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Amatrice (Italy) (AFP) - The death toll from a powerful earthquake in central Italy rose to 267 as rescuers continued a grim search for corpses and powerful aftershocks rocked the devastated area.

Seoul (AFP) - The vice chairman of South Korea's troubled Lotte Group was found dead Friday, police said, in an apparent suicide amid a widening corruption probe into the country's fifth largest …

The Hague (AFP) - The political party of Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders, which is leading polls ahead of parliamentary elections next year, has vowed to close mosques and "ban the Koran" in …

Hanoi (AFP) - A Vietnamese trainee pilot was killed when his fighter jet crashed into a rice field, an official said Friday, the third deadly military plane accident since June.

Manila (AFP) - The Philippines' police chief has called on drug users to kill traffickers and burn their homes, as he seeks to maintain momentum in President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial crime war …

Surabaya (Indonesia) (AFP) - Indonesian authorities have seized more than 650 critically endangered pangolins found hidden in freezers and arrested a man for allegedly breaking wildlife protection …

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