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KOTA KINABALU: Five Indonesian fishermen were abducted from the eastern edge of Sabah waters off Lahad Datu by kidnap-for-ransom groups linked to the notorious Abu Sayyaf groups from southern Philippines.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Islamist militants released three aid workers and other civilians in northeast Nigeria who had been held hostage since late December, a United Nations official said on Thursday.
HANOI: Three villagers, including a community leader, and at least three police officers are dead in Vietnam following a dispute about land rights in a village on the outskirts of Hanoi, a villager said on Saturday (Jan 11).
In celebration of 'Ip Man 4: The Finale' becoming the highest grossing Chinese movie of all time in Malaysia, we put together a list of the best fights in the entire franchise.
BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has no plans to pull its troops out of Iraq, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday, following reports by Reuters and other media of an American military letter informing Iraqi officials about repositioning troops in preparation for leaving the country.
MUMBAI (AFP): It took a minute for Malhaar Rathod, then an aspiring teenage actress, to realise what the 65-year-old Indian film producer was asking her to do -- and to make the decision to walk away.
TEHERAN: Thousands of mourners accompanied a casket carrying the remains of the slain Gen. Qassem Soleimani through two major Iranian cities Sunday as part of a grand funeral procession across the Islamic Republic amid soaring tensions between Iran and the US.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran promised harsh revenge after a U.S. air strike in Baghdad on Friday killed Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran’s elite Quds Force and architect of its growing military influence in the Middle East.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Vladimir Putin was named acting president on Dec. 31, 1999, by then-president Boris Yeltsin. He has been in office as president or prime minister ever since, a period spanning two decades.
JAKARTA (Xinhua): The Indonesian and Philippine governments are working together to secure the release of an Indonesian national being held hostage by the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group in the Philippines.