32 die as bus plunges into Rajasthan river

At least 32 people have been killed and 7 others...

Over 100 dead in Philippine mudslides

A tropical storm in the southern Philippines triggered mudslides and...

Persecution of Rohingyas: Lancet seeks UNSC actions

The prestigious medical journal, The Lancet, has urged the UN...

Iran's moral police arrest 230 partygoers

Iran's moral police have arrested 230 people at two winter...

Two Palestinians die in clashes with Israeli troops

Israeli troops shot dead at least two Palestinians and wounded...

UN slaps fresh sanctions on North Korea

The UN Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions on North...

Japan births fall record low

The number of births in Japan this year has fallen...

Pakistan closes 27 NGOs

Pakistan has ordered 27 international aid groups to conclude operations...

Japan boosts defence budget to record levels

Japan’s government has approved a record defence budget, with money...

Australia police make largest drug haul, arrest eight

Australian police have arrested eight men over the nation's largest...

Melbourne car attack leaves 9 foreigners injured: Turnbull

Nearly half the 19 people wounded as a driver with...

Indonesia holds cabinet meeting over volcano threat

Indonesian President Joko Widodo will on Friday hold his cabinet...

29 die in South Korea sports centre fire

A fire at a sports centre in South Korea has...

India allocates $25m for developing Rakhine

India will provide Myanmar with $25 million for development projects...

4 dead as Philippine ferry capsizes with 251 on board

Four people were killed when a Philippine ferry with 251...

Earthquake hits near Iran’s capital

An earthquake of magnitude 5.2 struck a town near the...

Kuwait orders probe into Airbus helicopter deal

Kuwait said on Wednesday it had ordered an investigation into...

Philippine ferry capsizes with 251 aboard

A Philippine ferry carrying 251 people capsized on Thursday off...

Pakistan bus crash claims 11 lives

At least 11 people have been killed and 20 others...

Driver ploughs into Melbourne crowd, injuring 16

Australian police have arrested a driver after a car drove...

Mass grave probe: Myanmar military appoints general

Myanmar army said that it had appointed a senior officer...

N Korea rejects 'absurd' cyber attack accusation

A spokesman for North Korea’s foreign ministry said on Thursday...

China jails 50 for telecoms fraud

A court in Beijing on Thursday handed down sentences of...