MANILA: The Philippine anti-corruption court on Monday ordered the family of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos surrender eight paintings by famous European artists, declaring they had been illegally acqu
KABUL: Afghanistan inaugurated its first new president in a decade on Monday, swearing in technocrat Ashraf Ghani to head a power-sharing government just as the withdrawal of most foreign troops prese
NEW DELHI: Indian police in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat have arrested more than 200 people after religious violence, a senior officer said.
GENEVA: More than 3,000 migrants have died trying to cross the Mediterranean so far this year, more than double the previous peak in 2011, the International Organization for Migration said Monday.
LAHORE: Opposition politician Imran Khan has vowed to continue his protest against Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif until the leader resigns over allegations of election rigging.
BANGALORE: Indian politician Jayalalithaa Jayaram has launched a flurry of appeals against a four-year jail sentence, in a long-running corruption case against the highly popular but controversial fig
MANILA: The Philippines dispatched an estimated 1,000-plus extra soldiers to its troubled south on Sunday to strengthen security after militants threatened to kill one of two German hostages, the mili
PESHAWAR: At least 23 militants and seven civilians have been killed in northwest Pakistan in attacks on rebel hideouts, a checkpoint clash and a motorcycle bombing, officials said Sunday.
HONG KONG: Hong Kong police used tear gas Sunday and warned of further measures as they tried to clear thousands of pro-democracy protesters gathered at government headquarters in a challenge to Beiji
KUALA LUMPUR: The difficult process of disarming the Philippines Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) after a decades-long insurgency has started, negotiators said Sunday, with the decommissioning
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