Pakistan Church Attacked by 2 Suicide Bombers

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Two suicide bombers attacked a church packed with worshipers on Sunday in southwestern Pakistan, killing at least eight people and injuring at least 30 others, several...

Australian Tried to Sell Missile Parts for North Korea, Police Say

SYDNEY, Australia — The federal police said Sunday that they had arrested an Australian man who was charged with acting as an economic agent for North Korea by trying...

Rahul Gandhi Takes Leadership of Indian Opposition Party

NEW DELHI — Rahul Gandhi, the scion of India’s famous political dynasty, on Saturday took over as president of the main opposition Congress party, which faces a stiff challenge...

Tillerson, in Apparent U-Turn, Says North Korea Must ‘Earn’ Its Way to Talks

UNITED NATIONS — Three days after offering to talk to North Korea “without precondition,” Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson reversed course, insisting — as President Trump has all...

Communist Parties’ Victory in Nepal May Signal Closer China Ties

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Communist parties in Nepal with closer ties to neighboring China have emerged victorious in the country’s largest democratic exercise ever. A powerful political coalition of two communist...

Disney, Korea, Theresa May: Your Friday Briefing

Good morning. Here’s what you need to know: • The Walt Disney Company reached a roughly $52 billion deal to buy most of 21st Century Fox, the media conglomerate controlled...

China’s HNA Keeps Striking Foreign Deals as Banks Wince and Investors Flee

HONG KONG — With some investors in its bonds running for the exits and foreign banks increasingly skeptical about its prospects, HNA Group tried this week to reassure markets...

At Least 6,700 Rohingya Died in First Month of Myanmar Crackdown, Aid Group Says

BANGKOK — Doctors Without Borders on Thursday estimated that at least 6,700 members of Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority, including 730 children below the age of 5, had met violent...

Death of Man in Skyscraper Fall in China Puts a Spotlight on ‘Rooftopping’

For months, Wu Yongning had climbed towers and buildings high above the streets of cities in China, turning a camera on himself as he teetered on ledges or clutched...

South Korea’s Leader, Meeting Xi Jinping, Seeks ‘New Start’ With China

BEIJING — After more than a year of frosty relations bordering on hostile, South Korea’s leader, Moon Jae-in, pledged a “new start” on Thursday in his country’s dealings with...