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...

Blasts hit Yemen’s capital Sanaa

Two explosions hit south of Yemen’s Houthi-held capital, Sanaa, early...

Crackdown on illicit banking: Macau, Beijing police arrest 37

Police in Macau and mainland China detained 37 suspects in...

Second earthquake strikes off Indonesia's Sumbawa Tuesday

An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 struck south of the Indonesian...

Strong quake hits Indonesia again

An earthquake of magnitude 6 struck south of the city...

Taliban attack in Afghanistan kills more than 100 security force members

More than 100 members of Afghan security forces were killed...

China on high alert for 'black swan' events

China must be on guard against “black swan” risks while...

Israeli military strikes Iranian targets in Syria

Israeli fighter jets struck Iranian Quds targets inside Syria on...

Philippines’ Muslims vote in referendum on autonomy

Minority Muslims in the southern Philippines cast votes on Monday...

World's oldest man dead at 113

The world's oldest man has died at his home —...

Explosion hits Syria’s Damascus: State TV

An explosion was heard in the vicinity of Syria’s capital...

Saudi-led coalition launches air strikes at rebel-held Yemeni capital

A Saudi-led coalition launched several air strikes on the Houthi-held...

Philippines’ richest man dies at 94

Henry Sy, chairman emeritus of SM Investments, one of the...

‘Rapist’ kills victim in India for not withdrawing case

A man allegedly shot dead a 22-year-old woman for not...

Data breach affects 900,000 clients of Philippine financial firm

Cebuana Lhuillier, a Philippine financial service provider, said on Saturday...

Assailants shoot dead two Buddhist monks in Thailand

Unknown gunmen shot dead two Buddhist monks and injured two...

Afghan Taliban reject talks with US in Pakistan

The Afghan Taliban rejected reports in the Pakistani media that...

Indonesia to release alleged Bali bombing mastermind from jail

Abu Bakar Bashir, the radical Muslim cleric and alleged mastermind...

Trump, Kim to hold second summit in late February

US President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with...