Afghan security forces battled a group of gunmen near the Indian consulate in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Sunday, officials said, as gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades rocked the surrounding area.
A Death Railway Museum, located at the site of the World War II "Death Railway" in Myanmar's Kayin state, is opening to showcase the life of prisoners of war who died during the construction of the railway, official media reported Sunday.
In a high-profile attack, at least five militants entered an airbase in the northern Indian state of Punjab early Saturday, triggering a gunfight with security forces in the first major terrorist attack in India this year.
At least two militants were killed in gunfight with security forces and police when they attacked an air base in the northern Indian state of Punjab near the Pakistan border early Saturday morning, said security forces.
President of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Park Geun-hye said Thursday that door is open to dialogue with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) for peaceful reunification on the Korean peninsula.
Hundreds of residents and holidaymakers along southern Australia's popular Great Ocean Road were evacuated on Thursday as hot, windy weather threatened to recharge bushfires that destroyed more than 100 homes on Christmas Day.