Iranian state media are reporting that philosopher Dariush Shayegan, known for his book “Cultural Schizophrenia,” has died at the age of 83.
A U.S.-funded counterterrorism center has opened in Jordan where law enforcement officers from partner countries in the Middle East and beyond can practice shooting, storming hideouts and responding to bomb threats.
A chartered tour bus has reportedly lost control on downhill curve in Thailand’s northeast and plunged off the side of the road, killing at least 18 people and injuring dozens more.
Analysts and state media say China’s merger of its major government-owned broadcast networks under the ruling Communist Party’s propaganda arm aims to strengthen the party’s control over messaging at a time when Beijing is struggling to sooth concerns about its rising global influence.
A Pakistani official says security forces have shot and killed a would-be suicide bomber after he opened fire on a security convoy on the outskirts of the southwestern city of Quetta.
A Malaysian police investigator says the absence of four North Korean suspects believed to have orchestrated the killing of their leader’s half brother didn’t cause prejudice against the two women who are on trial.
Iran’s semi-official ILNA news agency has reported that Turkmenistan border guards opened fire, killing two Iranian fishermen and detaining another two for trespassing.
Thirteen holiday hikers, reportedly including Chinese citizens, have been rescued after getting trapped overnight on a snowy Tokyo mountain trail.
The controversial British data firm harnessed “authoritarian” sentiment around the world.
Indonesia’s disaster agency says 30 people were treated for gas exposure after Mount Ijen in eastern Java belched toxic fumes from its crater.