Philippines protests China flight test on disputed reef
Says will lodge formal protest at test on newly completed runway in South China Sea

Indonesia: Up to 55 bodies found from sunken boat
Authorities say dozens of victims recovered – majority spotted by fishermen overnight -- in waters off South Sulawesi

First anniversary of school attack in Peshawar
A young Pakistani boy looks out a bus window on arrival to attend a ceremony to mark the first anniversary of the school massacre which left more than 130 people dead at the Army Public School in Peshawar on December 16, 2015. Seven…

Pakistan's Punjab province Chief minister Shahbaz Sharif
Pakistan's Punjab province Chief minister Shahbaz Sharif speaks during an interview in Istanbul, Turkey on December 7, 2015.

Russian president Putin in Iran
Russian President Vladimir Putin (3rd R) meets Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (2nd R) before the third Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) summit in Tehran, Iran, on November 23, 2015.

Dengue Fever in Pakistan
Pakistani dengue fever patients lie on their bed with a mosquito net at Benazir Butto Hospital in Pakistan's Rawalpindi on November 18, 2015. The virus, borne by mosquitoes which breed in stagnant water have infected 59 people…

Taliban attack in Kandahar
Security forces stand guard around the dead bodies of Taliban militants in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar on November 19, 2015. According to officials 6 were killed and 6 others were injured during the Taliban attack to…

Seven Afghans kidnapped a month ago found beheaded
Afghans hold a candlelight vigil during funeral procession for a group of seven decapitated Shiite Hazaras, including four men, two women and one child, on November 10, 2015 in Kabul. Headless bodies of four men, two women and one…

Fire kills 15 in southern Philippines market
A fire at a market in the southern Philippines killed 15 people early Saturday, injured at least 11 others and razed over a hundred stores to the ground on October 31, 2015 in Zamboanga City, Philippines.