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...

‘Full’ withdrawal of US troops from Syria likely

The US is preparing to withdraw all its troops from...

Nepal stops water project contractors from leaving country

Nepal's government has stopped eight Italian contractors from leaving the...

China ‘detains third Canadian citizen’

A third Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Canada’s...

India arrests journo for calling state leader a Modi puppet

An Indian television journalist has been detained for criticising the...

Facebook removes hundreds of accounts over Myanmar army links

Facebook Inc has removed hundreds of additional accounts, pages and...

ASEAN must take tough measures over Rohingya crisis: Mahathir

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has said Association of Southeast...

S Korean fire dept recovers bodies of three teens from motel

South Korean fire department officials say three teenage boys were...

Turkey will not let US hold it back in Syria

Turkey pledged on Monday to press ahead with plans to...

Car blast claims nine lives in Syrian city near Turkey border

At least nine people were killed when a car bomb...

1984 Sikh riots: Indian Congress leader Sajjan Kumar gets lifer

An Indian court has sent a senior Congress party politician...

Aussie lawmaker quits over ‘website date’ on Hong Kong trip

An Australian government lawmaker on Monday resigned from Cabinet over...

Saudi Arabia condemns US Senate’s ‘interference’

Saudi Arabia has denounced US Senate resolutions to end US...

'Cyclone Phethai' intensifies, likely to hit India coast

Coastal areas in India's Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are...

Denuclearisation at risk after US sanctions: N Korea

North Korea on Sunday condemned the US administration for stepping...