Israeli forces rounded up eight Palestinians in overnight raids carried out across the occupied West Bank, Turkey's Anadolu Agency reported according to the military.
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), private sectors and local residents on Samui Island will organise the Samui Festival 2019 to draw tourists to the island in September, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported.
A US military delegation led by deputy commander of the US European Command will visit Turkey's southeastern Sanliurfa province as part of preparations to set up a Joint Operations Centre, Turkey's Anadolu Agency reported.
An Airbus plane with over 200 passengers on board made an emergency landing on Thursday near Moscow shortly after taking off, injuring some 20 people, including five children, Xinhua news agency reported authorities as saying.
Japan's weather agency said Typhoon Krosa made landfall near Kure City in Hiroshima Prefecture at around 3pm local time on Thursday.
South Korea's main airport operator said Thursday it has signed a memorandum of understanding with its Indonesian counterpart for partnership in overseas airport development projects, South Korea's Yonhap news agency.
SEOUL/TOKYO, Aug 15 (Bernama) -- South Korea on Thursday expressed "deep concerns" over Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ritual offering to a war shrine seen as a symbol of Japan's imperialistic past, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.