On eve of meeting pope, South Korean president speaks of peace hopes

South Korea’s president spoke of “heart-warming” moves toward peace on...

Sri Lanka’s Sirisena calls Modi, rejects ‘murder plot’ report

Sri Lanka's president has called India's prime minister to deny...

Indian minister MJ Akbar resigns

India's Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar has...

Bomb under office chair kills Afghan election candidate

An Afghan election candidate was killed by a bomb planted...

Pakistan hangs six-year-old Zainab’s killer

Pakistan has hanged a man convicted for the rape and...

Nine UNSC members call for briefing on Myanmar's Rohingya crackdown

The chair of a United Nations inquiry that accused Myanmar’s...

Two Myanmar fighter jets crash, kills pilots and an 11-year-old

Two Chinese-made fighter jets flown by Myanmar’s air force crashed...

Saudi military jet crashes during training, crew members die

A military jet of Saudi Arabia has crashed during a...

Australia PM faces backlash over sudden shift in Israel policy

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, whose government faces a crucial...

5.4 magnitude quake jolts China

A 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit Jinghe County in Mongolian Autonomous Prefecture...

Two Koreas, UN Command hold first talks on demilitarising border

North Korea, South Korea and the United Nations Command (UNC)...

Jordan, Syria reopen Nassib border crossing

The border crossing between Jordan and Syria opened to people...

Rahul swipes at Modi for India’s poor ranking in hunger index

Citing a global survey on hunger that ranked India 103...

Two Koreas agree to reconnect roads, rail

North Korea and South Korea have agreed to begin reconnecting...

Mahathir says 11 Uighurs freed because they did nothing wrong

Malaysia freed 11 ethnic Uighur Muslims who fled to the...

US seeks ‘regime change’ in Iran, says Rouhani

The United States is seeking "regime change" in Iran, President...

Indian minister Akbar denies sexual misconduct

NEW DELHI, Oct 14: Indian Minister of State for External...

Saudi to respond to any economic sanctions

Saudi Arabia would retaliate to possible economic sanctions taken by...

MJ Akbar rejects sexual harassment allegations

Indian Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar has...

Rouhani claims US wants regime change in Iran

The United States is seeking ‘regime change’ in Iran, President...

Taliban attacks kill 22 members of Afghan security forces

Taliban militants killed at least 22 security forces, including a...

US, UK may boycott Saudi confce over Khashoggi's disappearance

The US and Britain are considering boycotting a major international...

US airstrike kills eight militants in Afghanistan

At least eight militants have been killed and 12 others...