Category: Asia

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Children die as Rohingya boat capsizes

At least 12 people have died after a boat packed with Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar capsized near Bangladesh, ...

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Suicide attackers hit Indian army camp in Srinagar – Kashmir

Suicide attackers have hit an Indian army camp in Srinagar in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials said. Three Border Security Force (BSF) ...

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Six dead in suicide attack near Shiite mosque in Kabul

KABUL – Six people were killed and 16 others wounded when a suicide attacker posing as a shepherd blew himself ...

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Mumbai railway station stampede kills 15 amid heavy rain

A stampede at a Mumbai railway station has left 15 people dead and injured about 20, Indian officials say. The ...

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More than 120,000 flee menacing Bali volcano

BALI – More than 120,000 people have fled the region around the Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian tourist island ...

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Freed Indian priest returns home from Yemen, meets Modi

NEW DELHI – An Indian Catholic priest has returned to India after being freed from 18 months of captivity in ...

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N.Korean businesses in China will stop under new UN sanctions

BEIJING – China’s commerce ministry said Thursday that North Korean firms or joint ventures in China will be shut within ...

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US airstrikes kill ’20 militants’ in Afghanistan

KABUL – Twenty suspected militants were killed in two separate U.S air strikes in eastern Nangarhar and southeastern Paktia provinces ...

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Philippine child fighters ‘watched beheading videos’

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Child fighters as young as 10 were groomed by pro-Daesh terrorists on videos depicting torture and killing, ...

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US defense chief, NATO head on surprise Afghan visit

KABUL – Over a dozen rockets hit Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport Wednesday, an hour after the U.S. Defense Secretary ...