Twin car bombs killed around 40 people and wounded many more in a Turkish town near the Syrian border today and Turkey said it suspected Syrian involvement.
India has proposed changes to a new border defence cooperation pact drafted by Beijing and stressed both countries needed to "analyse" and "take lessons" from the recent stand-off over the Ladakh incursion. HT
An Indian-origin man was shot dead in Alor Setar, the capital of the Malaysian state of Kedah. M Nagenthiran, 30, was shot three times on Friday on the top floor of a five-storey apartment in the Taman Setia Jaya area of the city, local media reported.
A strong earthquake of 6.2 magnitude hit southern Iran early on Saturday, killing one child and injuring at least 20 others in remote, mountainous villages, state television reported.
Syrian casualties treated in Turkey show signs of being victims of chemical weapons, the Turkish foreign minister said on Friday, adding to indications that President Barack Obama's "red line" on the use of such arms may have been crossed.
South Korean President Park Geun-hye has fired her spokesperson over a sexual assault that allegedly took place during her official visit to the US, the presidential office said today.
The problems that plague the Middle East, including Iran's nuclear ambitions and Syria's civil war, require "political, not military" solutions, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Thursday.
China and India should "examine" the recent border stand off in Depsang Valley in Ladakh and be able to resolve such incidents "much quicker" in the future, external affairs minister Salman Khurshid said today.
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye's recent summit with Barack Obama was a "despicable" meeting of servant and master, North Korea said Friday in its first reaction to the talks in Washington.
Own a dog and don't know how to train it? Here's help - The Abu Dhabi Police have taken charge of training civilian dogs at their facility, teaching them to be obedient and guard their masters.
Hezbollah chief Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah says Syria will supply his Lebanese militia with "game-changing weapons."
Foreign minister Salman Khurshid's visit to China will help put "a political end" to the recent border row, a hardline Chinese daily said today.
The death of young woman in a mall triggered a rare mass protest in Beijing on Wednesday with protesters clashing with the police, forcing authorities to shut down shops and block roads.
People's Republic of China founder Mao Zedong's granddaughter has become one of China's richest people, sparking a debate about the rise of princelings in the Communist state.
The eldest brother of blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng said he was beaten up today by two men he said were government-hired thugs, which would mark a sharp escalation in harassment meted out to Chen's family.