At least 13 people killed in Afghanistan car bomb attack

At least 13 people have been killed and many more injured in a car bomb attack in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand, officials say. The...

US has ‘enduring’ interests in Asia-Pacific

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Wednesday the United States has "enduring" interests in the Asia-Pacific region and is working towards an orderly...

VP contenders blast Trump, Clinton at debate

Democrat Tim Kaine accused Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump of breaking a promise to release his tax records in a debate on Tuesday where...

Libyan forces claim port in IS stronghold

Forces aligned with Libya's unity government said on Friday they had taken control of the port of Sirte, making further gains in Islamic State's...

Islamic State car bomb kills more than 50 in northwest Syria

An Islamic State car bomb killed more than 50 people on Friday in a Syrian village held by rebels, a war monitor said, a...

More than 1,300 migrants rescued at sea in one day

More than 1,300 migrants were rescued in 13 separate missions in the Mediterranean on Friday, bringing the total helped over the last three days...

Nine Indians, Pakistanis die in Kuwait fire

Nine Asian residents, including children were killed and 23 others injured in a fire on Thursday at an old building used to house expat...

Thousands continue protests against government in Romania

Thousands of Romanians protested in Bucharest and other cities on Sunday against the Social Democrat government that tried to weaken a crackdown on corruption...

Libya proposes unity government cabinet

RABAT, Morocco, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Libyan Presidential Council has proposed a new cabinet lineup for a unity government in a move to...

New Maldives President takes oaths

New Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih took oaths at a ceremony held in the Maldives capital Male’ today. Speaking at the ceremony after taking oaths, Solih said that...

Maldives Police says Presidential Election priority in 2018

Maldives Police Service has said that their biggest priority in 2018 will be providing security and other obligations related to the Presidential Election. Talking on...

Indonesia teenager jailed for President Widodo insults

A teenager in Indonesia has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for insulting President Joko Widodo on Facebook. The 18-year-old student, identified as MFB...

North Korea bars Malaysians from leaving

North Korea barred Malaysians from leaving the country on Tuesday, sparking tit-for-tat action by Malaysia, as police investigating the murder of Kim Jong Nam...

North Korea missile test fails, U.S. and South say

A North Korean missile appeared to have exploded just after it was launched on Wednesday, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said after detecting...

Fillon wins France’s conservative primary

Former Prime Minister Francois Fillon won the conservative primary runoff on Sunday and is set to represent the biggest opposition party in the 2017...

Hurricane Harvey expected to be a major disaster

Texas is facing a "very major disaster" as Hurricane Harvey approaches its coastline, the state's governor says. It is now a category four storm as...

Graft probe of Pakistan PM finds wealth ‘disparity’

An official investigation into corruption allegations against Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family has found a "significant disparity" between their declared wealth and known...

Pakistan tests cruise missile

ISLAMABAD, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- Pakistan on Tuesday tested a cruise missile, the military said. The''Ra'a" has a range of 350 kilometers, the army spokesman...

Former East Timor independence fighter to contest

Former East Timorese independence fighter Francisco "Lu Olo" Guterres was on track on Tuesday to win the presidency in one round, based on early...

UK Police arrest gunman, end four-hour bowling alley siege

A suspected gunman was arrested after police ended a four-hour siege at a bowling alley in Nuneaton. Officers were called to MFA Bowl, in Bermuda...