Afghanistan

Suicide bomb blast in Kabul kills 50, wounds scores

Attacker detonates explosives at wedding hall where hundreds of religious figures marked Prophet Muhammad's birthday.

Suicide bombing at Kabul religious gathering kills dozens

Jamal Khashoggi

Donald Trump's full statement on Jamal Khashoggi killing

US president says Washington will not be taking punitive measures against Riyadh over journalist's murder.

Donald Trump's full statement on Jamal Khashoggi killing

Libya

Libya uses tear gas, rubber bullets to force migrants off ship

More than 90 refugees and migrants refused to leave rescue ship in a standoff that lasted 10 days.

Libya uses tear gas, rubber bullets to force migrants off ship

Asia

Filipinos protest against Duterte's new China deals

Critics worry about increasing Chinese influence in the South China Sea and say the government needs to prove that these agreements with China will be worthwhile for Filipinos.

Refugee Crisis

Aid groups condemn Italy's order to seize Aquarius rescue ship

The migrant rescue ship is suspected of passing off 24 tonnes of toxic waste as ordinary waste, Italian media reported.

Aid groups condemn Italy's order to seize Aquarius rescue ship

Turkey

European court urges Turkey to free Kurdish politician Demirtas

ECHR says extensions to his detention for last two years are not justified, calling end to his pre-trial imprisonment.

European court urges Turkey to free Kurdish politician Demirtas

Brexit

Spain to reject Brexit deal unless Gibraltar issue clarified

PM Pedro Sanchez says he will vote against draft deal if no changes made to reflect negotiations about Gibraltar status.

Spain to reject Brexit deal unless Gibraltar issue clarified

Somalia

US army says Somalia air raids target al-Shabab, kill 37 fighters

The two air strikes on Monday took place near Debatscile, the US Africa Command says.

US army says Somalia air raids target al-Shabab, kill 37 fighters

Asia

India court hands death sentence over deadly 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Another convicted given a life sentence for part in carnage that killed nearly 3,000 people.

India court hands death sentence over deadly 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Jamal Khashoggi

'Blindingly obvious' that MBS ordered Khashoggi murder: report

US State Department official tells ABC News 'there is overwhelming consensus that the leadership is involved'.

'Blindingly obvious' that MBS ordered Khashoggi murder: report

Pakistan

Pakistan summons US envoy over Trump's comments

Foreign ministry lodges strong protest following US president's claim Pakistan 'doesn't do a damn thing' for Washington.

Pakistan summons US envoy over Trump's comments

Yemen

Hodeidah clashes flare despite UN calls for ceasefire

Hodeidah residents report most intense fighting in days as UN envoy lays groundwork for peace talks in Sweden.

Hodeidah clashes flare around key port, despite calls for truce