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Islamic State fighter is first Australian stripped of citizenship: report

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf has become the country's first dual nationality individual to be stripped of Australian citizenship under anti-terrorism laws, the Australian newspaper said on Saturday.
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China expels 32 South Korea missionaries amid missile defense tension

China has expelled 32 South Korean Christian missionaries, a Korean government official said on Saturday, amid diplomatic tension between the two countries over the planned deployment of a U.S. missile defense system in the South....
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Afghan diplomat killed by his guard in Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — An Afghan diplomat was shot and killed by his security guard inside the consulate in the Pakistani port city of Karachi on Monday, officials said....
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Three militants killed in Kashmir gun battle

Three militants were killed in an overnight gun battle with soldiers in a village in Indian Kashmir, an army spokesman said Monday....
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Turkmenistan halts gas flow to Iran in arrears row

Tehran (AFP) - Turkmenistan halted gas supplies to Iran Sunday amid tensions between the two countries over arrears, the Iranian National Gas Company was quoted by oil ministry news agency Shana as saying....
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China plans 'toilet revolution' to boost tourism

China said it will boost investment in tourism, with plans to develop rustbelt regions and upgrade public toilets high on its to-do list as it looks to lift the sector's contribution to economic growth....
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Chinese carrier enters South China Sea amid renewed tension

TAIPEI (Reuters) - A group of Chinese warships led by the country's sole aircraft carrier entered the top half of the South China Sea on Monday after passing south of Taiwan, the self-ruled island's Defense Ministry said of what China has termed a routine exercise....
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All 92 on Syria-bound Russian military jet killed in crash, including 60 from Red Army Choir

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian military plane carrying 92 people, including dozens of Red Army Choir singers, dancers and orchestra members, crashed into the Black Sea on its way to Syria on Sunday, killing everyone on board, Russian authorities said....
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A look at Bill English, New Zealand's new prime minister

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Bill English was sworn in Monday as New Zealand's 39th prime minister after John Key resigned. Here's a glance at English's life:...
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Philippines' Duterte gets Trump White House invite during 'animated' call

MANILA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump invited Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte to the White House next year during a "very engaging, animated" phone conversation, a Duterte aide said on Friday, amid rocky relations between their two countries....
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