Everest avalanche toll rises to 14: Nepalese official

  Kathmandu--The death toll from an avalanche on Mount Everest has risen to 14 and ...

Nepal quake death toll jumps to 1,805: government

  Kathmandu--The death toll in Nepal from a massive earthquake that ripped through ...

Nazarbayev tipped to win as Kazakhstan heads to the polls

President Nursultan Nazarbayev.   Astana, Kazakhstan--Polling stations opene...

Chinese search and rescue team leaves for quake-hit Nepal

  Beijing--China on Sunday dispatched a 62-member search and rescue team for Nepal wh...

Over two tonnes of cocaine seized off Scotland: French customs

      Paris--The British coastguard has seized more than two tonn...

Protests in Baltimore again after police custody death

  Baltimore--Protesters returned to Baltimore's streets Saturday to vent outrage ...

Indonesia issues execution orders for Australians, Filipino: media, lawyer

  Sydney--Two Australian drug traffickers and a Filipino woman were on Saturday giv...

60 Syria troops dead in battle for northwest town: monitor

  Beirut--At least 60 Syrian government loyalists were killed in fighting as rebels...

At least 27 killed in south Yemen fighting

  Taez, Yemen--At least 27 people were killed in Yemen on Saturday as fighting raged ...

Japan marks 10th anniversary of fatal train crash

  Tokyo--Japan on Saturday marked the 10th anniversary of the nation's worst trai...

Magnitude 7.9 earthquake hits Nepal: USGS

  Kathmandu--A powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, the Unit...

France's president warns Indonesia of consequences if Frenchman executed

  Baku--French President Francois Hollande warned Saturday that Indonesia faces d...

Australia fears worst for drug traffickers in Indonesia

  Sydney--Australia has made a last-ditch appeal for Indonesian President Joko Wido...

Russia still expecting N. Korea's Kim in May: diplomat

  Seoul--Russia is still expecting North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un to visit Moscow ...

Under-fire EU to consider military action at migrant summit

  Brussels--EU leaders gathering in Brussels on Thursday will consider launching a ...

China warns N. Korea nuclear arsenal expanding: report

  Seoul--Chinese nuclear experts believe North Korea may already have a nuclear ars...

Islamic centre tied to Australian terror accused shuts down

  Sydney--An Islamic centre in Australia linked with several men accused of terrori...

Moderate earthquake rattles New Zealand capital

  Wellington--A moderate 4.7-magnitude earthquake hit the New Zealand capital Welli...

Drone found on Japan PM office roof

  Tokyo--A small drone was found on the roof of the Japanese prime minister's o...

South Korea and US conclude nuclear deal

  Seoul--South Korea and the United States have agreed a new nuclear pact allowing ...

Tricky drafting of Iran nuclear deal to begin

  Vienna--Three weeks ago, Iranians celebrated on the streets after a framework nucle...