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East Timor votes for parliament amid huge challenges
About 760,000 people were expected to cast their votes for candidates from 21 parties, in the first parliamentary elections since United Nations peacekeepers left the tiny nation in 2012
US air strike kills 16 Afghan policemen
The friendly fire incident took place in Helmand province on Friday as Afghan security forces attempted to clear a village of Taliban militants, said Salam Afghan, a police spokesman
Philippines votes to extend martial law in south until end of 2017
The vote in congress came as Philippine troops continued their two-month long fight to wrest back the southern city of Marawi from ISIL-inspired militants
South Korea's mud party - in pictures
Millions are expected to flock to Boryeong to writhe around in its famous goo
US bans travel to North Korea after death of student
The ban will come into force 30 days after July 27 and any US national who travels to the country will have their passports invalidated after the 30-day grace period.
UN sounds alarm over North Korea food shortages
Harvests plummet as isolated country experiences its worst drought in 15 years
UN slaps sanctions on 8 linked to ISIL and Al Qaeda
The eight additions to the UN sanctions blacklist include ISIL leaders in Southeast Asia, ISIL affiliates in Syria, foreign fighters from the Caucasus and an illicit money exchange business.
India elects Dalit as president
Ram Nath Kovind, the son of a modest farmer, secured two-thirds of the votes from nearly 5,000 legislators.
Australia to help Sri Lanka fight worst-ever dengue outbreak
The number of infections nationwide is already 38 per cent higher than last year, when 55,150 people were diagnosed with dengue and 97 died, according to the health ministry
Emirates A380 almost collides with another plane over Mauritius
A smaller plane was forced to veer off course to avoid the world's largest passenger jet over the main airport of Mauritius