Singapore PM Lee hints at early election next year

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong suggested on Sunday a...

Heavy rains, flooding kill 12 in Jordan

Twelve people died in heavy rains and flooding in parts...

China coalmine disaster leaves 21 dead

Twenty-one miners, who were trapped after a coalmine accident that...

Sri Lankan president dissolves parliament

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena dissolved the country's parliament on...

Rains, floods claim eight lives in Jordan

Heavy rains and flooding killed at least eight people in...

Philippine court orders arrest of ex-first lady Imelda Marcos for graft

The Philippines’ anti-corruption court on Friday ordered the arrest of...

Seven die, 11 suffer injuries in South Korea fire

At least seven people were killed and 11 others injured...

Deadly smog returns to Delhi

Air pollution in the Indian capital Delhi has risen to...

At least 13 die in Tajik prison riot

Security forces in Tajikistan have killed at least 13 inmates...

Australia launches $1.5 billion Pacific fund to counter China's influence

Australia will offer Pacific countries up to A$3 billion ($2.18...

Pakistan frees Asia Bibi after blasphemy acquittal

A Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight...

Eight Afghan policemen die in Taliban attack

An Afghan official says the Taliban killed eight policemen and...

Crashed Indonesia jet was cleared to fly despite airspeed problems

Indonesian accident investigators said an airspeed indicator of a Boeing...

ADB Knowledge Forum kicks off in Manila

The first ADB Knowledge Forum kicked off on Tuesday at...

5.5 magnitude quake batters southern Philippines

An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 rattled the southern Philippine Davao...

Philippine police colonel on Duterte drug list dies in 'shootout'

A police colonel on Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s wanted list...

Facebook should do more to help prevent violence in Myanmar: Report

Facebook said Monday that an independent report it commissioned found...

Indonesia jet crash: Tearful relatives of victims demand answers

Relatives of the victims of recent Indonesia jet crash have...

Jailed Reuters reporters lodge appeal against conviction

Lawyers for two Reuters reporters jailed for seven years in...

Iran will sell oil despite US sanctions, says Rouhani

Iran will sell its oil and break sanctions reimposed by...

Suu Kyi's party suffers setback in Myanmar by-elections

Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) expects...

Oil prices fall as US grants Iran sanction waivers to major importers

Oil prices fell on Monday as the start to US...

Sons of slain Saudi journalist appeal for return of his body

The sons of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Sunday...