North Korea confirmed on Saturday that an American retiree and Korean War veteran has been detained for 'hostile acts' against the communist country and released a written apology for his alleged crimes.
China on Tuesday dispatched its sole aircraft carrier on its first training mission to the South China Sea amid rising tensions with neighbouring countries over the ownership of islands in the region and Beijing marking an air defence zone over waters in dispute with Japan.
Li Zhifei, an assistant research fellow with the National Institute of International Strategy think tank, says the "feud over water resource allocation has sparked more claims in India that China poses a threat to the security of other countries".
Forgot your wife’s birthday? Well, don’t lose sleep over it, you could have done worse. A couple, in their rush to catch a flight, forgot their five-year-old sleeping son in a taxi at the Dubai airport.
The Libyan government gave tacit approval to a US operation in its country for capturing alleged al Qaeda suspect Abu Anas Al-Libi last Saturday in Tripoli, the US security sources have said.
Thousands of bullets, illegally manufactured at a gun shop in Malta's second largest island of Gozo, were delivered to the country's main island and shipped to Libya, a local court has heard here.
India on Thursday said a stable maritime environment, including the right of passage and unimpeded commerce in the South China Sea (SCS) in accordance with international law, is essential to realise the collective regional aspirations of Asian countries.
Rebel groups executed at least 67 civilians and took hostage 200 others from Alawite villages in Syria in August, Human Rights Watch reported Friday, saying this constituted war crimes.
In a bid to contain China’s influence in the Indian Ocean region, India and Indonesia on Friday decided to enhance their maritime cooperation even as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called for early ratification of the extradition treaty between the two countries.
A Chinese investigative journalist, Liu Hu, has been arrested after he leveled corruption allegations against government officials on his microblog. Suthirto Patranobis reports.
Syrian air force warplanes bombarded rebel-held targets close to a major chemical weapons facility on Friday in fighting that highlights the perils facing an international mission to eliminate President Bashar al-Assad's chemical arsenal.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today concluded his four-day visit to Brunei and Indonesia and left for home, expanding India's 'Look East' policy to beyond economic ties and to co-operation in areas like security, anti-terrorism, disaster management and combating corruption.
A pickup truck packed with explosives blew up at an Iraqi vegetable market on Saturday, police said, killing 17 and wounding dozens in the latest outbreak of violence to hit the country.
A major clean-up operation was under way in the Philippines on Sunday after Typhoon Nari pounded the archipelago's north, leaving 13 dead, as authorities issued a storm warning for the east of the country.
Gunmen abducted six Red Cross workers and a local volunteer of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent in northwest Syria on Sunday, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said.