South Korean rescue team boats and fishing boats try to rescue passengers of a ferry sinking off South Korea's southern coast, in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, on Wednesday. (AP)
Coast guard members searching for passengers near a South Korean ferry (C) that capsized on its way to Jeju island from Incheon on Wednesday. (AFP)
NEW DELHI: Indian opposition leader and general election frontrunner Narendra Modi accused the media of smearing him over sectarian rioting in 2002 in which more than 1,000 people, mostly Muslims, die
BRUSSELS: NATO is strengthening its military footprint along its eastern border immediately in response to Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, the alliance’s chief said Wednesday.
NEW DELHI: Turnout in India’s multi-phase election is so far almost eight percentage points higher than last time, data showed Wednesday, reflecting enthusiasm for polls expected to bring the opposi
KABUL, Afghanistan: An Afghan policeman has opened fire and wounded a female lawmaker in the country’s capital, Kabul, during what authorities described as a “dispute” between the two.
ABUJA: A bombing at a bus station packed with morning commuters on the outskirts of Nigeria’s capital killed 71 people and wounded 124 on Monday, with the president blaming the attack on Boko Haram
MOSCOW: Moscow and Beijing plan to wrap up a decade of talks on supplies of Russian natural gas before President Vladimir Putin’s expected to travel to China next month, a deputy prime minister said
SYDNEY: Britain’s Prince William, his wife, Kate, and their baby son, George, have arrived in Sydney to kick off their tour of Australia.
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka on Tuesday accused Canada of undermining the Commonwealth to score political points after it announced a suspension of funding while the island nation chairs the group.
DHAKA: Bangladesh police said Tuesday they will press murder charges against the owner of a nine-story building that collapsed and killed 1,135 garment workers last April, the worst industrial disa
NEW DELHI: Hardline nationalist opposition leader Narendra Modi and his allies were forecast to win an overall majority in India's elections in a poll Tuesday, dealing another blow to the beleaguered
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