Syrian military takes control of Manbij

Syria's military says it has taken control the flash-point Kurdish-held...

Hackers leak data of almost 1,000 N Korea defectors

Almost 1,000 North Korean defectors have had their personal data...

Pakistani court summons ex-president in money launder case

Pakistan's Supreme Court has summoned former president Asif Ali Zardari,...

Indian farmers hit by low crop prices to get aid

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is considering three options for...

Major reshuffle in KSA government posts

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman ordered a wide-ranging overhaul of top...

Bahrain to resume work at embassy in Syria

Bahrain says it will resume operations at its embassy in...

Indian airports set to install body scanners

Indian airports will be able to use body scanners from...

Magnitude 5.8 quake strikes Indonesia

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake rattled the eastern Indonesian province of...

Taiwanese protest higher taxes for third time

Thousands of Taiwanese, taking a page from France's yellow vest...

China detains Canadian citizen on drugs charges

A Chinese court will try a Canadian citizen on drugs...

Indonesia reroutes all flights around erupting Anak Krakatau volcano

Indonesia on Thursday raised the alert level for the erupting...

Iraqi lawmakers criticise Trump visit as blow to Iraqi sovereignty

Iraqi political and militia leaders condemned US President Donald Trump’s...

China tries rights lawyer in ‘sham’ case

The subversion trial of a prominent Chinese human rights lawyer...

Afghanistan postpones presidential election

Afghanistan's election commission says the presidential vote scheduled for April...

Indonesian rescuers use drones as tsunami death toll hits 429

Indonesian rescuers have used drones and sniffer dogs to search...

Japan to restart commercial whaling in July

Japan says it is to restart commercial whaling in July...

Three die in China chemical plant blast

A blast at a chemical plant in China’s northwestern Xinjiang...

Two dead, 11 wounded in Iraq car bomb in Iraq

At least two people were killed and 11 wounded on...

Gunmen kill at least 28 in raid on Afghan government building

Gunmen who raided a government building in the Afghan capital...

Israel to hold elections in April

Israel is set to hold a general election in April,...

Tsunami kills at least 373 in Indonesia

The tsunami in Indonesia killed at least 373 people and...

Nawaz Sharif gets seven years in jail

A Pakistani anti-corruption court on Monday jailed former Prime Minister...

India rescuers step up efforts to save trapped coal miners

Rescuers in India say they are hoping for a miracle...