Twenty Chinese Uighurs use blankets to escape Thai cell

The 20 were part of the last remaining group of more than 200 Uighurs who were detained in 2014.

South Korea fears further missile advances by North this year in threat to U.S.

North Korea may conduct additional missile tests this year to polish up its long-range missile technology and ramp ...

France to take in refugees rescued from Libya by UN

Libya has long been a major transit hub for migrants trying to reach Europe.
02:09 pm GMT+7

Mugabe clings to office, dashes resignation hopes in TV speech

The 93-year-old insists on staying in power. 
09:38 am GMT+7

Reverse migration? Pollution in India's cities draws residents back to rural life

City pollution has triggered a reverse migration trend in India - from the city to the countryside.
09:21 am GMT+7

Israeli minister reveals covert contacts with Saudi Arabia

Israeli ties with many Arab countries show a dilemma that can't be explained. 
09:21 am GMT+7

Merkel fourth term in doubt as German coalition talks fail

Merkel was weakened after the election as voters were angry with her decision in 2015 to open ...
09:21 am GMT+7

Mugabe given until noon Monday to quit as President of Zimbabwe

Mugabe has been replaced by Emmerson Mnangagwa, the deputy he sacked this month.
November 19, 2017 | 09:03 pm GMT+7

Europe turns on Facebook, Google for digital tax revamp

They have revolutionized the way we live, but are U.S. tech giants the new robber barons of the ...
November 19, 2017 | 04:16 pm GMT+7

China eases foreign limits in finance as Trump leaves

Foreign firms can now own as much as 51 percent of shares in securities, funds and futures ...
November 19, 2017 | 10:45 am GMT+7

US industry gears up to save NAFTA

Their message: exiting NAFTA would be a grave mistake.
November 19, 2017 | 10:04 am GMT+7

Party set to sack Mugabe, sources say, as Zimbabweans march on residence

Mugabe's 37-year rule has been effectively at an end since the army seized control on Wednesday.
November 19, 2017 | 12:15 am GMT+7

Italy's mafia boss is dead, but his mobster still alive

'Toto' Riina is dead, but his legacy lives on as the crime group still extorts businesses. 
November 18, 2017 | 11:57 am GMT+7

North Korea rules out negotiations on nuclear weapons

N.Korea plans 'ultimate completion' of nuclear force as deterrent, claiming 'We are ready' for new ...
November 18, 2017 | 09:22 am GMT+7

Indonesia evacuates Papua villagers after separatist shootings at the police

More than 340 villagers have been evacuated from Papua as separatists group fired at the police. 
November 18, 2017 | 09:17 am GMT+7