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The death of Taliban supreme leader Mullah Omar - reported by the Afghan government on July 29 - was confirmed by the Taliban on...

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Malaysia PM Najib Razak has announced that debris found on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion is to be transported to France to find...

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Yakub Memon, the man convicted of financing the deadly 1993 Mumbai bombings, has been executed in India. Yakub Memon was hanged at a prison in...

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On July 29, Afghanistan’s secret services have confirmed that Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for two or three years in a...

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According to Afghanistan’s security services, Taliban supreme commander and spiritual leader Mullah Mohammed Omar Mujahid died two years ago in Pakistan. It appears Mullah Omar...

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The leader of banned Sunni militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi in Pakistan, Malik Ishaq, has been shot dead, police say. Malik Ishaq, who had been detained last...

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Chinese shares have recorded their biggest one-day fall for more than eight years following a sell-off towards the end of the trading day. The Shanghai...

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A man accused of making an online threat to kill US Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert has been arrested in Seoul, the Yonhap...

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A bag with NZ$1 million ($667,000) went missing after it fell while being moved at Hong Kong International Airport. The bag was one of 13,...

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Pakistan’s Supreme Court has suspended the execution of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman convicted of blasphemy. Asia Bibi, who has been on death row for...

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Typhoon Nangka made landfall in southern Japan on July 16. Authorities urged at least 350,000 people to leave their homes. Typhoon Nangka hit the island of...

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China’s economic growth beat expectations in Q2 2015, but it was still the weakest showing since the global financial crisis. The world’s second largest economy...

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Laibach will be the first foreign band to perform in North Korea, director Morten Traavik has confirmed. Morten Traavik has arranged for the group to...

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At least 27 Hindu pilgrims have been killed in a stampede on the banks of a holy river in the southern Indian state of...

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South-east Australia is facing some of its coldest weather in decades, thanks to an icy cold snap. A series of chilly Arctic fronts have swept...

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Typhoon Chan-hom has hit eastern China in Zhejiang province. Almost one million people have been evacuated from coastal areas in anticipation of a typhoon carrying...

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According to new reports, the manager of a terrapin farm near Pyongyang, was shot on the orders of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un following...

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World's oldest man Sakari Momoi has died in Tokyo at the age of 112. The Japanese, a former high school principal and father of five,...

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King Tupou VI of Tonga has been formally crowned, more than three years after ascending to the throne. Foreign royals, including the Crown Prince of...

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A military transport plane crashed in a residential area of the Indonesian city of Medan killing more than 100 people. The Hercules C-130 plane hit...

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Two people have died in Japan after one of them set himself on fire on board a Shinkansen bullet train, public broadcaster NHK reports. The...

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Hundreds of people were injured when fire ripped through crowds at a party at Formosa Water Park outside Taiwan's capital Taipei. Saturday's incident at the...

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North Korea has released pictures of a new airport terminal in Pyongyang. Several pages of the daily newspaper Rodong Sinmun showed images of Kim Jong-un...

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Police have raided Toyota Motor Corp.’s headquarters in Toyota City, as well as its offices in Tokyo and Nagoya, following the arrest a senior...

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Pakistan has declared heat wave emergency as the death toll topped 450 in southern Sindh province. The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said it had...