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North Korean state media on Wednesday slammed former US vice president Joe Biden as an "imbecile" and a

Saudi Aramco to buy liquid natural gas from US company

Saudi Arabia's state owned oil company will begin buying liquid natural gas from a

BJP takes lead in Indian polls

Narendra Modi’s BJP is ahead in enough constituencies that it would win an outright

Don't be afraid: Rahul's message to party

A day before the counting of votes, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has urged party men to be "alert

Duterte tightens grip on power in Philippine polls

Allies of President Rodrigo Duterte stormed to a landslide victory in midterm polls, final results showed Wednesday, dissolving

Air raids kill 12 civilians in Idlib

Air strikes by Damascus or its ally Moscow killed 12 civilians in a market in Syria's Idlib province,

Turkey preparing for possible US sanctions

Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential US sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile

Duterte tightens control over Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has won resounding support in

India's Election Commission rejects ballot tampering claims

India's Election Commission rejected opposition fears of possible tampering of electronic voting machines ahead

Indonesian police fire tear gas to break up election protest

Indonesian police fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president's re-election

Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing

Modi pays tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniv

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi paid tribute to former

Kashmir group seeks UN probe into torture

A prominent rights group in Indian-controlled Kashmir is advocating for the United Nations to establish a commission of inquiry

Sherpa climbs Everest twice in a week, setting record 24 ascents

A Nepalese Sherpa has set a new Mount Everest record, making it to the top for the 24th

'Yemen rebels launch new drone attack'

Saudi Arabia has said that Yemen's Houthi rebels have launched a bomb-laden drone targeting civilian infrastructure in a

Lam presses on with extradition bill undeterred

Hong Kong's leader said on Tuesday that her administration was determined to push through an extradition bill that

Japan anti-groper app becomes smash hit

A Tokyo police smartphone app to scare off molesters has become a smash hit in Japan, where women

Pranab steps in on EVM tampering row

A day after Pranab Mukherjee lauded the Election Commission for conducting the 2019 national elections perfectly, the former

Kashmir group seeks UN probe into torture by India troops

A prominent rights group in Indian-controlled Kashmir is advocating for the United Nations to

Indonesia presidential candidate Prabowo rejects election results

 Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto said on Tuesday he does not accept official election

'Mother of Satan' bombs show foreign hand in Sri Lanka bombings: investigators

One month after the Sri Lanka suicide attacks that killed more than 250 people,

'Mother of Satan' bombs show foreign hand in Sri Lanka bombings: investigators

One month after the Sri Lanka suicide attacks that killed more than 250 people,

Saudi media accuses Yemen rebels of missile fire at Mecca

Saudi-owned media accused Yemeni rebels Tuesday of targeting Islam’s holiest city Mecca after Riyadh

Sherpa guide climbs Everest 24th time, outdoing own record

A Sherpa mountaineer extended his record for successful climbs

Prabowo to challenge Indonesia polls result

Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last

Official count shows Widodo reelected as Indonesian leader

Indonesia's President Joko Widodo has been elected for a

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