Gunmen attacked a Vietnamese cargo ship off the Philippines' southern tip, killing a Vietnamese crewman and abducting six others including the vessel's captain, the Philippine coast guard and the ship's owner said Monday.
Annabelle Liang, Associated Press | Posted Feb 20th - 3:21am
Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, hosting a visit by his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu, said Monday his country believes in a "two-state solution" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | Posted Feb 20th - 2:53am
A retired Philippine police officer said Monday that President Rodrigo Duterte, when he was a mayor, ordered and paid him and other members of a so-called liquidation squad to kill criminals and opponents, including a kidnapping suspect, his family and a critical radio commentator.
Aaron Favila, Associated Press | Posted Feb 20th - 1:12am
Fourteen people, mostly college students on a camping trip, were killed Monday when the brakes on their chartered bus apparently failed on a steep downhill road and it smashed into an electric post and a tree, Philippine officials said.
Sopheng Cheang, Associated Press | Posted Feb 20th - 1:02am
Cambodia's legislature amended a law governing political parties on Monday to allow the government to apply to the courts to have a party dissolved, an act clearly aimed at the sole opposition group in parliament.