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Van carrying gas tanks plows into pedestrians in Shanghai

A minivan plowed into pedestrians on a sidewalk in downtown...

Hundreds of tourists get stuck in storm-hit New Zealand

Hundreds of tourists in New Zealand were left stranded on...

Air strike cripples Syria hospital

A hospital built under 20m (60 feet) of rock in...

Myanmar turns down UN Security Council visit

Myanmar told the United Nations Security Council not to visit...

Cambodian court rejects bail for opposition leader

A Cambodian court on Thursday rejected a plea for bail...

Thailand bans smoking at tourist beaches

Thailand banned smoking and littering at 24 beachside locations that...

Turkey airstrikes kill 49 Kurds in Iraq, army says

Turkey’s armed forces on Thursday said 49 Kurdish rebels were...

Japan welfare house fire takes 11 lives

Eleven people have been killed after a fierce fire gutted...

AP confirms five unreported Myanmar mass graves

The faces of the men half-buried in the mass graves...

Philippines arrests Maoist rebel leader

Philippine security forces arrested the head of the communist movement’s...

Gas poisoning kills nine in China

A gas poisoning killed nine people at an iron and...

Goa police arrest driver for 'molesting US tourist'

Police in the western Indian state of Goa have arrested...

Taliban still pervades 70pc of Afghanistan, study finds

The Taliban are openly active in 70 per cent of...

Strong quake rattles Afghanistan

A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.1 jolted the Afghan capital...

Chinese airlines cancel all Taiwan flights amid routes row

China Eastern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines said on Tuesday they...

Yemen suicide attack claims 11 lives

A suicide car bomb attack on a checkpoint in south-eastern...

India has 21 million 'unwanted' girls!

The desire among parents in India to have sons instead...

Explosion kills six of a Pak family

Six members of a family have been killed and another...

Man rapes eight-month-old baby in Delhi

An eight-month-old baby girl was allegedly raped by her 28-year-old...

Airstrikes destroy hospital in Syria, kills 11

Syria activists and rescue workers say at least 11 people...

Australia to spend $3.1b to boost arms exports

Australian government will establish a A$3.8 billion fund for the...

Iran to give internet a 'halal' form

State-sponsored internet will filter out 'Western' content and to crackdown...

Militants storm Kabul army base, killing 11 soldiers

Militants have attacked an army base near a military academy...