KABUL: A Taleban suicide attack targeting a Turkish diplomatic vehicle belonging to the NATO mission killed two people in Kabul Thursday, highlighting the fragile security situation as the Afghan gove
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s new government on Thursday slammed the police for dragging their feet over high-profile cases including the murders of journalists and corruption under the previous regime.
WASHINGTON: The US Senate is moving forward on funding the Homeland Security Department, but it is unclear whether the House will pass legislation two days away from a partial agency shutdown as conse
PARIS: One of three Al-Jazeera journalists arrested for flying a drone in Paris will appear in court next week after pleading guilty, a judicial source said on Thursday.
ISLAMABAD: Almost every Pakistani citizen has a cellphone, but from now on, Big Brother is checking to make sure their name, number and fingerprints are on record.
SYDNEY: Two men from Malaysia and Hong Kong have been charged with smuggling more than 100 kilograms (220 pounds) of crystal methamphetamine worth 65 million Australian dollars ($50 million) into Sydn
Manila: French President Francois Hollande called Thursday for a climate change “alliance” with the Philippines that could spur similar co-operation between rich and poor nations at a crucial UN summi
NEW DELHI: India’s upper house of parliament was briefly adjourned after opposition members denounced comments by the leader of a Hindu group who said Roman Catholic missionary Mother Teresa had tried
SYDNEY: A worrying number of Australian women are heading to Iraq and Syria to become so-called Islamic State group "jihadi brides", Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said, warning against notions of a "r
YANGON: Fighting between the Myanmar army and ethnic Chinese rebels has handed the long-feared military a public relations coup, with an explosion of praise on social media and even former political p
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