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China confirms person-to-person spread of coronavirus

The Chinese official investigating a pneumonia outbreak stemming from a...

Myanmar panel says security forces likely committed war crimes

An independent commission established by Myanmar's government has concluded there...

India's ruling party BJP gets new chief

India’s ruling party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), has elected...

Nine dead as crowded footbridge breaks over Indonesian river

A footbridge on Indonesia's Sumatra island broke while it was...

Will send 10m Bangladeshi Muslims back: BJP leader

BJP's West Bengal unit chief Dilip Ghosh has said that...

China to ban bags and other single-use plastic

China, one of the world's biggest users of plastic, has...

Coronavirus spreads to Beijing as China confirms 139 new cases

Chinese authorities have reported 139 new cases of a mysterious...

Jinping discuses Rohingya repatriation issue with Myanmar

China has reaffirmed its willingness to provide further support, within...

Facebook says sorry after mistranslation of Xi Jinping's name

Facebook has apologised for translating Chinese President Xi Jinping's name...

Eight killed, dozens injured in Indonesia's bus crash

Eight people were killed and 30 others wounded when a...

Sixty die in Houthi attack on military camp in Yemen

Iran-aligned Houthis attacked a military training camp in the Yemeni...

India restores internet, 2G mobile services in parts of Kashmir

India has restored broadband internet and 2G mobile internet services...

Myanmar, China ink dozens of infrastructure project deals

China and Myanmar inked dozens of deals on Saturday to...

Chinese, Vietnamese leaders call for closer partnership

China and Vietnam are socialist neighbors linked by mountains and...

Chinese president begins 'historic' Myanmar visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping reached Nay Pyi Taw on Friday...

Khamenei defends Iranian military over plane crash

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has defended the country's...

Suicides in Japan hit record low in 2019

Suicides in Japan in 2019 fell to their lowest number...

Police arrest HK students in bomb-making lab

Hong Kong police raid powerful pipe bomb lab in a...

Tourist arrivals in Hong Kong decline 14.2pc in 2019

Hong Kong's full-year provisional visitor arrivals in 2019 amounted to...

Thunderstorms sweep across Australia’s east coast

Thunderstorms and heavy rain swept across parts of Australia’s east...

Iran rejects idea of a new deal in nuclear row

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani dismissed on Wednesday a proposal for...

China's 'tractor heroine' dies

A woman who became China's first female tractor driver, and...

Iran arrests person behind video of plane downing

Iran says it has arrested the person who filmed the...