Afghanistan’s spy agency said on Wednesday two men arrested for an attack on a Kabul guesthouse, which killed four Indians, had confessed that the assault was plotted by a Haqqani Network commander in Pakistan.
Scores of divers cautiously searched a capsized ship in the Yangtze River on Wednesday for more than 400 missing people, including many elderly, as the death toll in what could be China's worst shipping disaster in almost 70 years jumped to 18.
Whistleblower website WikiLeaks offered a $100,000 bounty for copies of a Pacific trade pact that is a central plank of President Barack Obama's diplomatic pivot to Asia on Tuesday.
Philippine President Benigno Aquino made a veiled comparison on Wednesday between China's activities in the South China Sea and Nazi Germany's expansionism before World War Two.
Pakistan's Foreign Secretary has roundly rejected signing the Non-Proliferation nuclear Treaty, citing that it is "discriminatory."
The world's biggest particle smasher was set Wednesday to start unprecedented experiments after a two-year upgrade to crank up energy levels to enable it to hopefully unlock more mysteries of the universe.
Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen, who relocated to the United States after receiving death threats from radical Islamists, said on Wednesday she has not left India permanently and will return when she felt safe.
Chinese rescuers were working through the night in a desperate race to find survivors from a capsized cruise ship, with more than 400 people still missing after the boat sank in a storm on the Yangtze river.
Irwin Rose, a biochemist who shared the 2004 Nobel Prize in chemistry for discovering a way that cells destroy unwanted proteins has died at the age of 88.
The world's third longest river, the Yangtze, is China's most popular tourism attraction, despite it's tendency to flood.
Pakistan Army chief Raheel Sharif on Wednesday described the Kashmir issue as “an unfinished agenda of partition” and claimed Kashmir and Pakistan are “inseparable”, the latest in a string of comments by the country’s civil and military leadership against India.
A bomb blast hit a busy meat market in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri on Tuesday, killing as many as 50 people, an eyewitness and a hospital source told Reuters.
The Houthi fighters were killed in southern Yemen conflict zones. Residents say US drone-strikes kills Al Qaeda members. US talks with Houthi in Oman to secure US journalist's release.
Nepal has requested China to open border points in Tibet so that nearly 25,000 pilgrims from India and other countries around the world can participate in this year’s Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.