China residential building fire kills eight

Eight people were killed and three more injured in a...

North Korean soldier defects to South Korea

A North Korean soldier defected to South Korea on Saturday,...

Manhunt for 87 jailbreakers underway in Indonesia

Indonesian soldiers and police joined a manhunt on Friday for...

US airstrike kills 23 in Afghanistan, mostly women and children

At least twenty-three civilians, including at least 10 children and...

Saudi crown prince meets India's Modi

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met Indian Prime Minister...

Philippines jails three cops for drugs war murder

A Philippine court on Thursday sentenced three police officers to...

India not to attend upcoming SAARC summit in Pakistan

India will not attend the upcoming SAARC summit to be...

Saudi crown prince arrives in Argentina for G20 summit

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman landed in Buenos...

Afghan president forms team to negotiate peace with Taliban

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has formed a 12-strong negotiating team...

5.9 magnitude quake jolts Japan

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 struck off...

Blast near chemical plant in China kills 22

A blast near a chemical plant in Zhangjiakou city in...

Coalition airstrike kills seven Taliban militants in Afghanistan

At least seven Taliban militants were killed and a Taliban...

Myanmar seizes boat carrying 93 Rohingyas to Malaysia

Myanmar authorities seized a boat carrying 93 Rohingyas while they...

Scholars condemn China for mass detention of ethnic Uighurs

Countries must hit China with sanctions over the mass detention...

Maldives' top court cancels jail sentence of former president Nasheed

The Maldives Supreme Court on Monday cancelled 13-year jail sentence...

Khashoggi murder: Turkish police inspecting villa

Turkish police are carrying out inspections at a villa in...

22 Afghan cops die in Taliban ambush, say officials

At least 22 police were killed in a Taliban ambush...

Strong 6.3 quake strikes Iran; over 500 hurt

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck western Iran near its border...

Saudi crown prince begins second leg of Arab tour

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Bahrain...

Taiwan voters reject same-sex marriage

Voters in Taiwan have rejected legalising same-sex marriages in a...

Malaysia says former PM Najib's office ordered changes to 1MDB audit report

The office of former Malaysian premier Najib Razak ordered changes...

Taiwan rebukes ruling party, emboldens China-friendly opposition

Voters in Taiwan have delivered a strong rebuke to the...

CIA cannot be trusted on Khashoggi conclusion: Saudi Prince

A senior Saudi prince cast doubt upon the reported CIA...