China’s Xi laud Czechs at war parade

BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday lauded the contribution of the Czech people...

More than 2.1m migrants displaced in Nigeria by Boko Haram: IOM

Abuja: Over 2.1 million people are internally displaced in northeast Nigeria after a spike ...

Will work as one group: Sirisena

Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe (right) takes oath as he is sworn in ...

Indonesia ministry to decide winner of high-speed rail bid - president

JAKARTA:  Indonesia's state enterprise ministry will decide whether to award China...

Schoolgirls hospitalised in Afghanistan after gas poisoning

KABUL: Over 250 girls in two schools in Afghanistan have had to be hospitalised after they ...

Bangladesh factory owners to stand trial over deadly fire

DHAKA: A Bangladesh court on Thursday ordered two garment factory owners and 11 others to s...

China holds massive military parade, to cut troop levels by 300,000

Chinese President Xi Jinping stands in a car on his way to review the army as military band...

Philippine children stunted by malnutrition: welfare report

International studies have showed the Philippines has the ninth largest proportion of stunt...

Indonesian politician threatens ban on teen dating after dark

  JAKARTA: Dating just got harder for Indonesian teenagers in West Java, with a loc...

At least 14 killed as boat overloaded with migrants capsizes off Malaysia

  BY TRINNA LEONG KUALA LUMPUR: An overloaded wooden boat believed to be carryin...

China lauds power, proclaims peace at military spectacular

SHOW OF FORCE. Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers station on a stand befor...

Japan 'disappointed' by Chinese leader's WWII speech

A woman prays during a memorial for Taiwan's "comfort women" who were forced ...

N Korea accused of flying drones

Seoul: South Korea yesterday accused North Korea of flying a suspected spy drone across the...

Cops to grill Mahathir on rally remarks

Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad (centre) speaking to the media on the seco...

Rajapakse vanity airport now a warehouse

President Mahinda Rajapaksa at arrival to declare open Mattala Rajapaksa International airp...

Xi urges resumption of N-Korea nuke talks

Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) shakes hands with South Korean President Park Geun-hye at ...

Malaysian PM urged to come clean

  PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia:  A global anti-corruption conference opened in Malaysia...

Nepal police kill five protesters

Activist chants slogans during a protest demanding Nepal be declared a Hindu state in Kathm...

China's Xi calls indicted Sudanese leader Bashir 'old friend'

BEIJING:   China's President Xi Jinping on Tuesday welcomed Sudanese Presiden...

Malaysian police summon anti-PM protest organisers

File Photo: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak KUALA LUMPUR: The organisers of a m...

Indonesia is better prepared to face global volatility-IMF head

Indonesian President Joko Widodo (R) talks to The International Monetary Fund managing dire...