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Blast kills five civilians in Afghanistan

At least five people, including some children, were killed and...

Malaysia to hold polls on May 9

Malaysia’s Election Commission says it has fixed May 9 for...

27 children among 30 die in Himachal Pradesh bus crash

At least 30 people, most of them children, have died...

India, Nepal move for closer ties

Last week, India and Nepal started a new journey together...

Philippines continues search for 17 missing marines

The Philippine coast guard has been searching for 17 crew...

6.1 quake rattles Japan; four wounded

A strong earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale rocked...

N Korea 'ready to discuss denuclearisation'

North Korea has promised the US it is ready to...

Suspected US missiles hit Syrian air base

Syrian state TV said there were casualties in what it...

Cops arrest 24 MPs for protesting near Modi's residence

Indian police on Sunday detained as many as 24 lawmakers...

Cyber attack in Iran leaves US flag on screens

Hackers have attacked networks in a number of countries including...

Man ‘kept son in cage for over 20 years’

Japanese police have arrested a 73-year-old man suspected of keeping...

Myanmar not ready for Rohingya return, UN official says

Myanmar is not ready for the repatriation of Rohingya refugees,...

70 die in Syria 'gas attack'

Rescuers and medics say at least 70 people have died...

India to augment rail, water transport with Nepal

India on Saturday has agreed to construct a rail link...

Two Koreas hold talks to discuss Moon-Kim hotline

SEOUL, Apr 07 (Xinhua): South Korea and the Democratic People's...

Bees turn Afghan teenage girl into an entrepreneur

In war-torn Afghanistan, honey is regarded as a traditional cure-all...

Truck rams into auto-rickshaws, killing eight in India

At least eight people have been killed and five others...

Airstrikes kill six militants in Afghanistan

At least six militants of Islamic State (IS) terrorist group...

Strong quake batters Papua New Guinea

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.3 rocked the remote highlands...

Unrest erupts on Gaza-Israel border

Three Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces during fresh...

S Korea’s ex-leader gets hefty jail term

South Korea's former President Park Geun-hye has been sentenced to...

Vietnam jails six prominent activists

Six prominent Vietnamese activists have received heavy prison sentences on...

139 Pakistan entries on UN terror list

The UN Security Council (UNSC) has released an updated list...