39 die, dozens fall sick after drinking cheap liquor in India

At least 39 people have died and another 27 fallen...

China calls for peaceful talks to resolve Venezuela issue

Venezuela should resolve its own matters itself via peaceful talks...

Khashoggi murder planned, carried out by Saudi officials: UN

A United Nations-led inquiry into the murder of Saudi journalist...

Half of US troops will leave Afghanistan by Apr: Taliban

A Taliban official said on Wednesday that the United States...

Strong quake hits Indonesia

An earthquake of 5.7 magnitude jolted 129 km northwest of...

Policeman dies after armed men blow up gas tanker truck in Iran

A policeman was killed and another seriously wounded after armed...

Myanmar parliament approves panel to discuss constitutional amendment

Myanmar’s parliament on Wednesday voted to set up a committee...

US supports ‘dictators, extremists’ in Middle East: Iran

The United States supports “dictators, butchers and extremists” in the...

Japan’s finance minister apologises for criticising childless

Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso has reluctantly apologised for saying...

No arrest for Kolkata police chief: India top court

Indian Supreme Court (SC) has ruled against arrest of Kolkata...

N Korea protecting nuclear missiles: UN monitors

North Korea is working to ensure its nuclear and ballistic...

Taiwan takes dig at China's lack of democracy

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen took a dig at China’s lack...

Feet shackled, Bahraini footballer arrives at Thai court to fight extradition

Jailed Bahraini footballer Hakeem Al Araibi, who fled political upheaval...

S&P loweres sovereign credit rating on Pakistan to 'B-' from 'B'

SINGAPORE (S&P Global Ratings) Feb.4, 2019—S&P Global Ratings today lowered...

Kolkata police detain CBI officials, causing Modi-Mamata standoff

The detention of eight Central Bureau of Investigation officials by...

Five militants surrender over Philippines church bombing

A senior Abu Sayyaf operative and four members of the...

China blocks access to Australian detained for ‘espionage’, lawyers say

Two lawyers hired by the wife of an Australian detained...

Building collapse in Syria kills 11

At least 11 people including four children were killed when...

Iran unveils long-range cruise missile on revolution anniversary

Iran displayed a new cruise missile with a range of...

India train derailment kills seven

At least seven people were killed when seven coaches of...

China urges US not to withdraw from nuclear treaty with Russia

The United States should resolve its differences with Russia through...

Three women who could unseat Modi in India election

Three powerful women politicians, each from a very different section...

Iran displays new cruise missile on anniversary of revolution

Iran unveiled a new cruise missile with a range of...