Airstrike kills four in Afghan wedding convoy

An airstrike by security forces killed four people and wounded...

S Korea jails ex-president Lee for 15yrs over bribery

A Seoul court on Friday jailed former South Korean President...

Pakistan orders 18 international NGOs to leave: ActionAid

Pakistan on Thursday has ordered 18 international aid agencies to...

India allows deportation of seven Rohingyas to Myanmar

India's top court is allowing the first deportations of Rohingya...

Six divers drown trying to save teen from Malaysia mining pool

Six rescue divers have drowned while trying to save a...

EU mulls trade sanctions on Myanmar

The European Union is considering trade sanctions on Myanmar over...

Australia ends controversial 'tampon tax'

Australia will remove a controversial tax on female sanitary products...

Fire breaks out at Kolkata medical college

Hundreds of patients were evacuated safely on Wednesday after a...

ASEAN expresses concern over Rakhine violence

Southeast Asian foreign ministers urged Myanmar to give a commission...

Death toll from Indonesia's quake, tsunami hits 1,234

The confirmed death toll from an earthquake and tsunami on...

War's end can't be bargaining chip for denuclearisation: N Korea

North Korea said on Tuesday that declaring the end of...

Indonesia hopes for survivors even as scale of disaster emerges

The extent of the devastation caused by an earthquake and...

Bootleg alcohol kills 42, poisons hundreds in Iran

At least 42 people have died after drinking contaminated bootleg...

Australia terms Rakhine situation ‘deeply disturbing’

Australia has described the situations in Myanmar's Rakhine, Shan and...

Nuke plant unit in China with Russian assistance awaits operation

The unit 4 of China's Tianwan Nuclear Power Plant being...

Desperate search for Indonesia tsunami survivors

A picture of large scale destruction is emerging in the...

Powerful typhoon batters Japan, two dead

A powerful typhoon brought down trees onto railroad tracks and...

Death sentence for three in Iran for committing financial crimes

Special courts set up in a drive against financial crime...

'Malaysia will not support Suu Kyi anymore'

Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said Malaysia will...

Indonesia quake death toll mounts to 832

The toll from an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia soared...

Iraq’s Kurds start voting in parliamentary election

Kurds began voting in a parliamentary election in their semi-autonomous...

Indonesia death toll climbs to 420

More than 400 people were confirmed killed, many swept away...

Israeli troops kill seven Palestinians in Gaza border clash

Israeli soldiers shot dead seven Palestinians, including two boys, who...