SRINAGAR: A fierce gunbattle killed two soldiers and five suspected militants Saturday in Indian-administered Kashmir near the de facto border with Pakistan, army officials said.
ISLAMABAD/KABUL: Afghanistan’s government on Saturday appealed to Pakistan to take action to find and free a former provincial governor who has been kidnapped in Islamabad.
SYDNEY: An Australian man who woke from a coma speaking fluent Mandarin has found love on a Chinese dating show.
ALMATY, Kazakhstan: A fire broke out on Saturday at a construction site where Central Asia’s tallest tower is being built in the Kazakh capital Astana, the Kazakh interior ministry said.
GENEVA/LONDON: Suspected links between the Zika virus and two neurological disorders, microcephaly in babies and Guillain-Barre syndrome, should be confirmed within weeks, the World Health Organizatio
BURNS, Oregon: The four holdouts in the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon surrendered on Thursday with the last protester repeatedly threatening suicide during a dramatic final p
MONTERREY, Mexico: A prison riot that left 49 inmates hacked, beaten or burned to death opened searing questions about gang rule, extortion and human rights violations in Mexico’s overcrowded prisons,
WASHINGTON/CAMBRIDGE, Mass.: Scientists for the first time have detected gravitational waves, ripples in space and time hypothesized by Albert Einstein a century ago, in a landmark discovery announced
WASHINGTON: Two days after her humiliating New Hampshire defeat, White House hopeful Hillary Clinton sought to regain the upper hand against her Democratic rival Bernie Sanders in their debate Thursda
GLENDALE, Arizona: Two 15-year-old girls are dead after a shooting at a Glendale, Arizona, high school this morning, police said.
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