Bangladesh upholds opposition politician’s death sentence

Salauddin Quader Chowdhury (C) is a key figure in the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalis...

Cameron in Singapore

British Prime Minister David Cameron, his Minister of State for Small Business Anna Soubry ...

Malaysian PM reshuffles cabinet, dumps deputy after 1MDB criticism

Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak announces a new Deputy Prime Minster Ahmad Zahid ...

UK PM’s £1bn loan to Indonesia

Indonesian President Joko Widodo and British Prime Minister David Cameron arrive for a meet...

Secularism to go from Nepal constitution

Singha Durbar, the seat of Nepalese government.   Kathmandu: In a major chan...

Maldives president slams foreign ‘meddling’ in island affairs

Colombo: Maldives President Abdulla Yameen has lashed out at perceived foreign interference...

Three die as plane crashes in Tokyo

The tail section of a crashed light plane and a burning house are seen after the plane went...

After quake, monsoon troubles for Nepal

Kathmandu: As dark clouds loomed overhead, Rabi Baral hurriedly secured his tent to the gro...

Hong Kong gets back to farming

Volunteers harvest rice in a paddy field in Long Valley, Ho Sheung Heung district of the no...

Malaysia suspends two  dailies for news on graft

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian government’s crackdown on the media and dissenters widene...

Trumpet of protests

Protesters blow shofars during a rally in front of the Chinese Consulate in Makati city in ...

Tokyo’s giant fish tank

Visitors watch some 800 fish transported from Okinawa during the opening day of the 48th So...

Taiwan protests China drill

China's Peoples' Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers perform a drill at the Ngong Shuen ...

Quake-hit Nepal reopens Annapurna circuit after experts give all clear

KATHMANDU: Nepal reopened its most popular trekking trail to tourists on Thursday after int...

China puts 16 rigs in disputed waters

Two Chinese-built platforms in the South China Sea. China has put 16 drilling rigs close to...

Japan defence paper slams China

Japan’s ground self defence forces’ type 92 anti-landmine missile firing while ...

Answers sought from Abbott on boat

Sydney: Australian refugee groups yesterday demanded the government provide answers about a...

MERS virus impacts South Korean tourism

Seoul: The recent outbreak of the deadly MERS virus in South Korea has left the country&rsq...

Japan PM defends security change after support slides

TOKYO: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (pictured) defended controversial security bills ...

Aquarium’s dophin baby

A baby bottlenose dolphin (top) swims beside his mother at the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise aqua...

Suu Kyi invokes father’s legacy

Yangon: Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi invoked the memory of her assassinated father yest...