Tokyo (AFP) - Japan scrambled military jets Sunday to counter three Chinese military planes that flew near Japanese airspace, defence officials said.
Kabul (AFP) - Afghan Vice President Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim, formerly one of the country's much-feared warlords, has died of natural causes, officials said Sunday, adding that three days of national mourning would be held.
By Danilo Masoni and Francesca Piscioneri
PORCIA, Italy (Reuters) - The boxy white and grey factory of this rainy northern town makes fewer than half the washing machines it did when It...
SANAA (Reuters) - At least 30 people were killed over two days of clashes between Shi'ite Muslim insurgents and Sunni Salafi tribesmen in Yemen's northwestern al-Jawf province, the provincial governor...
New Delhi (AFP) - One Indian worker was killed in an accident during construction of a nuclear submarine, a defence statement said Sunday, the latest in a string of deadly mishaps to hit the navy.
Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Malaysia on Sunday launched a terror probe into the disappearance of a passenger jet carrying 239 people and the United States sent the FBI to investigate, as anguished relatives begged for news of their loved ones.
By Nelson Renteria and Michael O'Boyle
SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - A former Marxist guerrilla leader is expected to win El Salvador's presidency on Sunday after promising to expand social ...
By Sui-Lee Wee and Li Hui
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has curtailed the power of the ruling Communist Party's Political and Legal Committee, a secretive body overseeing the security servi...
By John Ruwitch
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A wildcat strike at an IBM factory in southern China illustrates how tectonic shifts under way in the country's labour market are emboldening worker...
Concern over a possible terrorism link to a missing plane has grown as Malaysia says it is investigating four people who were on flight MH370.
China says it will tighten environmental legislation and force polluters to pay compensation.
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