At least 20 people were killed as a blast hit a gathering of Taliban and Afghan security officials meeting to celebrate the end of Ramadan fasting season in the eastern city of Nangarhar on Saturday, sputniknews.com reported.
Blast at Taliban-Afghan forces gathering kills 20
US President Donald Trump said he was pushing ahead with hefty tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports, and the smoldering trade war between the world's two largest economies showed signs of igniting as Beijing immediately vowed to respond in kind.
Trump sets tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods; Beijing strikes back
The United States says tough sanctions will remain in place against North Korea until its complete denuclearization.
US: N Korea sanctions to remain until full denuclearization
A Pakistani group linked to the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks has been denied permission to register as a political party ahead of general elections scheduled to be held on July 25.
Pakistan bars militant-linked group from forming political party
North Korea no longer poses a nuclear threat, nor is it the "biggest and most dangerous problem" for the United States, President Donald Trump said on Wednesday on his return from a summit in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
Trump says North Korea no longer nuclear threat
US President Donald Trump says his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore that ended in a joint statement was "tremendous;" but political analysts say the language on disarmament in the statement was similar to that of previous agreements, which ultimately collapsed amid differences over arguments and interpretation about verification.
Trump, Kim end summit, but was the deal clearly worded?
Taliban militants killed a governor and took control of his district as clashes broke out across Afghanistan despite the start of a government cease-fire, officials said Tuesday.
Taliban launch attacks as Afghan government cease-fire starts
Landslides triggered by monsoon rains killed at least 12 people Tuesday in Bangladesh near camps housing one million Rohingya refugees, officials said.
Landslides kill 12 as monsoon batters Rohingya refugees
A landslide triggered by heavy rain has claimed the life of a three-year-old Rohingya boy in an overcrowded and squalid refugee camp in southeastern Bangladesh.
Landslide kills Rohingya child as monsoon hits refugee camps in Bangladesh

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