Thunderstorms claim 21 lives in India

At least 21 people were killed and around a dozen...

Malaysia detains 15 suspected militants

Malaysia has detained 15 suspected Islamist militants including a teenager...

North Korea's Kim writes to Trump

A senior North Korean official will hand over a letter...

Saudi prince plans city with robotics

Saudi Arabia's crown prince wants to build a mega-city with...

India Nipah virus death toll mounts to 15

Two new cases of the deadly brain-damaging Nipah virus have...

Top North Korea official meets Pompeo in New York

The right-hand man to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has...

India police officer receives death threat for saving Muslim man

An Indian police officer hailed as a hero for protecting...

Over 50 Afghan Taliban leaders killed in rocket strike: US military

More than 50 senior Taliban commanders were killed in an...

Saudi Arabia outlaws sexual harassment

Saudi Arabia has passed a new law to criminalise sexual...

Hijab fashion designer jailed for fraud

A leading fashion designer, who made history at New York...

Philippines threatens war with Beijing over S China sea disputes

The Philippines is prepared to go to war if military...

India thunderstorms claim lives of 50

At least 50 people are reported to have died amid...

Paris confce seeks political roadmap for lawless Libya

Libya's rival leaders are meeting in Paris to agree on...

Israeli defense system shoots down Gaza mortar fire

Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile shield shot down a barrage of...

Afghan forces kill nine civilians in house raid

At least nine civilians were killed in a night operation...

N Korea official Kim Yong-chol 'heads to US for talks'

One of Kim Jong-un's most senior officials is thought to...

Search for missing Malaysian plane formally ends

A privately funded search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370...

Will not follow US sanctions on Iran: India

India said on Monday it abided by sanctions imposed by...

Mahmoud Abbas leaves hospital

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was discharged from a West Bank...

Lebanon parliament speaker expects cabinet within a month

Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri expects a new coalition government...

Pakistan names former chief justice as interim PM

Pakistan has appointed former chief justice Nasir Ul Mulk as...

Malaysia makes record bust of drug, shipped from Myanmar

Malaysia has made its largest-ever seizure of crystal methamphetamine, officials...

US warships sail near Beijing-claimed South China Sea islands

Two US Navy warships sailed near South China Sea islands...