Muslims celebrate Eidul Azha as over 2.0m pilgrims conduct Hajj rites

Muslims are celebrating Eidul Azha as over two million pilgrims...

Massive cleanup begins as flood waters recede in Kerala

  Thousands of people in flood-ravaged south India waded Monday...

China’s Changchun mayor resigns after vaccine scandal

The mayor of the Chinese city of Changchun resigned on...

El Salvador, Taiwan break ties as China isolates island foe

Taiwan broke off diplomatic ties with El Salvador on Tuesday...

India to print quit-smoking helpline on cigarette packs

India’s tobacco firms must print a helpline number to combat...

Australian PM survives leadership challenge by narrow margin

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday has appealed for...

Muslims atone for sins at Mt Arafat in Hajj climax

More than two million Muslims gathered at Mount Arafat on...

Thailand's Queen Mother admitted to hospital

Thailand's 86-year-old Queen Mother Sirikit is being treated for influenza...

Taliban insurgents kidnap dozens of bus passengers in Afghanistan

Taliban insurgents kidnapped dozens of passengers after stopping three buses...

Earthquake hits Indonesia causing landslides

A strong earthquake jolted the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok...

Minister cycles to hospital to give birth

New Zealand's minister for women has cycled to hospital to...

China arrests 26 ‘tomb robbers’, stolen relics recovered

China has arrested 26 suspects and retrieved almost 650 cultural...

Kerala floods: Death toll reaches 357

The death toll of floods in the Kerala has jumped...

Iran to unveil new fighter jet, develop missiles: Minister

Iran will unveil a new fighter jet next week and...

Fresh tremor strikes Indonesia’s Lombok

A fresh tremor of 6.3 magnitude struck the Indonesian holiday...

Massive 8.2 quake hits Pacific Ocean, no damage expected

A massive quake of magnitude 8.2 struck in the Pacific...

Rooftop cattle get a crane lift to the ground

Residents of Karachi, Pakistan's largest city, watched as cattle were...

Taiwan perfecting missiles to face China’s military expansion

Defence experts say Taiwan is responding to China’s arms buildup...

Imran Khan takes oath as PM of Pakistan

Former cricket star Imran Khan took oath as Pakistan’s 22nd...

Kerala floods: Death toll rises to 324

The death toll from 10 days of floods in the...

Monsoon floods kill more than 300 in Kerala

At least 324 people have been killed in flooding in...

Imran Khan to be sworn in as prime minister Saturday

Former cricket star Imran Khan has been elected prime minister...

Thousands gather to bid adieu to Vajpayee

Thousands of people joined former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari...