John McLaughlin says apparent motive for assassination of North Korean leader’s half brother was attempt to remove any alternative to current leader
Although usually planned well in advance, it is unclear whether high-level talks have been curtailed or put on hold
Some members of the “Khorasan Province” of Islamic State claimed responsibility for the recent attack on a Sufi shrine in Pakistan that killed 90 people, and IS gunmen were blamed for the deaths of six local aid workers in the north of the country
Bipartisan group of US members of Congress has backed a proposal for $7.5 billion of new military funding for US forces and their allies in the Asia-Pacific region
Islamabad hosts daylong 10-nation Economic Cooperation Organization summit that finalized a 'Vision 2025' plan for expanding trade, prosperity among members
Spokesman says IS militants now contained to less than three Afghan districts
China, home to the largest number of internet users, has long called for greater cooperation among nations in developing, governing internet, while reiterating need to respect 'cyber sovereignty'
At a joint news conference, the countries' foreign ministers affirmed Saudi Aramco and Indonesian oil company Pertamina's plans for a $6 billion refinery joint venture in Cilacap in central Java
Japan receptive to defense spending boost, China takes issue with president's trade stance and Russia backs 'America first' focus
US President repeats call for NATO members to pay up, pledge to increase US defense spending
Islamabad closed border crossings for all traffic two weeks ago, blaming militants sheltering on Afghan side for recent terrorist attacks
Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, died last month after being attacked with what Malaysian authorities say was VX nerve agent
Taliban claims responsibility for both attacks
European lawmakers want Vietnam to address treatment of bloggers, Christians and social activists before they approve a tariff-cutting agreement
Threats from Islamists have had a chilling effect on secular publishing in the country
Coach and executive director for Tibet Women's Soccer, says 16 members of the team were told at the US Embassy in New Delhi, India, that they 'have no good reason to visit the US''