NEW DELHI: Almost 570 people in India have died after contracting encephalitis, commonly known as “brain fever,” health authorities said on Friday, warning the death toll may rise with more people sti
XIXI, Taiwan: The 10 survivors of Taiwan’s worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby ho
HAT YAI, Thailand: A bomb hidden in a pickup truck exploded in a commercial district in Thailand’s violence-plagued south on Friday, killing two people and wounding 31 other civilians, police said.
JAKARTA: The ex-general who lost Indonesia’s presidential election to Jakarta governor Joko Widodo mounted a legal challenge to the result Friday, alleging widespread electoral fraud and irregularitie
KABUL: Taleban insurgents intercepted two minibuses traveling through central Afghanistan and killed at least 14 passengers overnight, officials said on Friday.
ISLAMABAD: A bomb killed at least two Pakistani soldiers in the country’s northwestern tribal district where the army is carrying out a major offensive against Taleban militants, officials said.
TOKYO: McDonald’s said Friday that its restaurants in Japan had stopped selling products made with chicken from China, in a marked widening of a scandal that saw expired meat sold to fast food giants.
LAHORE: Pakistani police have arrested the son of a landowner for an assault on a 10-year-old boy which resulted in his injured arms being amputated, the latest case highlighting harsh treatment of vi
FLORENCE, Arizona: The nearly two-hour execution of a convicted murderer prompted a series of phone calls involving the governor’s office, the prison director, lawyers and judges as the inmate gasped
FREETOWN: The head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, the government said.
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