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.
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.
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.