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Morning attack by suspected militants kills 21 civilians – including 10 women – headed for Eid celebrations
Students who escaped sinking Sewol ferry reveal details of ordeal and request strict punishment of captain, crew in ongoing trial
Minister says Malaysia’s main concern is returning citizens’ bodies to provide closure to grieving families.
Roadside bomb kills 1, injures 2 other girls and 2 army rangers the night before Eid holiday in Pattani province
Azerbaijan's state-run oil company closes down private schools which it took over from Gulen-linked company
Following Sunday's communal clashes, Sri Lankans gather in capital Colombo to protest against religious and ethnic hate
Stakeholders optimistic OIC can bring together two separatist movements in name of peace.
North Waziristan residents will be given three days to leave ahead of expected escalation in Pakistan army operations
India's new cabinet is packed with political figures with a long history of loyalty to the governing Bharatiya Janata Party
Thailand denies any 'crackdown,' despite junta announcing June 11 all illegal migrant workers 'will be arrested and deported.'
Abdullah Abdullah says vote-counting should stop because of electoral fraud at June 14 polling
International community criticizes communal violence and inflammatory rhetoric in Sri Lanka
The crisis-hit project faced doubts after the World Bank pulled a US$1.2 billion loan in 2012 because of corruption allegations
Woman in Bangladesh allegedly kills husband after fight over watching World Cup matches during the night
Intelligence official tells AA that drone struck at a compound and vehicle in North Waziristan's main town Miramshah
Around 61 people - including 12 women and a child - rescued as of 2 pm local time.
Acting Transport Minister says amount is not the final figure as search is ongoing
Attacks in northwest and southwest Pakistan kill six soldiers
Rockets and mortar were exchanged between border guards at Pakistan and Iran's shared border on Monday, Pakistani officials said.
Authorities say communist insurgents planted explosives around plantation after managers refused to pay ‘revolutionary taxes’
Indian president addresses parliament after formation of new government
In a landmark ruling on extra-judicial killing, a special court on Monday awarded life imprisonment to 17 policemen who were convicted on Friday for killing a 22-year-old management student in the north Indian city of Dehradun.
Main network of Pakistani Taliban open to alliance with rivals after formation of breakaway group
Cambodia concerned by negative image of male officers cracking down on stripping female protesters
No news regarding the rest of the 19 missing students
Despite government’s attempts to convince world it is winning its war on drugs, opium production has skyrocketed in the country since 2006
28 people, including 10 attackers, were killed and 23 injured after Taliban attacked Karachi international airport.
Two trains collided in Uttar Pradesh state killing at least 40 people and injuring 100 more
A suicide bomber killed two soldiers and wounded nine others in Kabul on Monday
Narendra Modi is sworn-in as India's 15th prime minister
Minister of Religious Affairs Suryadharma resigns amid allegations of mishandling country’s fund for Hajj pilgrimage
Monday morning fire at a bus terminal multiplex kills six and injures 42 northwest of Seoul
Suicide attack on Afghanistan National Army bus kills two and injures nine
Kyrgyzstan finalizes draft deal towards creation of Eurasian economic bloc
Battle between Pakistan security forces and Taliban is spreading beyond troubled North Waziristan
Modi's comments about Bangladeshi migrants leave politicians wary of his impact on relations
Narendra Modi has tried to shed his 'divisive' image but is he really a changed man?
After receiving the Thai king’s official endorsement to head the country’s junta Monday, General Prayuth Chan-ocha threatened he “would have no choice but to use force” if anti-coup demonstrations in Bangkok continue
Soldiers armed with M16 rifles stand by as first major anti-coup protest takes place -- despite decree banning gatherings of more than 5 people
'Yellow shirt' protesters remain encamped in Bangkok, determined to march through the capital's streets Monday for 'victory day'.
The Pakistani authorities demand that three channels go off the air immediately
If Modi follows up on campaign rhetoric, India-Pakistan relationship will see no improvement
Army chief announces martial law in Thailand; underlines move 'not a coup' but others disagree
A Pakistani High Court on Tuesday summoned 63 of the country's top politicians
Kazakhstan has received foreign direct investment, mostly from EU countries, worth $180 billion after its independence
Army underlines move is 'not a coup'; martial law allows it to take control of security, but is supposed to leave government in charge of other tasks
Village left shocked after girl dies and brother loses his legs as unexploded shell goes off as they play with it
Comments underline how political crisis has divided Thailand between urban middle class and provincials in poorer north and north-east, furious their democratic right is not being respected
Thousands protest “blasphemous” morning show aired by Geo channel
FBI agent had been found with firearm ammunition in his luggage at the airport
UN Secretary-General met Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi ahead the fourth Summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia
Quake off coast of area hardest hit by 2004 Indian Ocean tremor which left 230,000 dead
Nine dead in North Waziristan due to heavy rain and flooding after eight-day curfew lifted Friday
Death toll from capsized ferry in Bangladesh reaches 54 with over 50 people still unaccounted for
Suspected Boko Haram militants on Saturday abducted ten Chinese nationals in Cameroon's northernmost city of Waza.
Incoming Prime Minister Modi is congratulated by Pakistan and Bangladesh
Residents of the troubled region breathe a sigh of relief after essential commodities start to enter their towns following the lifting of the curfew.
Since ancient times in the Southeast Asian country, royal oxen have gathered once a year for a ceremony that helps predict agricultural yields and the weather.
Ring of frozen water-filled cylinders buried underground latest attempt to contain contamination from Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant
Death toll expected to rise after vessel carrying more than 300 people goes down on river during storm
India's newly-elected PM Naredndra Modi hails landslide victory for BJP and allies
Crisis brought about by disappearance of flight MH370 seen to have accelerated airline’s mass restructuring
The Hindu nationalist with business backing, Narendra Modi will be India's next prime minister
From a sleepy Italian village to the power corridors of Delhi; Congress Party President Sonia Maino Gandhi’s journey reads like a fairy-tale.
Cambodian immigration official says appear to be leaving because of violence in Vietnam, warns if 'situation remains tense, more people will come.'
Residents struggling with hunger after relentless curfew in North Waziristan in NE Pakistan
Malaysia transport minister says search operation to focus on re-analysis of data, extensive mapping, analysis of seabed and asset deployment
Russia, under threat of sanctions from Europe and the US amid the Ukraine crisis, has been seeking new energy markets in Asia
Negotiations continue over long-standing thorn in South Korea/Japan bilateral ties
Communist insurgency claimed more than 3,000 lives over the past 8 years, according to Philippines military
Says China's actions considered destabilizing and in violation of the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea and international law
Premier Najib writes that contradictory and chaotic public message and slow start to search and rescue were a mistake
The death toll from a U.S. drone strike on a militant hideout near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border Wednesday morning has risen to 10, a security official said
Six killed when suspected rival Taliban group opened fire on vehicle in northwestern Pakistan
Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency says an independent and robust regulatory body a must for today's nuclear power plants.
After U.S. accuses China of 'provocative' drilling efforts, Beijing says U.S. must mull over its own role in region
Pakistan MPs vow to eradicate polio after warnings from World Health Organization
Death toll up to 276 as Sewol recovery teams continue efforts after operation halted by bad weather
More than 570 million people voted over nine phases of voting in Indian election
Columbia government and guerilla negotiators to address illegal drugs in Havana, Cuba with FARC guerrillas
South targets North’s leadership and nationhood in latest exchange of verbal barbs
Geo TV's fight against Pakistan intelligence agencies has led to its journalists being labelled traitors
A Muslim woman was reported killed in one of around 10 blasts late Sunday night in Narathiwat and Yala provinces
Hundreds leave northeast Pakistan's North Waziristan to escape security forces curfew
Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal will see the final stage of voting take place Monday in India's national election
One killed and 70 injured in earthquake in southern Pakistan that measured 5 on richter scale
India's Election Commission responds to criticism of bias from the Bharatiya Janata Party
Chairman of the Taipei Foundation says even though relations are difficult, economic improvement his chief concern
Kashmiris mostly chose to boycott India election, but say they will vote in a referendum
Pakistan court grants bail to FBI agent found with firearm ammunition in luggage at airport
Case relates to rice-subsidies scheme which has been criticized for opening door to corruption
8 troops killed by bomb blast in Pakistan's northeastern region North Waziristan
Infighting between two Pakistan-Taliban groups has killed 19 near Afghanistan border
World Health Organization's decision to impose polio-related travel restrictions to Pakistan is 'unjust,' health ministry says
2 killed and 25 injured when train derailed on way to southern Pakistani city Karachi
A U.S. citizen taken into custody for carrying ammunition onto a flight on Monday has turned out to be an FBI agent, a Pakistani intelligence official told Anadolu Agency on Wednesday.
Two Tehrik-e-Taliban-linked groups clash in North Waziristan using heavy weapons, security sources say
The restriction comes a day after World Health Organization imposed polio-related travel restrictions on Pakistan, Syria and Cameroon
Around the region, roads were wrecked, temples crumpled, and people ran from cover; aftershocks continued to shake region Tuesday
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