World leaders congratulated Donald Trump on his presidential election victory over Hillary Clinton.
World oil prices have risen a little after two years of weaker demand for oil and lower prices.
Officials in Afghanistan said Wednesday that gunmen killed more than 25 people in a rural area in the central province of Ghor.
Pakistan is investigating a suicide attack on a police training center in the country’s southwest.
The ruling and main opposition parties in South Korea are in a dispute over claims made by a former South Korea foreign minister.
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.