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.
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.
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.
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.