Pope Francis meets with Thailand’s supreme Buddhist patriarch in a Bangkok temple.
US diplomat implicates Trump in a scheme to force Ukraine to probe a political rival.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday warned the judiciary against issuing a temporary restraining order (TRO) on his latest directive to ban the use and importation of vaping products in the country.
The Constitutional Court’s decision to strip Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit of his MP status over his controversial media share-holding on Wednesday has raised the prospect of the Election Commission (EC) pursuing a criminal case against the FFP leader.
Australia’s Prime Minister on Thursday denied his climate policies had caused unprecedented bushfires ravaging the country and insisted his government was doing enough to tackle global warming.
With no end in sight to the current drought, the Australian city of Sydney and surrounding regions will face strict new rules regarding water usage, New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced on Thursday.
A strike by a section of transport workers protesting enforcement of a new “Road Transport Act 2018” crippled the movement of buses, trucks and lorries in parts of Bangladesh Wednesday.
Israel edged ever closer to a third general election in a year Wednesday, as Benny Gantz announced his Blue and White coalition – the winner of the most seats in September’s national poll – was unable to form a government.
Shinzo Abe entered the history books as Japan’s longest-serving premier.
Johnson and Corbyn traded blows over Brexit and the health system.
63-year-old Malaysian man dubbed “David, king of fake liquor” has been arrested in a car park at a Bangkok shopping mall and admitted to having produced counterfeit foreign whisky for more than 30 years, according to police.
The billionaire frontman of Thailand’s anti-military bloc was stripped of his MP status on Wednesday over a media shareholding case, a court ruling that could lead to him being banned from politics and jailed for up to 10 years.
In his most scathing remarks yet against Vice President Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo, President Rodrigo Duterte called her a “scatterbrain” with “kneejerk” impulses whom he would not entrust with confidential matters as she could “jeopardize” the republic.
Newly elected Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Wednesday named his brother Mahinda as Prime Minister, cementing the grip on power of a clan credited with crushing the Tamil Tigers a decade ago.
Sixteen crew members, including two South Koreans, who were held when their three vessels were seized by Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels at the weekend have been freed, Seoul’s foreign ministry said Wednesday.
Sydney is shrouded in dangerous haze as smoke from bushfires blazing along the eastern seaboard sent pollution levels soaring.
US no longer believes that Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories are illegal.
Gambia will open its case against Myanmar before the UN’s top court in December accusing the mainly Buddhist state of genocide against its Rohingya Muslims, the tribunal said Monday.
City police are gearing up to facilitate traffic and provide security during Pope Francis’s visit which begins Wednesday, according to deputy chief of city police Pol Maj Gen Jirasan Kaewsaeng-ek.
NASA scientists have confirmed, for the first time, the existence of water above the surface of Europa, one of Jupiter’s 79 moons.
More than 70 fires continue to burn in the State of Queensland.
A woman turns to police after her husband had fled with their winning lottery ticket.
A Key tunnel of China-Laos railway has been drilled through by China Railway No 8 Engineering Group (CREC-8) near the ancient Lao capital of Luang Prabang, some 220 km north of capital Vientiane.
President Rodrigo Duterte can still perform his duties “well” despite his health problems, Malacañang Palace said on Sunday.
The US and South Korea will postpone joint air drills in an “act of goodwill” towards the nuclear-armed North, US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday, after months of deadlocked diplomacy with Pyongyang.
+600 ISIS fighters and their families including women and children have surrendered.
Rouhani warns that riot-hit Iran could not allow “insecurity” after two days of unrest killed two people and saw authorities arrest dozens and restrict internet access.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has revealed that every Conservative Party candidate standing in the country’s general election on Dec. 12 has personally pledged to back his Brexit deal.
Gotabaya Rajapaksa storms to power but promised to be a president for all Sri Lanka.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has admitted that life is taking its “toll on my health”, as speculation swirls over the 74-year-old’s prolonged absences from the public eye.