16 May 2015
Jakarta: An earthquake measuring 6.1 on Richter scale hit Bengkulu province of Sumatra Island earlier on Saturday, the Meteorology and Geophysics Agency reported here.
20 May 2015
Beijing: Twenty-one people were missing after a nine-story building collapsed in southwest China following a landslide on Wednesday. The building in Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou province, collapsed around 11:30 am. The city government said it had checked three-quarters of the 35 households and found at 21 of the 114 residents were missing.
20 May 2015
Langsa (Indonesia): Over 370 Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants stranded at sea for months were rescued and taken to Indonesia amid growing crisis confronting Southeast Asia, officials said on Wednesday.
18 May 2015
Beijing: A Chinese collector has bought the head of a Buddha statue from Japan and brought it back to China, where it was united with the rest of the statue.The white marble, headless statue in the Hebei province museum, is close to 70 centimetres tall.
28 Apr 2015
Islamabad: An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted parts of a province in Pakistan on Tuesday, media reported.
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.
10 Mar 2015
Beijing: A 4.5 magnitude earthquake has jolted southwest China's Yunnan Province and damaged several houses.
21 Apr 2015
Karachi: Suspected Baloch terrorists have attacked the air traffic control radar facility of an airportin Pakistan's troubled southwestern Balochistan province, but the attempt was foiled by security forces.
17 Apr 2015
Beijing: Brushing aside India's concern, Chinese President Xi Jinping will unveil the whopping USD 46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, the biggest overseas investment, linking Pakistan's strategic Gwadar port on the Arabian Sea with its Xinjiang province through PoK.
24 Mar 2015
Peshawar: A US drone strike on Tuesday killed at least nine Pakistani Taliban militants in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province near the country's porous border with Pakistan amid an intensified offensive against terrorists in the restive tribal areas using unmanned aerial vehicles.