Pakistan heatwave kills 65 in three days

65 people have been killed as a heatwave swooped on...

Foreign media arrive in N Korea to cover nuke site shutdown

About two dozen journalists from Western and Chinese news organisations...

11 dead, hundreds fall sick in Iran after mushroom poisoning

More than 800 people have been poisoned after eating toxic...

Houthi missile attack kills five in Yemen

Five people have been killed and 22 wounded by a...

Malaysia sets up new 1MDB criminal taskforce

Malaysia has set up a special taskforce that will look...

Palestinian President in hospital for third time in a week

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was hospitalised in the West Bank...

Philippines voices concern over bombers’ presence in S China Sea

The Philippines expressed ‘serious concerns’ over the presence of China’s...

S Lanka marks end to civil war as a divided nation

COLOMBO, May 20 (AP): Sri Lanka commemorated the ninth anniversary...

Malaysia’s former PM seeks police protection amid graft probe

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, who is under investigation...

Mob beats Muslim man to death for slaughtering cattle

A Muslim man was beaten to death by a mob...

US condemns China's militarisation of disputed waters

The Pentagon criticised what it called China's "continued militarisation" of...

S Korea, US to work on summit after Pyongyang's U-turn

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump...

China house fire kills five

Five people have been killed in a residential house fire...

Bangkok marks anniversary of army crackdown

Hundreds of people gathered in Bangkok on Saturday to mark...

Modi inaugurates hydro plant in Kashmir amid protest from Pakistan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated a hydroelectric...

In a first, China lands bombers in South China Sea

China has for the first time landed bombers on disputed...

Europe promises to salvage Iran nuclear deal: Iran

The European Union's energy chief tried to reassure Iran on...

Cement-laden truck overturns in Gujarat, killing 19

Nineteen people have been killed and seven wounded after a...

Cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's bloc wins Iraq election

A political bloc led by populist cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, a...

Explosions at Afghan stadium leave eight dead

Multiple explosions at a sports stadium in the eastern city...

Malaysia police continue raids over Najib’s properties

Police in Malaysia say they have seized hundreds of boxes...

Myanmar prayer organisers face Ramadan in jail

When Cho Nwe Soe went to a Yangon court last...

Mahathir says many economic data false

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday many of...