18 Apr 03:38 PM

At least 21 revellers were killed en route to a wedding when their truck flew off a bridge, police said Wednesday, the latest horrific crash on India’s accident-prone roads, AFP reported. Read Full Story »

16 Apr 02:44 PM

A well-known gay rights lawyer and environmental advocate burned himself to death in New York City on Saturday in a grisly protest against ecological destruction, the Associated Press reported. Read Full Story »

Syria air strikes: US and allies attack 'chemical weapons sites'

14 Apr 04:12 PM

The US, UK and France have bombed multiple government targets in Syria in an early morning operation targeting alleged chemical weapons sites, BBC reported. Read Full Story »

Chinese baby born four years after parents' death

12 Apr 02:10 PM

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11 Apr 03:23 PM

At least 100 people were killed in a military plane crash in Algeria on Wednesday, local media said, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

Boao Forum for Asia 2018 kicks off in China

Anuj Kumar Adhikari 10 Apr 08:14 PM

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Syria war: At least 70 killed in suspected chemical attack in Douma

08 Apr 03:11 PM

At least 70 people have died in a suspected chemical attack in Douma, the last rebel-held town in Syria's Eastern Ghouta, BCC reported quoting rescuers and medics. Read Full Story »

Malaysia's PM Najib dissolves parliament

06 Apr 04:00 PM

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak announced the dissolution of parliament on Friday, paving the way for a tough election where the embattled leader will face off against his old mentor and the country’s most seasoned campaigner Mahathir Mohamad, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

South Korean court jails former president Park for 24 years

06 Apr 03:56 PM

A South Korean court jailed former President Park Geun-hye for 24 years on Friday over a scandal that exposed webs of corruption between political leaders and the country’s conglomerates, Reuters reported.Read Full Story »

Sixty eight killed in Venezuelan police station riot and fire

29 Mar 01:24 PM

A rioting and fire at a police station in the Venezuelan city of Valencia, in Carabobo state, has left 68 people dead, BBC reported quoting government officials. Read Full Story »

At least 53 die in Russia shopping mall fire

26 Mar 12:46 PM

At least 53 people were killed by a fire in a shopping mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry said on Monday, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

Lalu Prasad Yadav sentenced to 14 yrs in prison in fourth fodder scam case

24 Mar 02:13 PM

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav was today sentenced to 14 years in jail and fined Rs 60 lakh by a special CBI court in the fourth fodder scam case pertaining to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 3.13 crore from the Dumka treasury in the early 1990s, a CBI counsel said, The Economic Times reported. Read Full Story »

Putin wins another six years at Russia's helm in landslide victory

19 Mar 10:00 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin won a landslide re-election victory on Sunday, extending his rule over the world’s largest country for another six years at a time when his ties with the West are on a hostile trajectory, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

China's parliament re-elects Xi Jinping as president

Anuj Kumar Adhikari 17 Mar 02:00 PM

China’s top legislature—National People’s Congress (NPC)—unanimously re-elected Xi Jinping as the president of People’s Republic of China for the second term on Saturday. Read Full Story »

Anuj Kumar Adhikari 14 Mar 08:26 PM

China on Wednesday elected Wang Yang as the chairman of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), the top political advisory body. Read Full Story »

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking dies

Post Report 14 Mar 09:51 AM

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India's top court upholds passive euthanasia in landmark judgment

09 Mar 08:35 PM

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06 Mar 09:52 PM

A Russian military transport plane crashed in Syria on Tuesday, killing all 32 people on board, Russian news agencies quoted the Defence Ministry as saying, an incident that sharply raises the death toll from the Kremlin’s Syria operation. Read Full Story »

Sri Lanka declares state of emergency after Buddhist-Muslim clash

06 Mar 06:41 PM

Sri Lanka declared a nationwide state of emergency for 10 days on Tuesday to stop the spread of communal violence, a government spokesman said, after clashes erupted between majority Buddhists and members of the minority Muslim community, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

31 killed as wedding party truck plunges into drain in Gujarat

06 Mar 05:05 PM

A truck carrying wedding party guests plunged into a dry river bed in western India on Tuesday, killing at least 31 people and injuring dozens, including children. Read Full Story »

China’s top political advisory body starts annual session

Anuj Kumar Adhikari 04 Mar 08:30 AM

China’s top political advisory body started its annual session Saturday afternoon in Beijing with the aim to propel the country towards a “great modern socialist country.” Read Full Story »

26 Feb 01:37 PM

A powerful earthquake rattled forest villages and a large gold mine in central Papua New Guinea early Monday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries, Associated Press reported. Read Full Story »

Plane crash in Iran kills 66

Post Report 18 Feb 02:11 PM

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Post Report 18 Feb 09:59 AM

A Delaware judge has approved the bankruptcy reorganisation plan submitted by Japanese auto-parts supplier Takata. Read Full Story »

Mexico earthquake: Strong tremor hits Oaxaca state

17 Feb 02:10 PM

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake has hit south-western Mexico, causing buildings to shake in the capital Mexico City, about 350km (217 miles) away, BBC reported. Read Full Story »

At least 17 dead US school attack

15 Feb 09:01 AM

At least 17 people are dead after a 19-year-old man opened fire at a high school campus in Parkland, Florida, reported BBC quoting the local authorities. Read Full Story »

Bangladesh ex-PM jailed for 5 years on graft charges

Post Report 08 Feb 05:24 PM

Former Bangladesh Prime Minister and opposition leader Khaleda Zia was jailed for five years for corruption on Thursday as thousands of supporters took to the streets of the capital to protest her innocence, Reuters reported. Read Full Story »

Abdul Hamid re-elected president of Bangladesh

Post Report 07 Feb 01:10 PM

Abdul Hamid has been elected the president of Bangladesh for a second term after he became the only candidate to file the paper for the presidential election. Read Full Story »

06 Feb 02:23 PM

Maldives police have arrested the country's chief justice of the Supreme Court as a political crisis worsens in the Indian Ocean nation, BBC reported. Read Full Story »

 90 migrants feared dead as boat capsizes off Libya

02 Feb 05:54 PM

Ninety migrants are feared drowned after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast, says the UN's migration agency. Read Full Story »

Petrol bomb thrown at Suu Kyi’s villa, no injuries

01 Feb 04:29 PM

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Eight-month-old baby raped in India capital Delhi

30 Jan 10:58 AM

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28 Jan 11:05 AM

Gunmen shot and killed at least 14 people early on Saturday in a crowded dance club in the northeastern Brazil city of Fortaleza, Reuters reported quoting authorities. Read Full Story »

At least 41 people killed in South Korea hospital fire

The Korea Herald/ann 26 Jan 12:01 PM

At least 41 people have died in a fire that broke out at a hospital in Miryang, South Gyeongsang Province in South Korea on Friday Read Full Story »

Lalu Prasad Yadav sentenced to 5 years in jail in third fodder scam case

24 Jan 04:01 PM

The Special CBI Court has sentenced RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav to five years in prison in the third fodder scam case on Wednesday.Read Full Story »

Indonesian office workers flee as quake shakes capital

23 Jan 04:12 PM

Office workers fled high-rise buildings in the Indonesian capital on Tuesday after a strong earthquake shook the city, but there were no immediate reports of deaths or injuries. Read Full Story »