Pro-Russian rebels stationed in the eastern Ukrainian city of Gorlivka, Donetsk region, launch missiles from Grad launch vehicles on Saturday. Ukrainian troops pulled out of the hotspot eastern town of Debaltseve after it was stormed by pro-Russian rebels in what the EU said was a "clear violation" of an internationally-backed truce. (AFP PHOTO / ANDREY BORODULIN)
SINGAPORE: Singapore on Thursday sentenced two German men to three strokes of the cane and nine months in prison after they were found guilty of vandalizing a public train carriage.
YANGON, Myanmar: Police say they have detained more than a dozen factory workers, who were demanding higher wages and better working conditions, in a protest that follows a crackdown on students outsi
BRUSSELS: German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Russia on Wednesday that any serious violation of the current cease-fire in east Ukraine — which she described as “fragile” — would prompt Europe to im
NEW DELHI: India has banned the broadcasting of a controversial documentary in which one of the men who gang-raped and murdered a student is shown blaming the victim — a move the film’s maker called “
MUMBAI: Members of a Hindu nationalist group have forced several abattoirs in the Indian state of Maharashtra to shut after a law was passed banning the beef trade there, a leader of the group and a l
DONETSK, Ukraine: Thirty-two miners in eastern Ukraine were missing and feared dead Wednesday following an explosion at a coal mine in the rebel-held city of Donetsk.
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