Hong Kong former leader Donald Tsang sentenced to 20 months

Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for misconduct. Tsang led Hong Kong from 2005 to 2012 and is the most senior... More

Trump administration issues tough guidelines to widen net for immigrant deportation

The Trump administration has issued tough guidelines to widen the net for deporting illegal immigrants from the US, and speed up their removal. Undocumented immigrants arrested for traffic violations... More

India probes Zakir Naik’s links to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim

Indian investigators are probing controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik’s links with people close to gangster Dawood Ibrahim, the... More

Iraq starts offensive to retake western Mosul from ISIS

Iraq’s government announced the beginning of an offensive on Sunday to take back the western half of Mosul... More

Trump’s environment nominee Scott Pruitt sworn in

US President Donald Trump’s nominee has been sworn in to lead the Environmental Protection Agency. Scott Pruitt, a... More

Kim Jong-nam assassination: Autopsy completed on North Korean leader’s half brother

Medical workers have completed an autopsy on Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North Korea’s leader who... More

Kim Jong-nam assassination: 2nd suspect arrested in Malaisia

Malaysian police have arrested two women in the death of Kim Jong Nam, the half brother of North... More

Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns

President Donald Trump’s embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned late Monday night, following reports that he had... More

North Korea calls ballistic missile test-fire a success

North Korea says it has successfully completed the launch of a new ballistic missile, according to state media.... More

Philippines earthquake: Death toll rises to 15

Rescue official says death toll from southern Philippines quake has risen to 15 with 90 hurt. A powerful... More

Trump backs ‘One China’ policy in first call with Xi

President Donald Trump on Thursday told Chinese President Xi Jinping he would respect the “One China” policy, the... More

‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s sons injured in cartel attack in Mexico

A prominent Mexican journalist is reporting that the sons of Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman say... More

6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan coast

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Pakistan early Wednesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.... More

Myanmar monk is arrested over two huge drug hauls

A Buddhist monk in Myanmar has been caught hiding more than 4m methamphetamine pills in his monastery, police... More

A Texas boy found a rattlesnake in a toilet. Then a snake catcher found 23 more

What do you do if you find a snake in your toilet? If you’re Isac Mcfadden, you go... More

US judge blocks Donald Trump’s travel ban granting ‘nationwide restraining order’

A US judge in Seattle has issued a temporary nationwide block on President Donald Trump’s ban on travellers... More

Malaysia ship departs for Myanmar, Bangladesh carrying aid for Rohingya

A Malaysian ship carrying food, clothes and medical supplies has departed for Myanmar and Bangladesh on Friday to... More

Kanpur building collapse: Death toll climbs to 5

At least 30 people are still feared trapped under the debris of an under-construction building that collapsed in... More

Former UN chief Ban Ki-moon won’t run for S Korea presidency

A news report says former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has declared that he won’t run for South Korea’s... More

Alleged Florida airport shooter pleads not guilty

The Iraq war veteran accused of shooting dead five people at a Florida airport pleaded not guilty in... More

Zakir Naik to give Friday sermon in Malaysia

Islamic televangelist Dr. Zakir Naik will be delivering a Friday sermon in the Malaysian state of Perlis on... More

Five soldiers trapped after hit by avalanche in Kashmir

At least five soldiers are missing after a pathway cleared in the snow caved in Kashmir’s Kupwara district... More

Spain’s unemployment rate falls to 7-year low of 18.6 pc

Official figures show that Spain’s unemployment rate edged down to a seven-year low of 18.6 percent at the... More

Trump invites Indian PM Modi to visit later this year

President Donald Trump spoke by phone Tuesday with India’s prime minister and invited him to visit the United... More

4 killed as militants attack Somali town

At least four people were killed on Monday evening in an attack blamed on extremist group Al-Shabaab on... More

2 cases of bird flu detected in Bangladesh

Two outbreaks of the highly contagious H5N1 bird in Bangladesh have been found to have bird flu last... More