19 Sep 2014
Islamabad: Pakistan's disaster management agency says rescuers have evacuated thousands of people stranded in parts of the country's south after being hit by floods.
15 May 2014
Sanaa: Fierce fighting between soldiers and al-Qaida militants in southern Yemen killed at least 42 people on Thursday, as families fled past destroyed homes, burning cars and streets littered with corpses, witnesses and officials said.
19 Apr 2014
Sanaa: A drone strike on Saturday killed 15 Al-Qaeda suspects and three civilians in Yemen's central Baida province, a stronghold of the extremist group, a security official said.
22 Sep 2014
Beijing: At least two people were killed and several others injured in a series of explosions in China's restive Muslim-dominated Xinjiang province. Explosions hit at least three locations in Xinjiang's Luntai County on Sunday evening, a news portal, run by the regional government, said in a short report.
23 Sep 2014
Damascus: At least seven fighters of the Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front and eight civilians were killed on Tuesday in the US-led air strikes against the positions of the extremist groups in the countryside of the northwestern province of Idlib in Syria, according to the oppositional Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
05 Sep 2014
London: A woman from Thailand’s Surin Province is believed to have the world’s biggest hands that weigh half a stone each.
07 Aug 2013
Aden: A US drone strike killed seven Al-Qaeda suspects in Yemen's southern Shabwa province on Wednesday, tribal sources said, amid fears of an imminent attack by the network's deadly franchise.
06 Sep 2014
Damascus: At least 20 armed rebels were killed on Saturday when troops targeted the opposition fighters' positions in the country's southern province of al-Qunaitera, media reported.
24 Aug 2014
Beijing: China has executed eight militants from the restive Xinjiang province including three who masterminded a suicide attack in Tiananmen Square here last year, killing three people and wounding 39 others.
04 Aug 2014
Beijing: The toll from the 6.5-magnitude devastating earthquake that jolted southwest China's Yunnan province has now risen to over 380. The massive quake left a trail of destruction with more than 12,000 houses toppled and 30,000 damaged.