TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Baseball is almost certain to return to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, according to the head of the Baseball Federation of Asia (BFA).

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Taiwan's Economics Minister John Deng yesterday warned of the potential impact from the China-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (FTA), despite his hopes of successful negotiations on the cross-strait trade-in-goods agreement.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - The head of mainland China’s semi-official organisation for Taiwan relations yesterday broached cross-strait cooperation on long-term care for the elderly.

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) - Taiwan's new ambassador to the Holy See yesterday expressed confidence over the nation’s diplomatic ties with the Vatican, as he became the top envoy to Taiwan’s only diplomatic ally in Europe.

NEW DELHI (Dawn/ANN) - Caste is not like religion. It is irrevocable no matter how many religions you change.

KARACHI (Dawn/ANN) - Kashmir former chief minister Farooq Abdullah stirred up a hornet's nest when he said that the entire Indian army would not be able to defend Kashmiris against terrorists and militants.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Local villagers go to the rescue of all 97 passengers that included 51 Singaporeans, and all were accounted for without sustaining any injuries.

PARIS, France (The Straits Times/ANN) - World leaders are expected to press negotiators to sign an ambitious pact that commits all nations to cut emissions.

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) - Laos will mark the 40th anniversary of its founding on December 2.

BEIJING, China (The Straits Times/ANN) - Chinese e-commerce giants Alibaba and are turning to the country's rural villages in search of fresh profits.