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Snap election: Japan goes to the polls

Media forecasts show PM Shinzo Abe's gamble on the snap poll is likely to pay off.

October 22, 2017

Landslide kills 3 at Malaysia construction site

Eleven others were missing after a landslide at a construction site in northwest Malaysian state of Penang, authorities said.

October 21, 2017

Suicide bombers attack 2 Afghan mosques, at least 72 dead

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the Kabul attack which killed at least 39.

October 21, 2017

Thailand rehearses lavish US$90m funeral for late king

Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej's cremation next week is expected to be attended by a quarter of a million mourners.

October 21, 2017