AFP Colombo The strongman leader of the Maldives on Monday conceded defeat in the presidential election, easing fears of a fresh political crisis in the archipelago at the centre of a battle for influence between India and China. ..
Thomson Reuters Foundation KUALA LUMPUR The destruction of crops by a powerful typhoon will push people in the Philippines deeper into poverty and prolong recovery efforts, aid agencies said as they called for more assistance for ..
BANGKOK: Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha is"interested in politics,"he said on Monday, a sign that he sees a public role for himself after a general election promised next year. May next year is the most recent deadline ..
Vietnam's appointment of its first female president belies a deep gender imbalance in the communist country's politics and society and will do little to improve women's rights, advocates said on Monday. Dang Thi Ngoc ..
Jakarta: An Indonesian teenager survived seven weeks adrift at sea some 2,500 kilometres away in waters near the Pacific island of Guam. Aldi Novel Adilang working solo on a fishing hut anchored about 125 kilometres off ..
tribune.com.pk ISLAMABAD The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition seeking disqualification of Prime Minister Imran Khan for not being sadiq (truthful) and ameen (righteous) under the Constitution. The petition was ..
Reuters YANGON Myanmar's army chief on Monday warned against foreign interference as world leaders gather at the United Nations to find ways to hold the country's powerful generals accountable for atrocities against ..
islamabad: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi termed India's decision to withdraw from holding dialogue with Pakistan as disappointing and a violation of diplomatic norms."Agreeing to talks and then cancelling them is ..
dpa Islamabad More than 250,000 health workers have fanned out across Pakistan to vaccinate millions of children against polio in a week-long drive, officials said on Monday, in the country's push against the crippling ..
AFP Colombo A Maldives court released a political prisoner and heard appeals for freedom from several others on Monday, including a former president, just hours after strongman leader Abdulla Yameen conceded a shock election ..
Thomson Reuters Foundation vietnam Vietnam's appointment of its first female president belies a deep gender imbalance in the communist country's politics and society and will do little to improve women's rights, ..
philstarglobal MANILA, Philippines The conspiracy to oust President Duterte starting Sept. 21 fizzled out, but the plot called"Red October" is still on, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) warned over the weekend. "There ..
Manila: The Philippines on Monday braced for Typhoon Trami which could trigger fresh landslides just a week after another typhoon and monsoon rains left about 150~people dead. Rescuers were still searching for about 80 people ..