17 Jan 2015
Tacloban (Philippines): Pope Francis was forced on Saturday to flee a fierce storm in the Philippines that killed a papal volunteer, cutting short a mercy mission to weeping survivors of a catastrophic super typhoon.
17 Jan 2015
Beijing: Twenty one out of the 22 people who went missing after a tugboat capsized on Yangtze River in China's eastern Jiangsu Province were declared dead on Saturday while one person was still being searched for but the fate of an Indian on board the vessel remained unclear.
16 Jan 2015
Beijing: China has punished 32 officials in the country's volatile Muslim Uygur-majority Xinjiang province for legal and disciplinary violations related to pilgrimages to Mecca in Saudi Arabia.
11 Jan 2015
Karachi: At least 57 people were killed and scores injured today when a speeding oil tanker crashed into an over crowded passenger bus on the highway in Pakistan's southern Sindh province.
31 Dec 2014
Kabul: At least 200 rebels surrendered Wednesday in Afghanistan's Jawzjan province."Up to 200 insurgents gave up fighting and joined the government in provincial capital of Shiberghan," an official said.
03 Jan 2015
Beijing: At least ten people, including five fighters, have been killed and 14 others injured in two separate accidents in China.
06 Jan 2015
Beijing: China's over three-decade-old one- child policy has resulted in the closing down of five high schools in the last four years in a county that has been proud of being a pioneer in implementating the controversial norm that has been blamed for the looming demographic crisis.
09 Aug 2013
Sana'a: A US drone strike killed at least three suspected Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) militants in Yemen's Hadramout province on Thursday.
19 Dec 2014
Lahore: Pakistan government has ordered closure of all educational institutions in Punjab province fearing backlash from terrorists in the wake of its decision to execute hundreds of inmates on death row.