16 Killed, 24 Injured After Blast In Afghanistan: Report

Kabul, Nov 30 (AFP): At least 16 people were killed and 24 others wounded Wednesday by a blast at a madrassa in Afghanistan's northern...

3 Killed, 23 Injured As Suicide Bomber Targets Police Truck In Pakistan

Quetta, Nov 30 (AFP): Three people were killed and 23 injured Wednesday when a suicide bomber targeted a police truck in western Pakistan, an...

Jiang Zemin, who guided China’s economic rise, dies

BEIJING Nov 30 (AP) — Jiang Zemin, who led China out of isolation after the army crushed the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests in 1989...

Colombia asks for legal status for its people already in US

BOGOTA, Colombia Nov 30 (AP) — Colombia wants the Biden administration to grant temporary legal status to its citizens now living in the United...

EU Commission proposes blocking billions in funds to Hungary

BRUSSELS, Nov 30 (AP) — The European Union’s executive branch recommended Wednesday that billions of euros of EU funds allocated to Hungary remain frozen...

South Korea Scrambles Jets After Chinese, Russian Warplanes Approach

Seoul, Nov 30 (AFP): South Korea's military said it scrambled fighter jets Wednesday as six Russian and two Chinese warplanes entered its air defence...

EU seeks specialized court to investigate Russia war crimes

BRUSSELS, Nov 30 (AFP) — The European Union proposed Wednesday to set up a U.N.-backed specialized court to investigate possible war crimes committed by...

Landslide leaves up to a dozen missing on Italian island

MILAN, 26 Nov (AP) — Heavy rainfall triggered landslides early Saturday on the southern Italian island of Ischia that left as many as 12...

Xinjiang loosens some restrictions after lockdown protests

TAIPEI, Taiwan , 26 Nov (AP) — Authorities in China’s western Xinjiang region opened up some neighborhoods in the capital of Urumqi on Saturday...

Ukraine works to restore water, power after Russian strikes

KYIV, Ukraine , 26 Nov (AP) — Ukrainian authorities endeavored Saturday to restore electricity and water services after recent pummeling by Russian military strikes...

Taiwan president resigns as party leader after election loss

TAIPEI, Taiwan , 26 Nov (AP) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen resigned as head of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party following local election losses...

Belarus’ top diplomat, ally to president, dies at 64

TALLINN, Estonia , 26 Nov (AP) — Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei, a close ally of authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko, has died at age...

China Records 1st Covid Death In 6 Months

Beijing, Nov 20 (AFP): China reported its first death from COVID-19 in six months on Sunday as it contends with a rising outbreak despite...

China, US officials to attend Southeast Asia defence meeting in Cambodia

Beijing, Nov 20 (AP): The defense chiefs of rival powers China and the US will both attend next week's expanded meeting of Southeast Asian...

Turkey launches airstrikes in Syria, Iraq a week after Istanbul bombing

Istanbul, Nov 20 (AP): Turkey launched airstrikes over northern regions of Syria and Iraq, the Turkish Defence Ministry said on Sunday, targeting Kurdish groups...

19 people lashed in northeast province for adultery, theft: Afghan official

Kabul, Nov 20 (AP): Nineteen people in northeastern Afghanistan were lashed for adultery, theft and running away from home, a Supreme Court official said...

Nuclear agency warns of renewed shelling at Ukrainian plant

KYIV, Ukraine, Nov 20 (AP) — Powerful explosions shook Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia region that is the site of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant Sunday morning,...

Police: 5 dead, 18 hurt in Colorado gay nightclub shooting

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov 20 (AP) — An attacker opened fire in a gay nightclub late Saturday, killing five people and wounding 18, officials...

South Africa faces challenges in transition away from coal

MASAKHANE, South Africa, Nov 20 (AP) — Living in the shadow of one of South Africa’s largest coal-fired power stations, residents of Masakhane fear...

20 killed in van accident as record floods haunt Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan, Nov 18 (AP) — A van fell into a water-filled ditch in Pakistan’s flood-hit south, killing 20 passengers — mostly women and...