Saudi king orders new cost-offsetting allowances for citizens

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has ordered a monthly payment of...

Pakistan PM calls US aid ‘insignificant’

Pakistan’s prime minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, has declared himself mystified...

Scientists first-ever to map quake-prone Asian region

An international team of scientists is set to begin a...

India calls off $500m defence deal with Israel

India has cancelled an order to buy Spike anti-tank guided...

Kabul suicide bombing attack death toll rises to 20

The death toll from the previous night's suicide attack in...

Case against Mamata over NRC remarks

A police case has been filed against Mamata Banerjee in...

US suspends security aid to Pakistan

The United States said on Thursday it was suspending an...

Court paves way for takeover of India tycoon's businesses

A court has declared India's flamboyant tycoon Vijay Mallya a...

India cancels registration of 4,867 NGOs

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in India has...

China woman loses leg in tragic lift accident

A woman who was busy on her phone while entering...

Will move to solve N Korea issues: Japan PM

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday North Korea...

Ebadi urges Iranians to keep up protests

Iranian Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi urged the people of...

'11 women' among 20 die in Syria airstrikes

Suspected Russian jets killed at least 20 civilians and wounded...

Mumbai building fire kills four

At least four people including two children have been killed...

Iran revolutionary chief declares defeat of 'sedition'

The commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard has declared the...

Don't care for US threats: Nawaz

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in a press conference on...

Pakistan can review cooperation with US if it is not appreciated : Maleeha Lodhi

Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Maleeha Lodhi condemned...

Strike by low-caste workers hits businesses in Mumbai

Many businesses in the Indian financial hub of Mumbai closed...

Vietnam explosion leaves two children dead

Two children have been killed and six other people injured...

Foreign powers behind unrest, Iran claims

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday warned of...

Kim orders reopening of border hotline with S Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has given an order...

Ensure equal opportunity, democracy: US to Myanmar

The United States has called on Myanmar to take further...

Ten missing as cargo vessel sinks off Shanghai

Ten crew members were missing after a cargo vessel collided...