Cyclone kills 14 in southwest India

Cyclone Ockhi barrelled into the Lakshwadeep islands killed around 14...

UN to meet on N Korea nuclear program

United Nations Security Council ministers will meet on Dec 15...

Gunmen kill 9 in Pakistan college

Taliban gunmen killing at least nine people and wounding 35,...

Skyscraper fire kills 10 in Tianjin

A skyscraper fire in the northern Chinese port city of...

Taliban, disguised in burqas, attack Pakistan college

Pakistani Taliban gunmen disguised in all-enveloping burquas stormed the campus...

Japan fixes date for emperor's abdication

Emperor Akihito will step down on April 30, 2019 -...

Storm kills 8 , over 100 missing in India

 At least eight people were killed in coastal Tamil Nadu...

Poisoned Kim carried ‘antidote’

The half-brother of North Korea's leader was carrying bottles of...

Strong 6.0 quake strikes Iran

A strong quake of magnitude 6.0 struck southeastern Iran near...

Volcanic ash forces tourists to fly out of Bali

Airlines laid on extra flights to the Indonesian holiday island...

Israel demolishes structure in West Bank settlement

Israeli security forces demolished Wednesday an illegally-built carpentry workshop in...

US drone hits Pak-Afghan border, kills three

At least three people have been killed after a US...

Powerful storms hit Sri Lanka, killing four

Storms with heavy rain and winds across the country have...

Cyclone Cempaka kills 19 in Indonesia

A tropical cyclone hit Indonesia's main island of Java has...

Six die of suffocation in India

Six men died while sleeping apparently due to suffocation inside...

Landmine blast kills 8 civilians in S. Afghan

Eight Afghan civilians were killed and two others wounded when...

Saudi detentions: Prince Miteb bin Abdullah released

Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah has been released more than...

Bali airport to resume services after two-day hiatus

Bali airport will reopen on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said, two...

Pope calls for peace in Myanmar

Pope Francis called on the people of Myanmar on Wednesday...

Australian state passes law permitting euthanasia

Victoria on Wednesday became the first state in Australia to...

Clash kills 15 rebels in Philippine

Fifteen suspected communist rebels were killed and two others wounded...

North Korea fires 'highest ever' ballistic missile

North Korea has fired its highest-ever intercontinental ballistic missile and...

Pope refrains from using ‘Rohingya’ in Myanmar speech

Pope Francis has urged the leaders of majority-Buddhist Myanmar to...