Chinese-South African firms sign deals worth $930 mln

Deals with South African firms comes before Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Africa where he is expected to announce economic aid BEIJING – Chinese...

Philippines: Indonesian among dead Daesh-linked gunmen

Military confirms that Indonesian ‘expert bomb-maker’ found among 8 fighters killed in firefight earlier this week By Roy Ramos ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – The Philippines’ military...

Pakistan announces $5 million aid for Rohingya Muslims

Food aid among measures recommended by ministerial committee established to suggest relief efforts after protests in support of minority. By Aamir Latif KARACHI, Pakistan - Pakistan...

Pakistan: diplomats killed in helicopter crash

Ambassadors of Norway and Philippines killed as helicopter carrying diplomats crashes in Pakistan KARACHI, Pakistan - At least two foreign ambassadors have been killed in a helicopter crash...

Turkish president speaks to CNN International

President Erdogan says not Turkey but Russia should extend an apology after downing of Russian warplane that violated Turkish airspace ANKARA - Turkish President Recep Tayyip...
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Missing Trigana Airplane in Indonesia

Operational Deputy of Indonesian National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) Heronimus Guru delivers a speech during a press conference on "missing Trigana airplane" in...
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NKorea claims to have fired submarine ballistic missile

Announcement of strengthened military capabilities comes a day after threats to strike South Korean vessels without warning. SEOUL -- North Korea continued to ramp up...

Missing Chinese tycoon ‘assisting probes’: company

Statement comes after Guo Guangchang reported missing amid speculation whether he was detained as graft suspect BEIJING - Companies controlled by a renowned Chinese businessman...
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Junta-appointed Thai council debates draft charter

Reform council to discuss 315-articles until Sunday before proposing amendments to military-appointed drafting committee. BANGKOK – Thailand’s junta-appointed National Reform Council began debating Monday a...

Football: Fenerbahce drawn against Russian opponents

Istanbul club to face Lokomotiv Moscow during period of political tension between countries ANKARA - Turkey’s Fenerbahce are to face Russian side Lokomotiv Moscow in...
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Report looks at dark side of sugar concessions

Says sugar plantations misappropriated land in north Cambodian province of Oddar Meanchey. PHNOM PENH - More than 2,000 families have been affected and at least 3,000...

Indonesia: Missing plane search fails for 3rd day

With land search appearing fruitless, search and rescue operation turns focus to report 10-person craft may have crashed into sea By Ainur Rohmah JAKARTA - Three...

UN warns of increased human smuggling in Asia-Pacific

Report identifies Southeast Asia as major source, transit point and destination for migrant smuggling. BANGKOK - The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has...

South Africa to arrest ex-Israeli chiefs in flotilla case

South Africa has agreed to enforce a Turkish court’s warrants for four ex-Israeli military commanders involved in the 2010 deadly Mavi Marmara attack, police...
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Estranged Philippines rebel groups together at IOC meet

- Leader of largest faction in MNLF says met with MILF chair and a representative of Nur Misuari at Organization of Islamic Conference venue...

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