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Economist Ashok Mitra passes away

Marxist economist Ashok Mitra, who served as finance minister of...

Children, women among 23 die in Syria airstrikes

Syrian state media and a war monitoring group say airstrikes...

Myanmar military assures UN of 'harsh action' on sexual assault

Myanmar’s military has assured the United Nations of “harsh” action...

Koreas start fulfilling summit pledge

North and South Korea began dismantling loudspeakers that blared propaganda...

Jeddah suicide bomber was Indian, confirms S Arabia after DNA

  New Delhi: The suicide bomber who attacked the US...

Filipino workers slam contractualisation in May Day protests

Thousands of workers and activists in the Philippines marched on...

Pakistan set to launch 'ambitious' space programme to keep an eye on India

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is set to launch an ambitious space programme...

UNSC delegation meets top politicians, civil society leaders in Myanmar

The United Nations Security Council(UNSC) is continuing its mission to...

Missile strikes kill ‘pro-Assad fighters'

Missile strikes on military sites in northern Syria overnight reportedly...

US-Saudi alliance will destabilise Mideast, says Iran

Iran said on Monday cooperation between Saudi Arabia and the...

Landslide claims nine lives in China

A landslide in northern China trapped and killed nine people...

AFP photographer among 21 dies in Kabul suicide blasts

At least 21 people including a photographer of French news...

Pompeo stresses need for Gulf unity

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo underscored the need for...

Philippines bans manpower export to Kuwait permanently

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Sunday that a ban on...

Australia pledges $379m to protect Great Barrier Reef

Australia has pledged A$500 million ($379m) to protect the World...

Militants kill nine police in Afghanistan

At least nine Afghan police personnel were killed and ten...

Truck crashes into bus, killing seven in India

A collision between a truck and a bus in India’s...

Kim pledges to shut down nuclear test site in May

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has pledged to close the...

Pakistan relocates doctor jailed for helping trace Laden

Pakistani prison authorities have moved the jailed doctor believed to...

Thousands flee fresh fighting in Myanmar’s Kachin state

Thousands of people have fled renewed fighting between the army...

Human rights group accuses Pakistan army of abuses

A Pakistani human rights group that has accused the military...

Inter-Korean summit earns optimistic praise

The declaration, made by North and South Korea to work...

India, China agree to maintain peace at border

India and China have agreed to improve communication between their...