All 34 people aboard a US Airways plane escaped unhurt when the aircraft made a belly landing at Newark Liberty International Airport after experiencing landing gear problem.
One ticket-holder won a record Powerball lottery jackpot of more than $590 million, organizers said Sunday, ending a days-long American quest for a life-changing payout.
The death toll in an avalanche in the Siachen glacier region last year has risen to 128, following the recovery of three more bodies, the Pakistani military said.
North Korea on Sunday test-fired a short-range missile off its east coast, its fourth in two days, a Seoul official said.
Twelve workers have been confirmed dead after a mine tunnel collapse in eastern Indonesia, but 16 others are still unaccounted for five days after the accident, the US operator said today.
Iran is tightening control of the Internet ahead of next month's presidential election, mindful of violent street protests that social networkers inspired last time around over claims of fraud, users and experts say.
Pakistani politician Imran Khan today blamed a rival political leader for the killing of a senior member of his party, who was gunned down outside her home in the violence-plagued city of Karachi.
In the backdrop of Nawaz Sharif's positive remarks on ties with India, powerful Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has suggested Pakistan's Prime Minister - designate to take gradual initiatives with utmost caution for improving relations with New Delhi, a media report said today.
South Korea Sunday condemned North Korea's latest short-range missile launches as "provocative" and again urged it to hold talks about a suspended jointly-run industrial park.
Iran hanged two convicted spies on Sunday, one found guilty of working for Israel, the other for the United States, the Tehran prosecutor's office announced.
A gunman used homophobic slurs before firing a fatal shot point-blank into a man's face on a Manhattan street alive with a weekend midnight crowd, in a neighborhood long known as a bedrock of the gay rights movement.
Gunmen killed a senior female politician from a reformist party in Pakistan on Saturday night, the latest violent incident in a bloody election campaign and one that set off a war of words between two major opposition parties.
There are two missing pieces in the jigsaw of Indo-Pacific geopolitics. One is China's intentions and the other, of the US. The latter's Asia-Pacific policy has meandered over the past five years and is probably the reason that Beijing has played hard and soft with its neighbours - and gotten away with it. Pramit Pal Chaudhuri writes.
The way Indian and Chinese media covered the latest border dispute was a study in wide contrast. Perhaps an indicator of the role media is playing in shaping diplomacy between an imperfect but raucous democracy and an economically superior, authoritarian regime. Sutirtho Patranobis
writes. India and China bilateral trade
A Chinese man working on an energy project in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (POK) was being held on Saturday after hundreds of protesters attacked his company offices over the alleged desecration of Koran, officials said.