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India to surpass China as most populous country in 2023 

The global population is projected to reach 8 billion on...

Japan ruling party wins big in polls

TOKYO: Japan’s governing party and its coalition partner scored a major...

Sri Lanka prime minister's office confirms president to resign after protests

Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has informed Prime Minister Ranil...

Myanmar's junta rolls out Chinese camera surveillance systems in more cities

Myanmar's junta government is installing Chinese-built cameras with facial recognition...

Iran enriches to 20pc with new centrifuges at fortified site

Iran announced Sunday that it has begun enriching uranium up...

Sight-seers throng Sri Lanka's ransacked presidential palace

Sri Lankans roamed through the ransacked presidential palace on Sunday...

Sri Lanka president to step down, parliamentary speaker says

Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa plans to step down, the...

How Sri Lanka protests broke Rajapaksa grip on power

These are extraordinary times for Sri Lanka - after a...

Flooding in Pakistan kills dozens as heavy monsoon rains lash the country

Intense floods killed dozens of people and left hundreds homeless...

Japan ruling party set for strong showing after Abe killing

Japanese voters went to the polls on Sunday for an...

Sri Lanka PM offers resignation

Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is willing to resign...

Muslim pilgrims perform Hajj's symbolic stoning of the devil

Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims threw pebbles on giant columns...

Thousands rescued at flood-hit Hindu pilgrimage in Kashmir

Emergency workers rescued thousands of pilgrims after flash floods triggered...

Resumption of Hajj pilgrimage brings joy, sorrow for Indonesians

For Indonesian teachers Sutrisno and Sri Wahyuningsih, embarking on the...

Sri Lanka police impose curfew, fire tear gas as unrest escalates

Police in Sri Lanka's commercial capital Colombo imposed a curfew...

Thirteen dead, three dozen missing after cloudburst in Kashmir

Thirteen people were dead and at least three dozen were...

Before shooting, Abe was up close with the crowd

Moments before he was fatally shot from behind on Friday,...

Japanese ex-PM Shinzo Abe dies after being shot during election campaign

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has died, according to...

Shinzo Abe in 'grave condition' after being shot during Japan election campaign

Shinzo Abe, Japan's longest-serving prime minister, was in grave condition...

Shanghai reopens cinemas but warns of Covid risks

Shanghai reopened most cinemas on Friday, sticking to a plan...

Shinzo Abe, Japan's former prime minister, shot and hospitalised

Japanese former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot on Friday...

Red alert for Mumbai as rains lash Indian city

India's weather department has issued a red alert for Mumbai...

Japan ex-prime minister Abe taken to hospital after apparent shooting

Japan's former prime minister Shinzo Abe has been taken to...