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Helicopter crashes in Nepal mountains, killing 4 on board Helicopter crashes in Nepal mountains, killing 4 on board

KATHMANDU: A helicopter crashed in the mountains in northeast Nepal on Tuesday and four people on board…


Crocodile-skin handbag sells for a record $222,912: Christie's Crocodile-skin handbag sells for a record $222,912: Christie's

Hong Kong:  A fuchsia-coloured crocodile-skin Hermes bag has broken the record for the most expensive…


Japan Prime Minister to pledge 26% greenhouse gas cut Japan Prime Minister to pledge 26% greenhouse gas cut

Tokyo:  Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday he would pledge a 26 per cent cut in the…


Barack Obama calls on Myanmar to end 'discrimination' against Rohingya Barack Obama calls on Myanmar to end 'discrimination' against Rohingya

Washington:  President Barack Obama has urged Myanmar to end discrimination against its ethnic…


John Kerry focused on Iran talks despite broken leg John Kerry focused on Iran talks despite broken leg

Washington:  Top diplomat John Kerry remains focused on nailing down a nuclear deal with Iran and…


Ship carrying over 450 people sinks in China Ship carrying over 450 people sinks in China

A passenger ship carrying more than 450 people has sunk in the Yangtze river in central China, state…


Chinese ship capsizes on Yangtze with hundreds missing Chinese ship capsizes on Yangtze with hundreds missing

A cruise ship carrying more than 450 people has capsized in a storm on the Yangtze River in China's…


South Korean health ministry announces first MERS deaths South Korean health ministry announces first MERS deaths

Seoul:  South Korea's health ministry confirmed today that two people have died from Middle…


69 killed as tanker truck explodes in southern Nigeria 69 killed as tanker truck explodes in southern Nigeria

A runaway oil tanker truck exploded in a crowded bus station in the south of the country, igniting 11…


Women wearing jeans are reason behind earthquakes: JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman Women wearing jeans are reason behind earthquakes: JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman

During a press conference at a local hotel in Islamabad, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islami Fazl (JUI-F) Chief Maulana…


Suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 41 troops Suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 41 troops

Three Islamic State suicide bombers targeted a police base in Iraq's western Anbar province with…


Malaysia Airlines 'technically bankrupt' Malaysia Airlines 'technically bankrupt'

Malaysia Airlines is "technically bankrupt", its chief executive has said, as he announced…


US surveillance powers expire as Senate deal fails US surveillance powers expire as Senate deal fails

The legal authority for US spy agencies to bulk collect Americans' phone data has expired, after…


South Korea President Park Geun-Hye scolds health officials over MERS scare South Korea President Park Geun-Hye scolds health officials over MERS scare

Seoul:  South Korean President Park Geun-Hye scolded health officials today over their "insufficient"…


Grandma, 92, sets record for oldest woman marathoner Grandma, 92, sets record for oldest woman marathoner

San Diego:  A 92-year-old US grandmother has become the oldest woman to finish a marathon, when…

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