The Philippines military lauded the efforts of the crew members for their quick-thinking in handling the dreaded Abu Sayyaf militants.
Washington is thought to be challenging Moscow's increasing military assertions in the Black Sea region.
North Korean leader's sister, Kim Yo-jong, is rumoured to be carrying her second child; South Korea officials are tight-lipped.
Lebanon's army chief has warned his forces would stand ready to defend against any kind of "Israel aggression".
UN special rapporteur for Myanmar says the country's de facto leader could be tried for crimes against humanity or genocide.
Pyongyang said the war games would be detrimental to peace in the Korean peninsula.
Parliament is expected to ratify the 15-day extension as the opposition is boycotting the session, leaving only government MPs in the house.
An ATR 72-500, a twin-engine turboprop operated by the Aseman Airlines, came down in a mountainous region in southern Iran on 18 February killing 66 people.
War of words between Iran and Israel escalates at Munich security conference.
Hailemariam Desalegn announced that he was stepping down to quell months-long unrest in the landlocked African nation.
A visiting Myanmar minister said his country is "ready" to accept the ethnic Rohingya Muslims who had fled Rakhine state.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visited a mausoleum in Pyongyang as the hermit kingdom celebrates the 76th birth anniversary of Kim Jong-il.
This is a marked shift from the kingdom's ultra-conservative views taking place under powerful crown prince.
Philippines president recently stirred up a controversy after asking his troops to shoot female communist rebels in their vaginas.
The prosecutor told the court that Aman Abdurrahman had pledged allegiance to Isis.
Afghan Taliban issues a rare open letter addressing Americans and "peace-loving Congressmen" to urge the White House in holding dialogue.
Turkey's president warned Washington's troops with "Ottoman slap" if it does not stop funding Kurdish fighters.
"I will close Boracay. Boracay is a cesspool," warns the Philippines president.
5 soldiers die as Pakistan-based JeM terrorists attack Indian Army camp in Jammu, operations still on
Five soldiers were killed when a group of terrorists belonging to Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) militant group launched an attack on an army camp in Jammu city, India.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has extended a historic invitation to South Korea's president Moon Jae-in for an inter-Korean summit in Pyongyang.
IDF's aerial raids decimate Iranian and Syrian positions as Israel quickly steps up its response.
While the main accused in the lynching incident was given death sentence, 5 others received 25 years of prison term.
The Philippines president hits back at the European Union bloc and explains how he does not want to visit Brussels.
The Syrian regime claimed that most of the projectiles fired by Israeli forces were intercepted.
Pyongyang blasts South Korean protesters for being "accustomed to sycophancy toward the US".
Maldives' former president Mohamed Nasheed has sought India's diplomatic and military help to bring the political situation under control.
"You must have calculations against Turkey, Iran or maybe Russia," said the Turkish president.
This is the third time China has publicly acknowledged its mid-course interception test with the earlier ones taking place in 2010 and 2013.
Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed and judge Ali Hameed were arrested by Yameen's government as crisis deepens.
The aircraft, operated by the Ground Self-Defence Force (GSDF), was on a maintenance mission when it crashed.