Mongolia ousts parliamentary speaker amid graft scandal

Mongolia’s parliamentary speaker, Enkhbold Myegombo, has been ousted following weeks...

Grenade attack on Philippines mosque kills two

A grenade thrown into a mosque in the southern Philippines...

Duterte says church bombing was 'suicide' attack

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday twin explosions that...

Palestinian PM, government resign

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Al-Hamdallah has tendered his resignation and...

Mahathir seeks China's understanding on scrapped rail project

Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday asked for China’s understanding...

12 die in India road crash

Twelve people including an entire family of five were killed...

After 1MDB, Malaysia unveils fresh anti-graft plan

Malaysia on Tuesday unveiled an ambitious five-year plan to clamp...

US, Taliban agree peace deal draft

US and Taliban negotiators have agreed on a draft framework...

China jails leading human rights lawyer for subversion

A Chinese court on Monday jailed prominent rights lawyer Wang...

Indonesia death toll from floods, landslides climbs to 68

At least 68 people have been killed and nearly 7,000...

Bomb attacks leave four policemen dead in Iraq

At least four policemen were killed and 11 wounded by...

Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes near Fiji

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit near the Pacific island nation of...

21 die as twin blasts hit Philippines church

Two bombs tore through a Roman Catholic cathedral on a...

US sends warships to Taiwan Strait

For the first time this year, the United States has...

Thousands take part in Australia Day protests

Tens of thousands of people rallied across Australia on Saturday...

China detains Australian on national security grounds

Chinese authorities are holding an Australian writer, who used to...

India navy opens third air base in strategic islands to counter China

India's navy opened a third air base in the far-off...

Kim appreciates Trump for second summit plans

North Korea's leader has expressed "great satisfaction" after receiving a...

Sultan Abdullah takes throne as king of Malaysia

Members of Malaysia's royal families on Thursday elected Sultan Abdullah...

Indonesia releases ex-governor after blasphemy jail term

The former governor of the Indonesian capital Jakarta, who was...

Rahul's sister Priyanka enters active politics

Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi appointed his charismatic sister to...

Thailand to hold general election on March 24

Thailand will hold a general election to restore civilian rule...

HK moves to criminalise disrespecting China’s national anthem

Hong Kong on Wednesday presented a controversial bill to lawmakers...