The United Nations says the war in Afghanistan killed more than 2,500 Afghan civilians in the first nine months of 2016.
China launched two astronauts into space on Monday.
Last week, Indian police arrested at least 70 people suspected of stealing money from people in the United States.
Thailand is mourning King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
He notes the force came to exist just nine months after it was first proposed.
Nearly every day, there is a news story about an attack on members of India’s Dalit community.
Yushinori Ohsumi of Japan has won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
International investigators say a missile transported to Ukraine from Russia was responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.
China has established a clearing center for its money in the United States.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will let a Chinese company invest in Britain’s Hinkley Point C nuclear power center.