TOKYO: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday he was calling a snap election and delaying an expected sales tax rise after figures showed Japan was in recession.
MANILA: An American man has been extradited to the Philippines to stand trial for the murder of a retired British policeman, the Filipino justice department said Tuesday.
BERLIN: The spacecraft that landed on a comet performed two tricky maneuvers Friday, by drilling into the rocky surface and rotating itself to catch more sunlight.
WASHINGTON: Former Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill, who says he fired the shots that killed Osama Bin Laden, played a role in some of the most consequential combat missions of the post-9/11 era, including th
Katmandu: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has rejected the use of a bulletproof car provided by rival India for next week’s summit of South Asian leaders in Katmandu, a Nepalese official said M
BANGKOK: Thai police said Monday they were seeking two Americans after the body parts of several babies — probably stolen from a medical museum — were found in five parcels destined for the United Sta
SEOUL: South Korea’s Asiana Airlines on Monday appealed against a government decision to suspend its lucrative service to San Francisco for 45 days as a penalty for a deadly plane crash there last yea
DHAKA: Bangladeshi Navy on Monday intercepted a ship in the Bay of Bengal carrying hundreds of migrants being taken to Malaysia by people-smugglers, officers said.
OSLO: A peacebroker accused of helping to fund Sri Lanka’s separatist war acknowledged Monday that Tamil rebels had been induced to engage in the peace process but said payments were made with the gov
BRUSSELS: The EU agreed Monday to blacklist more Ukrainian separatists but stopped short of fresh economic sanctions against Russia, as Moscow expelled several diplomats in a deepening of the worst Ea
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