The US move marks an effort to disrupt Islamic State group operations and recruitment in Australia and Southeast Asia.
The Taliban claimed the attack that targeted a minibus carrying staff from Afghanistan's main intelligence agency.
The NHRC's preliminary investigations found police raped 8 women, molested six, and assaulted two in Oct 2015, during a search for insurgents in central Chhattisgarh state.
Hashemi Rafsanjani will be buried in the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, leader of Iran’s 1979 Islamic revolution.
The constitution drafted by the military is central to the junta's plan to hold a general election to return Thailand to democratic rule.
Japanese DM said Japan is trying to find ways to strengthen its ballistic missile defense system, as the DPRK's nuclear and missile programs "pose a new level of threat."
1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), founded by Malaysian PM Najib Razak, is the subject of money laundering investigations in at least six other countries.
Despite several rounds of meetings, Tehran and Riyadh failed to reach an agreement on arrangements for the Iranian pilgrims to join the 2016 hajj.
A Filipino fishing boat with 15 crew on board was operating off Laud Siromon island near the Zamboanga peninsula on Monday night when 5 armed men on a speed boat attacked them.
The monk set himself ablaze to protest the ROK's deal with Japan on former Korean sex slaves.