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)
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka on Tuesday accused Canada of undermining the Commonwealth to score political points after it announced a suspension of funding while the island nation chairs the group.
DHAKA: Bangladesh police said Tuesday they will press murder charges against the owner of a nine-story building that collapsed and killed 1,135 garment workers last April, the worst industrial disa
NEW DELHI: Hardline nationalist opposition leader Narendra Modi and his allies were forecast to win an overall majority in India's elections in a poll Tuesday, dealing another blow to the beleaguered
KABUL: Gunmen abducted the Afghan deputy public works minister in Kabul on Tuesday, officials said, a grim reminder of the insecurity plaguing Afghanistan as most foreign troops prepare to withdraw fr
With the election process gaining momentum and political parties promising the moon to their voters, the Samajwadi Party has taken a pragmatic view of the ongoing situation.
KIEV: Ukrainian armed forces on Tuesday launched a “special operation” against militiamen in the country’s Russian speaking east, authorities said, recapturing a military airfield
PRETORIA, South Africa: Wrapping up five days of relentless cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius at his murder trial, the chief prosecutor insisted Tuesday that he intentionally shot his girlfriend to
MAIDUGURI: Heavily armed Boko Haram rebels abducted more than 100 girls from a secondary school in northeast Nigeria, sparking a search by soldiers to track down the attackers, a security source and w
BOSTON: Boston payed solemn tribute Tuesday to the victims and survivors of the marathon bombings that traumatized the northeastern US city and stunned the nation one year ago.
BANGUI: Residents of a Central African Republic town have fled their homes after Muslim fighters overran the place and killed several people, a local official said.
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