India central bank governor resigns amid government spat

India's central bank governor Urjit Patel resigned on Monday citing...

'Iran can expand range of ballistic missiles'

Iran has the ability to build ballistic missiles with a...

Saudi Arabia refuses to extradite Khashoggi suspects to Turkey

Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister has ruled out the extradition of...

Archaeologists unveil 2,500- yr old deluxe carriage in China

Archaeologists at the archaeology research institute of the Chinese Academy...

New Zealand police find body of ‘British tourist’

New Zealand police said Sunday they found a body they...

Modi greets Sonia Gandhi on birthday

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended his greetings to...

Iran says sanctions may lead to deluge of drugs on west

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani predicted a “deluge” of drugs, refugees...

'SAARC will realise fullest potential of region'

Secretary General of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation...

Japan eases immigration rules for workers

Japan's parliament has approved a controversial new law allowing hundreds...

5.1 quake jolts Japan’s Fukushima prefecture

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 struck off...

India govt meets with WhatsApp over tracing of fake news

Indian tech ministry officials met with senior WhatsApp executives this...

US fails to win enough support at UN to condemn Hamas

A US attempt to get the United Nations to condemn...

Yemen peace talks begin in Sweden

Peace talks aimed at ending nearly four years of civil...

Rescue mission in Japan afoot after two US Marine aircraft collide

A big search and rescue operation is continuing in Japan...

Myanmar closing Rohingya camps but ‘entrenching segregation’

As the world was focused on abortive efforts to begin...

UN-backed Yemen peace talks set to begin in Sweden

UN-sponsored peace talks aimed at ending nearly four years of...

Papua separatists suspected of killing at least 24 workers in Indonesia

Security forces in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua are hunting...

7.5 quake prompts tsunami warning off New Caledonia

A powerful magnitude 7.5 earthquake has struck in the southern...

Three arrested over India policeman killing

Three men have been held over the killing of an...

Boat carrying 20 Rohingyas lands in Indonesia: Officials

Indonesian authorities said a boat carrying 20 men believed to...

Human rights law group calls for tribunal on crimes against Rohingyas

A human rights law group contracted by the US State...

Sri Lanka court prevents Rajapaksa from acting as PM

A Sri Lankan court has issued an order preventing Mahinda...

Chinese cops detain two after pollution inspector’s death

Chinese police have detained two people in eastern China’s Zhejiang...