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3,000 migrants saved off Libya

Rescuers saved 3,000 migrants in the waters off Libya on Tuesday as they tried desperately to reach Europe

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Islamabad (AFP) - Two American climbers have gone missing while attempting to summit a mountain in northern Pakistan, officials said Thursday, as bad weather hampered rescue operations.

Aboard Air Force One (AFP) - Barack Obama begins his 11th and final presidential trip to the Asia-Pacific in earnest on Friday, visiting China to nurture what has become arguably the world's most …

Sydney (AFP) - Australia is to start targeting jihadist support and logistics resources in Iraq and Syria, as it broadens the scope of its air war on the Islamic State group, officials said Thursday.

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Malaysia on Thursday reported its first suspected case of Zika, a 58-year-old woman believed to have contracted it in neighbouring Singapore where more than 100 cases have been …

Bangkok (AFP) - A Thai man accused of masterminding the smuggling and trafficking of Rohingya migrants fleeing Myanmar has been jailed for 35 years, a court said Thursday.

Libreville (AFP) - Two people were killed and more than a dozen injured as Gabon security forces stormed the opposition's headquarters early Thursday, as violence swept the capital after President …

Beijing (AFP) - An official measure of manufacturing activity in China rebounded to its strongest level in nearly two years last month on improving production and demand, the government said …

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