Pakistan frees Asia Bibi after blasphemy acquittal

A Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight...

Eight Afghan policemen die in Taliban attack

An Afghan official says the Taliban killed eight policemen and...

Crashed Indonesia jet was cleared to fly despite airspeed problems

Indonesian accident investigators said an airspeed indicator of a Boeing...

ADB Knowledge Forum kicks off in Manila

The first ADB Knowledge Forum kicked off on Tuesday at...

5.5 magnitude quake batters southern Philippines

An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 rattled the southern Philippine Davao...

Philippine police colonel on Duterte drug list dies in 'shootout'

A police colonel on Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s wanted list...

Facebook should do more to help prevent violence in Myanmar: Report

Facebook said Monday that an independent report it commissioned found...

Indonesia jet crash: Tearful relatives of victims demand answers

Relatives of the victims of recent Indonesia jet crash have...

Jailed Reuters reporters lodge appeal against conviction

Lawyers for two Reuters reporters jailed for seven years in...

Iran will sell oil despite US sanctions, says Rouhani

Iran will sell its oil and break sanctions reimposed by...

Suu Kyi's party suffers setback in Myanmar by-elections

Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) expects...

Oil prices fall as US grants Iran sanction waivers to major importers

Oil prices fell on Monday as the start to US...

Sons of slain Saudi journalist appeal for return of his body

The sons of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Sunday...

Iranians mark 1979 US embassy seizure

Thousands of Iranians held rallies in Tehran on Sunday to...

Bahrain opposition leader gets life sentence over Qatar scheme

Bahrain's opposition leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, has been handed a...

5.1 magnitude quake shakes China’s Xinjiang

An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 jolted the city of Artux...

Myanmar by-elections a test for leader buffeted by crises

Asked what Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has changed...

Pakistan blasphemy case: Asia’s husband pleads for asylum

The husband of a Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy...

World opposes Trump's decisions: Khamenei

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said the world...

Philippine deports nun for enraging Duterte

An Australian nun who angered the Philippine president by joining...

Peace talks between Russia, Afghan leaders and Taliban soon

Russia said on Saturday that Afghan President Ashraf Ghani had...

Iran starts producing local fighter jet for its air force

Iran has started production of the locally-designed Kowsar fighter plane...

Floods, landslides kill two in Indonesia

Two people were killed and about 300 others were forced...