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)
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.
JINDO, South Korea: South Korean rescuers and dive teams worked frantically under floodlights as fears rose for nearly 300 people missing after a ferry sank Wednesday with 462 on board, mostly high
PERTH, Australia: The hunt for a missing Malaysian plane suffered another setback Wednesday when a second seabed search by a mini-submarine was cut short due to “technical” troubles after the firs
MUMBAI: More than 50 Bollywood filmmakers, actors and writers on Wednesday urged Indians not to vote for the party of Hindu nationalist hard-liner Narendra Modi in the ongoing general election.
ABUJA, Nigeria: Suspected militants have struck for a fourth time in three days in Nigeria, killing 20 people including a traditional ruler in attacks in the northeast, local government and security o
NEW YORK: Muslim groups and civil liberties advocates applauded the decision by New York Police Department officials to disband a controversial unit that tracked the daily lives of Muslims as part of
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