India’s man-eating tigress shot dead after major hunt

A tigress in India who is said to have killed...

Now US-based journalist accuses MJ Akbar of rape

Editor-turned-politician MJ Akbar, who had to resign as union minister...

Asia-Pacific home to half billion undernourished people

The Asia-Pacific region, with the world's highest rate of urbanisation,...

Saudi prince terms Khashoggi dangerous Islamist

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told the US he...

Onboard fistfight causes China bus to plunge into river

Security footage from a bus which crashed into a river...

Australian jailed for aiding wife’s suicide

An Australian man has been sentenced to 10 years in...

Suspected ULFA terrorists kill five in Assam

At least five people were killed by suspected United Liberation...

Jordan ministers quit over Dead Sea flood deaths

Jordan’s education and tourism ministers have resigned after an investigation...

Sri Lankan president to lift parliament suspension

Sri Lanka's president has lifted the suspension of parliament and...

Ousted Sri Lanka PM refuses to leave post

The man at the centre of Sri Lanka's political crisis...

Kazakh president invites Saudi king, crown prince to visit

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, who has close ties to Turkish...

Myanmar officials try to convince Rohingyas to return, accept ID cards

Myanmar officials visited camps for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh...

Indonesian divers retrieve black box from crashed Lion Air jet

Indonesian divers have retrieved a black box from a Lion...

Khashoggi murder outcry threatens US-Saudi ties: Saudi prince

The outcry in the United States demonising Saudi Arabia over...

Iran summons Danish envoy over ‘deadly Tehran plot’

Iran on Wednesday summoned the Danish ambassador to Tehran over...

Saudi prosecutor discusses Khashoggi case with Turkish intelligence

Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor held talks overnight with Turkish intelligence...

Pakistan Islamists protest after Christian woman freed in blasphemy case

Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Wednesday freed a Christian woman from...

Afghan army helicopter crash kills all 25 on board

An Afghan official says an army helicopter carrying senior officials...

Rescuers begin mission to free 30 trapped in Philippines landslide

Philippine rescue teams worked to free at least 30 people...

Suicide blast kills six near Kabul prison

A suicide bomber blew himself up near the gate of...

Indonesia hunts for plane crash victims, black box recorders

Indonesia on Tuesday stepped up a search for an airliner...

Strong quake rattles New Zealand

An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck New Zealand’s north island...

Sri Lanka police arrest sacked minister over shooting

Sri Lankan police arrested deposed oil minister Arjuna Ranatunga on...