Exclusive: Taliban names Afghan U.N. envoy, asks to speak to world leaders
The Taliban have asked to address world leaders at the United Nations in New York this week and nominated their Doha-based spokesman Suhail Shaheen as Afghanistan's U.N. ambassador, according to a letter seen by Reuters on Tuesday.
Philippines' Duterte vows accountability for anyone who went 'beyond bounds' in drug war
Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes near Melbourne
An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck near Melbourne in Australia on Wednesday, Geoscience Australia said on Wednesday.
Haitians in Port-au-Prince rush back to plane after deportation
A group of Haitians who were deported to their homeland on a flight from the United States on Tuesday rushed back towards the plane after they disembarked in Port-au-Prince, with one man attempting to get back on board, Reuters witnesses said.