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: India appointed a new navy chief on Thursday, nearly two months after his predecessor was forced to quit over a submarine accident that killed two sailors off the Mumbai coast.
DHAKA: The Bangladesh government has seized properties belonging to the owner of a building that collapsed and killed 1,138 garment workers, the worst industrial disaster in the country’s history, a
Pakistani prodigy, Haris Manzur, has broken the 800-old record of Cambridge University, UK, by becoming the youngest ever child to have passed his O Levels examinations successfully at a tender age of
The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) intends to set up a dedicated ministry for the welfare of Non-resident Indians (NRIs) on the lines of the Kerala government’s initiative if it comes to power in T
KUALA LUMPUR: A leading Malaysian politician who gained fame defending opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim in his sensational sodomy trials was killed in a road accident on Thursday, police said.
PERTH, Australia: Footage taken by a deep-sea drone should determine sooner than previously thought whether a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean is the final resting place of a missing Malaysian jetli
MOKPO, South Korea: A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea’s southern coast on Wednesday, leaving more than 280 peopl
NEW DELHI: India hosted its biggest day of voting Thursday in its marathon election, with the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty battling to save the ruling Congress party from defeat to opposition Hindu nationa
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has strongly condemned the abduction of more than a hundred girls on Tuesday from their school in North Eastern Nigeria, and called for their immediate re
MIRANSHAH: The Pakistani Taleban Wednesday said they would not extend a cease-fire called to help negotiations with the government but said they were still committed to the peace talks process.
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