraqi forces capture Tal Afar center from ISIS

Sunday, 27 August 2017 02:40 Written by

Iraqi forces have dislodged Islamic State from 70 percent of Tal Afar, a stronghold of the militants in northwestern Iraq, including its central citadel neighborhood, officials and military commanders said on Saturday.

Thailand's ex-PM Yingluck flees to Dubai

Sunday, 27 August 2017 02:39 Written by

Thailand’s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has fled to Dubai, senior members of her party said on Saturday, a day after she failed to show up for a negligence ruling in which she faced up to 10 years in prison.