When India’s prime minister named a hardline Hindu known for his anti-Muslim speeches to head its largest state Uttar Pradesh this month, many saw it as a sign his party’s huge election win had emboldened him to pursue a more radical agenda.
A Singaporean couple who starved their Philippine maid until she weighed just 29 kilogrammes (64 pounds) were jailed Monday, in a case described as “shocking” by prosecutors who are appealing for stiffer sentences.
Chinese courts heard nearly 1.4 million divorce cases last year, according to the Supreme People’s Court (SPC).
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake that hit southwest China has affected the lives of 15,786 people, according to a latest government tally.
A total of 17 countries and regions are expected to join the fifth International Trade Fair for Laboratory Technology, Analysis, Biotechnology and Diagnostics, or Analytica Vietnam 2017, which will be held here from Wednesday to Friday.
Three Malaysian seamen kidnapped eight months ago by Muslim extremists have been found safe in the strife-torn southern Philippines, the country’s military chief said on Monday.
Iran said Sunday it will impose sanctions on 15 US companies for supporting Israel’s “terrorist actions” as part of reprisals for the increasing pressure being announced by Washington lawmakers.
Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor won the election of the fifth-term chief executive of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) on Sunday, vowing to do her utmost to safeguard the “one country, two systems” principle.
A total of 27 armed insurgents affiliated with the Islamic State (IS) group were killed after Afghan forces aircrafts targeted militants positions in parts of the eastern Nangarhar province Saturday night, the Interior Ministry said on Sunday.
At least one person was killed and 14 others were wounded early on Sunday in a nightclub shooting in Cincinnati in the mid-east U.S. state of Ohio, local media quoted police as saying.
Pro-President Trump and anti-Trump protestors scuffle during a rally on Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Huntington Beach, California.
Taiwan has confirmed a new outbreak of bird flu at two poultry farms and culled more than 14,000 birds to prevent further infection, according to the local animal inspection authority.