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India’s first tribal president takes oath of office

India's first president from a marginalised tribal community, Droupadi Murmu,...

Taiwan holds air-raid exercise amid China tension

Roads emptied and people were ordered to stay indoors in...

Doxxing: a new tool of repression against Arab women

When dozens of Tunisian judges went on strike last month...

Schools reopen in Sri Lanka after closure from fuel shortages

Sri Lanka on Monday reopened government-owned public and state-approved private...

Myanmar executed four democracy activists, sparking condemnation and anger

Myanmar’s military junta said on Monday it had executed four...

China's population expected to start to shrink before 2025

China's population has slowed significantly and is expected to start...

Sri Lanka's new president says they uphold rights of peaceful gatherings

Sri Lanka's new President Ranil Wickremesinghe told diplomats this week...

Three dead in graduation shooting at top Philippines university

Three people died in a shooting at a university graduation...

Israeli forces kill two Palestinian gunmen in West Bank clash

Israeli forces killed two Palestinian militants in a pre-dawn gun...

10 coal company employees die after mountain slope collapses in China

Ten employees of a coal company died in northwestern China...

West Bengal minister arrested over school recruitment scam

India’s Enforcement Directorate has arrested West Bengal Minister Partha Chatterjee...

Shinzo Abe's suspected assassin to undergo psychiatric evaluation

The suspected assassin of Japanese former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...

Floods kill at least 18 in southern Iran

At least 18 people were killed in flash floods caused...

Thai PM survives 4th no-confidence vote, last big test before polls

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and 10 cabinet ministers survived...

ICJ says it has jurisdiction in Rohingya genocide case

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Friday rejected Myanmar's...

Sri Lanka's new cabinet of ministers sworn in

Eighteen ministers including Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena were sworn into...

Sri Lanka president expected to keep finance portfolio

Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe is expected to keep the...

Covid-19 patients dying at record rates in New Zealand

New Zealanders are dying from Covid-19 at record rates as...

Lebanese president urges IMF to end aid deal with them

Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Thursday urged the International Monetary...

Seven killed in Russian air attack on Syria

Russian air strikes on a rural swath of northwest Syria...

UN court to rule on Rohingya genocide case against Myanmar

The United Nations' highest court is ruling Friday on whether...

Gunawardena sworn in as Sri Lanka's new prime minister

Senior Sri Lankan lawmaker Dinesh Gunawardena was sworn in on...

Sri Lankan forces raid anti-government protest camp as new president takes office

Sri Lankan security forces raided a protest camp occupying government...