India’s top court upholds national identity project

India’s top court on Wednesday upheld the constitutional validity of...

New Zealand’s ‘First Baby’ makes UN debut

With a mock security pass that lists her as the...

UK millionaire becomes victim of ‘contract killing’ in Thailand

The bodies of a UK millionaire and his Thai wife...

Vietnam jails activist for anti-govt posts on Facebook

A court in Vietnam has jailed an activist for two...

18 die in Ganesh immersion ceremony in India

At least 18 people have died, mostly due to drowning,...

China says talks impossible with a US knife to Beijing's neck

A Chinese trade envoy says talks with Washington are impossible...

UN has no right to interfere, Myanmar army chief says

Myanmar's army chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing has said...

Iran warns US, Israel of revenge after parade attack

The deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned US and...

Maldives opposition claims victory in presidential election

The candidate of a united opposition front claims he has...

Iran ready to confront US, says Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday Iran was ready to...

China destroys over 140,000 illegal guns, explosives

Chinese police have solved more than 33,000 cases involving guns...

Pakistani PM Khan decries 'arrogant' India for cancelling talks

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan labelled India arrogant on Saturday...

Iran summons some European envoys over parade attack

Iran summoned the envoys of the Netherlands, Denmark, and Great...

Modi faces calls for resignation over Rafale jet deal

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced calls for his resignation...

Voting starts in controversial Maldives election

The Maldives has started to vote in a heavily-criticised election...

China cancels military talks with US, protesting sanctions

China summoned the US ambassador in Beijing and postponed joint...

China shuts down thousands of websites

China has shut down more than 4,000 websites and online...

Saudi state TV gets first female news presenter

A Saudi Arabian journalist has become the first woman to...

IS claims Iran military parade attack, provides no evidence

Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for an attack by gunmen...

Attack on Iranian military parade leaves 24 dead

At least 24 people were killed and 53 others injured...

At least 12 die in Iran military parade attack

Gunmen have opened fire on an Iranian military parade in...

Eight children die in Afghan police station bomb blast

At least eight children have been killed and six wounded...

Gunmen attack military parade in Iran; several dead

Several people were killed when unknown gunmen opened fire during...