Prestigious Tokyo university apologises over exam rigging

One of Japan's most prestigious medical universities has apologised for...

Major fire breaks out at petroleum plant in India

A major fire has been reported after loud explosions at...

Indonesia earthquake deaths cross 130

Aid began reaching isolated areas of the Indonesian island struggling...

Australian state suffers worst drought in living memory

Australia's most populous state, New South Wales (NSW), is now...

'US plan to reduce Iran’s oil exports will not succeed'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said the plan...

Japan braces for typhoon ‘Shanshan’

Japan is bracing for heavy rains and high winds on...

Veteran Indian politician M Karunanidhi dies at 94

Veteran Indian politician Muthuvel Karunanidhi has died at the age...

Australia's population hits 25m for first time

Australia's population reaches 25 million for the first time on...

Thousands of earthquake victims wait for aid in Indonesia

The death toll from a powerful earthquake that hit Indonesia’s...

North Korea frees South Korean man detained while crossing border

North Korea released a South Korean citizen detained in July...

Renewed US sanctions target Iran's economy, Tehran cool on talks

President Donald Trump’s top security adviser on Monday urged Iran...

Four die in China coal mine blast

Four workers were killed and nine went missing after an...

Seven children among eight die in Nepal landslide

A landslide killed a woman and at least seven children...

91 dead as powerful earthquake hits Indonesia

At least 91 people were killed when Indonesia’s resort island...

6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia on Sunday, and a series...

Suicide bomber kills three NATO members in Afghanistan

A suicide bomber killed three NATO service members in eastern...

Bus-tanker collision kills 14 in Pakistan

At least 14 people were killed and over 30 others...

North Korea, US spar over nuclear deal

North Korea and the United States on Saturday sparred over...

N Korea finds US nuclear actions 'alarming'

North Korea's foreign minister on Saturday has called US actions...

Extremists dread ‘girl with a book’: Malala

Pakistani activist Malala Yousufzai on Friday condemned the attack on...

India granite quarry blast leaves 12 dead

A powerful explosion at a granite quarry in southern India...

N Korea has not stopped nuclear programmes: UN report

North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programmes...

Militants torch 12 schools in Pakistan

Twelve schools - eight girls and four boys schools -...