07 Jun 2016
Beijing: China's crackdown on graft has created an atmosphere in which people are increasingly too afraid to be corrupt, the top official in one of the country's most graft-plagued provinces said today.
17 Jun 2016
Beijing: A construction worker in China miraculously escaped death after a 1.5-meter steel bar pierced through his body from groin to skull in east China's Shandong Province.
11 Jun 2016
Beijing: A rare species of sambar deer has been spotted at a high altitude in northwest China's Qinghai Province, officials confirmed today.
06 Jun 2016
Washington: American journalist David Gilkey and his Afghan translator were killed while traveling with an Afghan army unit that came under fire in southern Helmand province, National Public Radio announced.
03 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Afghanistan tomorrow where he will hold talks with President Ashraf Ghani and inaugurate the Afghan-India Friendship Dam, earlier known as Salma Dam, in Herat province.
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.
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 May 2016
Beijing: A giant panda that let down her fans with a "phantom pregnancy" in 2014 gave birth to a cub on Friday morning, with more than 100,000 people viewing her delivery online.
27 Jan 2016
Islamabad: Pakistani authorities yesterday closed all the schools in the country's largest province, Punjab, following an alert over possible militant attacks, according to a government notice.