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...

Iranians mark 1979 US embassy seizure

Thousands of Iranians held rallies in Tehran on Sunday to...

Bahrain opposition leader gets life sentence over Qatar scheme

Bahrain's opposition leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, has been handed a...

5.1 magnitude quake shakes China’s Xinjiang

An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 jolted the city of Artux...

Myanmar by-elections a test for leader buffeted by crises

Asked what Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has changed...

Pakistan blasphemy case: Asia’s husband pleads for asylum

The husband of a Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy...

World opposes Trump's decisions: Khamenei

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said the world...

Philippine deports nun for enraging Duterte

An Australian nun who angered the Philippine president by joining...

Peace talks between Russia, Afghan leaders and Taliban soon

Russia said on Saturday that Afghan President Ashraf Ghani had...

Iran starts producing local fighter jet for its air force

Iran has started production of the locally-designed Kowsar fighter plane...

Floods, landslides kill two in Indonesia

Two people were killed and about 300 others were forced...

India’s man-eating tigress shot dead after major hunt

A tigress in India who is said to have killed...

Now US-based journalist accuses MJ Akbar of rape

Editor-turned-politician MJ Akbar, who had to resign as union minister...

Asia-Pacific home to half billion undernourished people

The Asia-Pacific region, with the world's highest rate of urbanisation,...

Saudi prince terms Khashoggi dangerous Islamist

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told the US he...

Onboard fistfight causes China bus to plunge into river

Security footage from a bus which crashed into a river...

Australian jailed for aiding wife’s suicide

An Australian man has been sentenced to 10 years in...

Suspected ULFA terrorists kill five in Assam

At least five people were killed by suspected United Liberation...

Jordan ministers quit over Dead Sea flood deaths

Jordan’s education and tourism ministers have resigned after an investigation...