A government spokesman said the talks would begin on May 24 and would last five days.
A woman and two children were among the victims.
South Korean media say Pyongyang is engaged in large-scale live-fire artillery exercises amid an escalating war of words with Washington.
The commander of US forces in Afghanistan says Russia is arming the Taliban, an issue that Pentagon chief James Mattis says needs a response.
Washington has dispatched a nuclear submarine to South Korea amid escalating tensions with the North.
China is set to launch its first home-built aircraft carrier after more than two years, reports say.
Philippines’ Duterte is accused of direct links to extrajudicial killings based on a case filed with the ICC.
Suspected Maoist rebels kill 24 paramilitary commandos and wound six others in a remote part of central India.
Indian forces fire live rounds to disperse hundreds of students in the main city of Srinagar.
The car bomb explosion hits an area near a military camp in Khost Province.
People took to the streets of the Armenian capital and in the United States to mark the 102nd anniversary of the massacre of thousands of Armenians by Ottoman Turks.
North Korea says it can sink an approaching US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier in “one strike.”
The resignations come in the wake of a recent Taliban attack that killed scores of Afghan soldiers.
Germany rejected more than 52% percent of Afghan asylum requests in the first two months of 2017, according to a new report.
A South Korean news agency says North Korea has reportedly arrested another US citizen.
Beijing says it is "firmly supporting the denuclearization of the area in the name of stability and peace."
The liberal blogger was found dead in the stairwell of his apartment with multiple stab wounds to his neck and chest.
President Ashraf Ghani has declared Sunday a national day of mourning over the killing of scores of soldiers in a recent Taliban attack.
Pyongyang threatens to give a nuclear response to any aggression as a US-led strike group approaches the Korean Peninsula.
Some Hindu cow protection "goons" attacked and wounded members of a Muslim family in Kashmir.
US Vice President Mike Pence says Washington will honor an agreement with Australia to take in refugees, even though President Trump called the agreement "dumb."
Pakistani former top general departs for Riyadh to assume new post as Saudi-led alliance chief.
As many as 140 Afghan soldiers have been killed and injured in an attack by Taliban gunmen on a military compound in the northern province of Balkh.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sends an offering to the controversial Yasukuni shrine that honors the war dead.
Australian scientists say the wreckage of missing flight MH370 ‘most likely’ lies north of the original search zone.
The United Nations Security Council threatens to impose more sanctions on North Korea in return for its “highly destabilizing” actions.
China launches its first cargo spacecraft, taking another step towards its goal of establishing a permanent space station by 2022.
The warning came after Tillerson said the United States was looking at ways to bring pressure to bear on North Korea over its nuclear program.
Pakistan’s PM is given a reprieve after the Supreme Court ordered a probe into his graft allegations, but said there was insufficient evidence to oust him.
The Thai military says two suspected have died after a bomb they were transporting prematurely exploded.
The Japanese and Australian ministers of defense and foreign affairs are to meet amid tensions with North Korea.
Afghan security forces are still blocking access to the site, where the US military dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb ever used in combat.
Local media reports said the looming Supreme Court ruling would be announced on Thursday.
Three leading BJP figures are accused of inciting Hindu zealots to demolish the 16th century Babri mosque about 25 years ago.
A US strike group that White House officials claimed was heading to the Korean Peninsula in a “show of force” was in fact moving in the opposite direction all along.
The race is between a Muslim candidate and the incumbent Christian governor, who is being prosecuted for allegations of blasphemy.
The brutality of the attack shocked the public and led to widespread condemnation and protests in several cities over the past few days.
The vehicle plunged into a deep ravine in a mountainous town in northern Philippine.
Prime Minister Abe of Japan calls for both a peaceful resolution of tensions with North Korea and pressure on Pyongyang to force it to abandon its nuclear program.
A gas station comes under attack by explosive devices in the Philippines’ militancy-hit south.
North Korea threatens the US with “all-out war” while stressing that Pyongyang will continue to test missiles on a weekly basis.
China denies any political motive behind the cancellation of flights to North Korea and says the decision was purely 'market-based.'
Pakistani authorities capture a female operative of Daesh before a planned attack in Lahore.
The footage of the incident has raised concerns over the violation of human rights by Indian armed forces across the Muslim-majority region of Kashmir.
Villagers in Vietnam's capital on Monday were holding more than 30 people, most of them policemen, over a land dispute.
Seoul prosecutors say South Korea’s former president,Park Geun-hye, is facing multiple charges, including bribery.
Afghan people rallied in the capital on Sunday to condemn the US military’s use of the largest conventional weapon in its arsenal in their country.
Rescuers continued digging on Monday through heaps of mud and trash that collapsed onto a clutch of homes near a Sri Lankan garbage dump.
Filipino officials say annual drills with the US would continue next month.
Nepal and China begin first-ever military exercises as a sign of deepening ties between the neighbors.
North Korea’s latest missile test fails with the projectile exploding almost immediately after the launch, says South Korea and the US.
"If the government has permitted them to do this, that was wrong and it has committed a national treason," former President Karzai has said.
A police official said the arrests were made a few days after a video clip showed a group of young protesters allegedly heckling a retreating file of CRPF personnel.
The sinking of the MV Sewol, en route from Incheon to Jeju on 16 April 2014, caused outrage across South Korea.
More than twenty people die when a garbage mountain collapsed in the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo.
An attempt by residents in Papua New Guinea to break into an Australian asylum-seeker detention center has ended up in clashes with security forces.
Kabul says the number of those killed in the massive US bomb attack against Daesh positions has nearly tripled from the 36 reported a day earlier.
Pyongyang vows a proper response to any act of aggression against North Korea as it showcases ballistic missiles during a military parade.
Air China will suspend some flights between Beijing and North Korea’s capital.
Russia urges all sides involved in the Korean Peninsula crisis to show "restraint."
The United Nations (UN)’s health agency says smoking and related diseases will claim 200 million lives in China this century.
Uzbekistan says it had passed information to a Western government about the suspect in the recent Stockholm attack prior to the terrorist act.
The reaction by former Afghan President Hamid Karzai came a day after the US dropped a GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb in Nangarhar province.
The US has deployed a strike group, including a large aircraft carrier, to the Korean Peninsula, and North Korea has said it is ready for war.
The Japanese authorities discuss how to evacuate citizens from South Korea amid what they call North Korean threats.
The US is prepared to launch a preemptive strike against North Korea if the country reaches for a nuclear trigger, a report says.
The deadly incident took place along a river dividing Bangladesh from Myanmar's westernmost state of Rakhine.
Two women accused of murdering North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s exiled half-brother in Malaysia have appeared at a court.
A state-run Chinese daily says Beijing would work to protect the North Korean government and people if Pyongyang gave up its nuclear program.
China's Foreign Ministry slams Dalai Lama’s visit to disputed border region with India as a "provocation."
Most of the people killed and wounded were reportedly civilians.
China says reports of troop deployment on North Korea's border are "pure fabrication."
Pakistan's main opposition parties were skeptical of the role of the former army chief in the Riyadh-based coalition.
In a telephone conversation with US President Trump, Chinese President Xi urged a peaceful approach to resolving tensions with Pyongyang.
Japan plans to conduct a joint military drill with the US Navy strike group that is heading toward the Korean Peninsula, sources say.
US President Donald Trump says North Korea is "looking for trouble" as Pyongyang threatens to launch a nuclear attack on American soil.
Clashes between a militant group and Philippine security forces left nine people dead in the tourist resort of Bohol.
The largest of the three camps includes more than 200 houses full of Rohingya Muslims, an intensely-persecuted minority.
North Korea says it is ready for “war” after the US deploys a naval strike group to the Korean Peninsula.
Australia expresses readiness to export uranium to India, after a deal initially signed nearly three years ago.
New Delhi’s forces engage in an overnight gunfight with militants in the Indian-controlled Kashmir, near the border with Pakistan.
Pakistan accuses alleged Indian spy of fueling unrest in the southwestern province of Balochistan.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says he is not after militarizing the territory in the South China Sea and is merely boosting defenses there.
The summon on Sunday came after Iran dismissed as “ridiculous” the Jordanian monarch's juxtaposition of the Islamic Republic with the Takfiri Daesh group.
China is stepping up a campaign against foreign espionage from Monday, offering rewards ranging from 1,500 to 73,000 dollars to citizens who uncover suspected spies.
The senior Chinese official likely pressed South Korea over the controversial deployment of a US missile system there.
Violent clashes erupted after stone-throwing protesters stormed polling stations.
The UN’s children agency calls on Myanmar’s government to release the Rohingya children detained in Rakhine State.
Indonesian police killed the six suspected Daesh-linked militants and captured another one in a gunfight on Java Island on Saturday.
The soldiers lost their lives when a roadside bomb exploded during an ongoing operation to battle the Taliban in Afghanistan’s Balkh Province.
A US naval strike group sets course for the western Pacific Ocean close to the Korean peninsula amid growing fears over the North’s weapons tests.