China has expressed regret over South Korea’s expansion of its air defence zone that partially overlaps with a similar zone declared by Beijing.South Korea’s move Sunday followed China’s announcement of a similar zone believed aimed at c
A car bomb outside a cafe and other attacks in central Iraq killed at least 15 people on Monday, officials said.The car bomb went off outside the cafe in the town of Buhriz, about 60 kilometres (35 miles) north of the capital, Baghdad, killing 12 people a
Ukraine's President has agreed to meet with the country's three former presidents to talk about defusing the tense political crisis gripping the country. President Viktor Yanukovych said on his website that the meeting, labeled "a nationwide roundtable"
A 12-year-old boy died and 10 other people were injured in police firing in Bangladesh even as the Bangladesh National Party (BNP)-led opposition alliance extended a nationwide blockade over a “death warrant” issued for senior fundamentalist l
Setting aside their differences, top American technology companies including AOL, Apple, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Microsoft, have joined hands to press the Obama Administration and the Congress to reform the secretive National Securi
Prime Minister Muhammed Nawaz Sharif on Monday raised the issue of drone strikes with visiting U.S. defence secretary Chuck Hagel and conveyed Pakistan’s deep concern to him on the matter. Pakistan has been demanding an end to the drone strikes in v
A commuter train collided with a truck hauling gasoline in Indonesia’s capital on Monday, killing at least seven people and sending a fireball of orange flames and black smoke shooting skyward. The collision in southern Jakarta killed the train en
Thailand’s government said on Monday it has proposed new elections be held on February 2, hours after Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved the Lower House of Parliament in a bid to calm the country’s deepening political crisis. Spok