Indonesian rescuers use drones as tsunami death toll hits 429

Indonesian rescuers have used drones and sniffer dogs to search...

Japan to restart commercial whaling in July

Japan says it is to restart commercial whaling in July...

Three die in China chemical plant blast

A blast at a chemical plant in China’s northwestern Xinjiang...

Two dead, 11 wounded in Iraq car bomb in Iraq

At least two people were killed and 11 wounded on...

Gunmen kill at least 28 in raid on Afghan government building

Gunmen who raided a government building in the Afghan capital...

Israel to hold elections in April

Israel is set to hold a general election in April,...

Tsunami kills at least 373 in Indonesia

The tsunami in Indonesia killed at least 373 people and...

Nawaz Sharif gets seven years in jail

A Pakistani anti-corruption court on Monday jailed former Prime Minister...

India rescuers step up efforts to save trapped coal miners

Rescuers in India say they are hoping for a miracle...

Myanmar court due to hear appeal in case of jailed Reuters reporters

A Myanmar court is on Monday due to hear an...

Myanmar court due to hear jailed reporters' appeal

A Myanmar court is on Monday due to hear an...

Rush to save survivors as Indonesia tsunami kills 280

The death toll from a tsunami that hit the Indonesian...

Thailand sends 15 illegal Myanmar migrants back home

Fifteen Myanmar illegal migrant workers have been sent back home...

Volcano-triggered tsunami kills 220 in Indonesia

More than 220 people have been killed and 843 injured...

Myanmar pledges to continue peace process

YANGON, Dec 22 (Xinhua): Myanmar's National Reconciliation and Peace Centre...

Iran executes businessman for economic crimes

Iran on Saturday executed a businessman sentenced to death by...

Nepal bus crash kills 21

A bus carrying college students and their instructors back from...

Britain says Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar are innocent

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Friday that two...

Japan accuses South Korea of 'locking radar' on Japanese plane

Japanese Defence Minister Takeshi Iwaya protested to South Korea after...

Vladimir Putin hints he may marry again

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he would probably...

Migrant workers' struggles push Uzbekistan to open up

Maksud Mahmudov was among millions of Uzbeks who left their...

US to withdraw more than 5,000 troops from Afghanistan

President Donald Trump is planning to withdraw more than 5,000...

Hundreds of South Koreans sue govt over wartime labour

Hundreds of South Koreans have sued the government for compensation...