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China has warned Taiwan against any independence activities, after the leader of Taiwan's pro-independence opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) emerged victorious in the island's presidential election.
Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen from the pro-separation opposition has won the presidential election, signaling a growing political gap between the East Asian island and mainland China.
Incidents of self-harm among asylum seekers held in Australia's controversial detention centers are reaching crisis levels, new media reports say.
Afghan authorities say at least eleven people have lost their lives in a new US assassination drone strike in Afghanistan's troubled eastern province of Nangarhar.
Saturday, 16 January 2016 10:04

North Korea offers to stop nuclear tests

North Korea says it would stop its nuclear tests if the United States signed a peace treaty with Pyongyang and stopped its joint annual military maneuvers with South Korea.
People in Taiwan are going to the polls in a presidential election in which the East Asian island’s Nationalist Party seems likely to lose power to the pro-independence opposition.
Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani strongly condemned recent terrorist attacks in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta that left seven people, including five attackers, dead.
Friday, 15 January 2016 13:16

Indonesia arrests 3 over Jakarta attacks

Indonesia has arrested three suspects in connection with a series of terror attacks that killed at least seven people and injured 20 others in the capital Jakarta.
Friday, 15 January 2016 09:33

Indonesia arrests 3 over Jakarta attacks

Indonesia has arrested three suspects in connection with a series of terror attacks that killed at least seven people and injured 20 others in the capital Jakarta.
Asian stock markets tumble again amid concerns over China's stimulus measures and the falling oil prices.
Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawat has appeared in court on corruption charges.
ISIL’s top commander in Afghanistan and Pakistan has reportedly been killed in US drone strikes in the Afghan Province of Nangarhar.
Thursday, 14 January 2016 17:10

Iran condemns terrorist attacks in Jakarta

The Iranian foreign ministry deplored the terrorist attacks in the Indonesian capital on Thursday which killed at least 7 police officers and civilians.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi in a meeting discussed bilateral ties and the latest regional developments.
Thursday, 14 January 2016 06:44

At least 4 dead as bombs hit Jakarta

Massive bomb explosions hit the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, with reports of at least four people dead. 
Chinese media have criticized the Philippine top court's recent approval of a controversial military agreement with Washington, which would pave the way for an increased US military presence in the …
A four-hour long gunbattle between Afghan security forces and gunmen holed up near the Pakistani consulate in the eastern city of Jalalabad has come to an end after all attackers …
South Korea's President Park Geun-hye has vowed to make the necessary efforts to ensure that the UN Security Council adopts harsh punitive measure against Pyongyang over its latest nuclear test.
North Korea’s leader has ordered the size and power of his country’s nuclear arsenal to be expanded.
A bomb blast has rocked the Pakistani consulate in eastern Afghanistan prompting authorities to seal off the building.