KHARKIV, Ukraine: Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine Wednesday, and pro-Russian rebels shot down two
JAKARTA: The ex-general who lost Indonesia’s presidential election to Joko Widodo will challenge the result in court, his campaign team said Wednesday, a move that could spell weeks of uncertainty for
MANILA: Philippine soldiers should keep clear of politics, the military’s new chief said on Wednesday, as rumors of a possible coup swirled in the capital after the Supreme Court declared President Be
FREETOWN: The head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, the government said.
JOHANNESBURG: A rhino poacher in South Africa has been sentenced to 77 years in prison in one of the heaviest penalties aimed at curbing poachers who target rhinos for their horns, which fetch a high
KABUL: The Afghan intelligence service accused Pakistan on Wednesday of stoking instability in the country by backing militants who stage attacks in Afghanistan.
KADUNA, Nigeria: A bomb tossed off the back of a motorcycle at a Nigerian Muslim cleric killed at least 25 people on a busy commercial road in the northern city of Kaduna on Wednesday, witnesses said.
NEW DELHI: India’s parliament erupted in anger on Wednesday after television footage showed a hard-line Hindu nationalist lawmaker apparently trying to force-feed a Muslim man during the fasting mo
TAIPEI: At least 42 people were killed in a plane crash in Taiwan on Wednesday, officials said, with witnesses and local media reporting the flight came down in a storm after an aborted landing.
MANILA, Philippines: Suspected Abu Sayyaf militants have freed three abducted aid workers in the southern Philippines after the government withheld anti-poverty funds, prompting an impoverished town t
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