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)
KUALA LUMPUR: China has postponed the transfer of a pair of two giant pandas next week, authorities in Malaysia said.
ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR: Clashes this week between two competing factions of the Pakistani Taleban in the country’s remote northwest killed dozens of fighters, intelligence officials and militant command
WASHINGTON: Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is warning Russia that it could face tougher economic sanctions because of its actions in Ukraine but so far other economic powers are showing a reluctance to
GENEVA: An estimated 6,000 people, many of them Syrians and Eritreans, have been rescued by Italy’s navy in four days and thousands more asylum seekers keen to reach Europe have gathered in Libya, t
NEW DELHI: Rahul Gandhi, vice president of the ruling Congress party, has accused opposition election frontrunner Narendra Modi of hypocrisy over his belated disclosure that he is married.
India’s supreme court Friday ruled that absentee voting was not possible for the diaspora during the ongoing elections.
BERLIN: Myanmar’s opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi warned Friday that her country, despite a spate of reforms hailed by the international community, “is not yet a d
MUMBAI: Better known for its romantic escapism, Bollywood is releasing a series of political satires during India’s election season that poke fun at corrupt lawmakers and religious tensions.<
NEW DELHI: The mother of a student who was fatally gang-raped on a bus led the outrage Friday against an Indian political leader who described three convicted multiple rapists as “boys”
NEW YORK: A woman hurled a shoe at Hillary Clinton on Thursday as the former secretary of state was delivering a speech at a Las Vegas hotel, but Clinton dodged it and continued with her remarks, a US
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