Migrants

US expands fast-track deportations of migrants

The Trump administration to expand its powers to deport migrants without allowing them to appear before court.

US expands fast-track deportations of undocumented migrants

South Korea

South Korea says it fired warning shots at Russian military jet

Seoul says the Russian planes violated its airspace twice, prompting its air force to scramble fighter jets.

South Korea says it fired warning shots at Russian military jet

Asia

US envoy to return to Afghanistan, Qatar for peace talks

Zalmay Khalilzad will travel to Afghanistan next week and then Qatar to resume negotiations aimed at ending war.

US envoy to return to Afghanistan, Qatar for peace talks

Syria's War

'Boundless criminality': Idlib market bombing toll rises to 38

Syrian and Russian air raids have killed at least 50 people and wounded scores in rebel-held province of Idlib.

'Boundless criminality': Idlib market bombing toll rises to 38

Indonesia

'Cycle of revenge': Children join Papua rebels in Indonesia

Teenagers pictured among independence fighters in central highlands of restive territory in far east of Indonesia.

'Cycle of revenge': Children join Papua rebels in Indonesia

Hong Kong protests

Police criticised over failure to stop attacks on protesters

Protesters slam police for not acting against gang members armed with clubs who attacked passengers, injuring dozens.

Police criticised over failure to stop attacks on protesters

Latin America

Venezuela suffers nationwide blackout in latest power outage

Information Minister says authorities in the process of re-establishing service after first major outage since March.

Venezuela suffers nationwide blackout in latest power outage

Puerto Rico

Hundreds of thousands demand Puerto Rico's governor resign

Puerto Ricans take to the streets for 10th consecutive day as calls for Governor Rossello's resignation grow.

Hundreds of thousands demand Puerto Rico's governor resign

AJ IMPACT

No-deal Brexit in October could lead to 'severe downturn': Report

British think-tank says there is a 25 percent chance the country has already 'entered a technical recession'.

No-deal Brexit in October could lead to 'severe downturn': Report

Europe

Macron: EU countries agree to new migrant and refugee mechanism

French President Macron says 14 EU states sign up to 'mechanism' for allocating migrants and refugees across the bloc.

Macron: EU countries agree to new migrant and refugee mechanism

Hong Kong protests

Five things to know about Hong Kong's masked mob

Shadowy group wielding rudimentary weapons injures dozens in Hong Kong as protests continue to rock the city.

Five things to know about Hong Kong's masked mob

Asia

Trump wants Pakistan to help 'extricate' US from Afghanistan

Donald Trump hints at possible restoration of $1.3bn US aid to Pakistan during his meeting with PM Imran Khan.