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32 dead in India lightning strikes

32 dead in India lightning strikes

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Mon, Oct 7 2013

Though lightning strikes during the June-October monsoon season are common, the weekend toll was unusually...

Muslim victims say Myanmar police aided...

Muslim victims say Myanmar police aided...

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Sun, Oct 6 2013

Victims say authorities had plenty of opportunities to prevent a series of attacks Tuesday, each more...

2-Year-Old, Gives 'birth' to own twin...

2-Year-Old, Gives 'birth' to own twin...

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Sun, Oct 6 2013

The foetus took up two thirds of Xiao’s stomach, doctors say   A 2-year-old in China gave...

Gunman kills NATO service member

Gunman kills NATO service member

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Sat, Oct 5 2013

NATO strike kills five civillians   A gunman, possibly a private security guard, shot dead...

Pakistan says evidence of Balochistan...

Pakistan says evidence of Balochistan...

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Sat, Oct 5 2013

Wants to resolve all outstanding issues with India through the process of dialogue   Pakistan...

Pakistani woman stoned to death for...

Pakistani woman stoned to death for...

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Fri, Oct 4 2013

Women’s rights groups launch an even stronger campaign to put a ban on stoning A young mother of two...

Pakistan Army Chief tipped to get new...

Pakistan Army Chief tipped to get new...

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Fri, Oct 4 2013

Sharif plans to overhaul the JCSC: Senior official   One of Pakistan’s most powerful...

Two Indian ministers quit over plans...

Two Indian ministers quit over plans...

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Fri, Oct 4 2013

Walkouts sparked by the move to split Andhra Pradesh and create a new state called Telangana  ...

India to Pakistan: State-sponsored terrorism...

India to Pakistan: State-sponsored terrorism...

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Fri, Oct 4 2013

Refutes Pakistan's argument that 'non-state actors' were behind the terror acts in India   ...

Lalu Yadav sentenced to 5 years for...

Lalu Yadav sentenced to 5 years for...

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Thu, Oct 3 2013

Convicted on charges of criminal conspiracy, corruption and cheating A former Indian federal minister...

5.3 magnitude earthquake jolts...

5.3 magnitude earthquake jolts...

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Thu, Oct 3 2013

The tremor struck 16km northwest of the Signtamat a depth of 9.7km around 12pm A 5.3-magnitude earthquake...

Road accident kills 30 in Assam

Road accident kills 30 in Assam

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Thu, Oct 3 2013

Of the deceased, 13 are children A heavy goods truck careered onto the wrong side of the road and smashed...

Bomb kills two Pakistan soldiers in...

Bomb kills two Pakistan soldiers in...

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Wed, Oct 2 2013

A roadside bomb killed two soldiers doing relief work Wednesday in a remote region of Pakistan where...

Thai woman jailed for 5 years for anti-Royal...

Thai woman jailed for 5 years for anti-Royal...

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Wed, Oct 2 2013

Thailand has some of the world’s toughest lèse-majesté laws, with royal insults punishable by up to 15...

Indian child maid in hospital in Delhi...

Indian child maid in hospital in Delhi...

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Tue, Oct 1 2013

The teenage maid was abused at home, slashed with knives and mauled by dogs A teenage girl working...

Floods in Thailand kill 23 as more storms...

Floods in Thailand kill 23 as more storms...

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Tue, Oct 1 2013

32 out of 77 provinces have experienced flooding since mid-September and 23 people have been killed ...

Death toll from Pakistan market attack...

Death toll from Pakistan market attack...

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Mon, Sep 30 2013

The blast ripped through the busy centuries-old market known as Quiswakhani, or the storytellers' bazaar,...

India’s opposition hardliner Modi pledges...

India’s opposition hardliner Modi pledges...

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Sun, Sep 29 2013

Modi described Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as weak and his government riddled with corruption India’s...

India helicopter crashes, killing five:...

India helicopter crashes, killing five:...

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Sun, Sep 29 2013

Came into contact with power cables before crash A privately-operated helicopter crashed in western...

Bomb kills 31 in Pakistan's...

Bomb kills 31 in Pakistan's...

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Sun, Sep 29 2013

Sunday's blast was outside a police station in Peshawar in an area crowded with shops and families ...

India building collapse toll reaches...

India building collapse toll reaches...

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Sun, Sep 29 2013

By Sunday morning, all 93 people listed as missing had been accounted for and the search was called off...