Afghanistan US military plane crashes in Taliban territory
After conflicting initial reports following a plane crash in the Afghan province of Ghazni, which is partly controlled by the Taliban, US officials have said the plane involved was a US military aircraft.
Japan commemorates German World War I prisoners of war
The Japanese town of Narashino on Monday marked 100 years since the last group of World War I German prisoners of war (POW) left the camp, which had been the home for many of them since 1915. Julian Ryall reports.
Manzoor Pashteen, a popular military critic, was held for "disturbing public order" ahead of a planned rally on Monday. His group, the PTM, has accused security forces of conducting extrajudicial killings.
Foreigners seek evacuations as China races to contain deadly outbreak
At least 80 people have died from the virus and the number of those affected rose to more than 2,700, despite massive lockdowns. France and the US are set to evacuate citizens from the hard-hit area of Wuhan.