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Dozens of bodies found in Raqa mass grave: official Dozens of bodies found in Syria mass grave

Nearly 50 bodies had already been recovered from the mass grave


World's oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117 World's oldest person dies in Japan

The US-based Gerontology Research Group says that another Japanese woman, Chiyo Miyako, is now the world's oldest person in its records


Nicaraguan authorities call for peace after deadly protests Nicaraguan authorities call for peace

At least 10 people have been killed in clashes between police and protesters


Syria 'chemical' attack: Experts finally visit Douma site Chemical experts finally see Syria site

The team from the OPCW travelled to the town of Douma and collected samples and other items


17 killed as 2 dragon boats capsize in southern China 17 killed as 2 dragon boats capsize in southern China

The boats were practicing Saturday for a race in the Taohua River in the city of Guilin when the accident happened


Rohingya refugees rescued after drifting at sea for 9 days Rohingya refugees rescued after drifting at sea

Several required medical attention for dehydration and exhaustion, local authorities say


UN officials in Sweden for talks on North Korea, Syria UN officials in Sweden for talks on North Korea, Syria

They discuss weighty international issues, including developments on the Korean Peninsula and in Syria


Iran rejects US rights report as 'biased' Iran rejects US rights report as 'biased'

Iran rejects the latest US human rights report as hypocritical on Saturday


What clues might chemical experts in Syria be looking for? What clues might chemical experts in Syria be looking for?

Experts say investigators could detect if someone had tried to hide clues


China carries out aircraft carrier drills in Pacific as Taiwan tensions rise China carries out aircraft carrier drills in Pacific

The exercises take place in an area east of the Bashi Channel, which runs between Taiwan and the Philippines


Death penalty for child rape in India Death penalty for child rape in India

The Indian cabinet approves ordinance to award death penalty to those convicted of raping children up to 12 years of age


Two years for teen 'cyber terrorist' who targeted US officials UK teen jailed for US 'cyber terrorism'

Kane Gamble, 18, targeted CIA, FBI and US Department of Justice databases from his bedroom in Leicestershire


Ten killed in Nicaragua protests over pensions reform Ten killed as Nicaragua crisis deepens

It follows legislation that increased pension contributions for workers and employers and reduced overall benefits


PM Modi completes three-nation Europe tour, back in India

PM Modi completes three-nation Europe tour

The Indian Prime Minister arrives in Delhi from Berlin, the third and last stop of his tour, where he met German Chancellor Angela Merkel


Israeli fire in new Gaza border protest kills four Palestinians Four Palestinians killed in Israeli fire

More than 1,600 have been wounded by live rounds in the past three weeks


Myanmar policeman testifies arrested reporters were set up Myanmar policeman testifies arrested reporters were set up

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been detained since December 12 on charges of violating the colonial-era Official Secrets Act


2 more killed in Nicaragua social security protests: reports 2 more killed in Nicaragua social security protests

Dozens more are believed to have been wounded or arrested based on video broadcasts


Southwest Airlines accident: Authorities order mass engine inspections Mass engine inspections ordered after accident

Almost 700 Boeing 737 engines will need to be inspected worldwide over the next 20 days, regulators say


Residents: 20 dead in airstrike in Southwestern Yemen 20 killed in airstrike in Southwestern Yemen

The Yemen war has killed more than 10,000 people, displaced more than 2 million and driven the country to the verge of famine


Indonesian fishermen rescue Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar Indonesian fishermen rescue Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar

Tthe group of eight children, 25 women and 43 men has been brought ashore in their wooden boat Friday afternoon


North Korea 'halts missile and nuclear tests', says Kim Jong-un N Korea 'halts missile and nuclear tests'

The decision is aimed at pursuing economic growth and peace on the Korean peninsular


Commonwealth backs Prince Charles as next head Commonwealth backs Prince Charles as next head

Queen Elizabeth, who turns 92 on Saturday, speaks of her own "extraordinary journey" since pledging to serve the Commonwealth for life when aged 21


Democrats file lawsuit against Trump, Russia and Wikileaks Democrats sue Trump, Russia and Wikileaks

Documents filed in court allege that the campaign "gleefully accepted Russia's help" to win the election but Trump has repeatedly denied collusion


Myanmar army chief asks soldiers to obey law Myanmar army chief asks soldiers to obey law

he army chief also reminds them the sentencing of seven soldiers for a massacre of Rohingya Muslim men that was the subject of a Reuters investigation


Indonesian fishermen rescue 76 Rohingya off Aceh Indonesian fishermen rescue 76 Rohingya off Aceh

Myanmar’s persecution of its Rohingya Muslim minority has sparked an exodus of hundreds of thousands of people over land into neighboring Bangladesh


Mattis disputes report he wanted Congress to approve Syria strike Mattis disputes report he wanted Congress to approve Syria strike

Chemical weapons inspectors wait to go into Douma


Indian court acquits Modi ally jailed over deadly Gujarat riots Indian court acquits Modi ally jailed over deadly Gujarat riots

Maya Kodnani is the most senior figure convicted over the deadly 2002 Gujarat religious riots


Kathmandu airport closed after jet skids off runway Kathmandu airport closed after jet skids off runway

A Malaysian jet with 139 people on board aborted its takeoff and skidded off the runway


4 Saudi officers killed in gun attack 4 Saudi officers killed in gun attack

The attack comes as Saudi Arabia is embroiled in a long running conflict in its southern neighbour Yemen


Mahathir's wife urges Malaysian women to be 'queenmakers' Mahathir's wife urges Malaysian women to be 'queenmakers'

Women are nearly half of the 14.94 million people eligible to vote in the May 9 polls


Cubans have high hopes for their little-known new leader Cubans have high hopes for their little-known new leader

Many await to see how much power the new president will actually have


David Copperfield forced to reveal magic trick in court David Copperfield forced to reveal magic trick

Mr Copperfield has performed the trick thousands of times without incident


Amorous couples, sex workers whipped in Indonesia's Aceh Amorous couples, sex workers whipped in Indonesia's Aceh

Aceh is the only province in the world's most populous Muslim-majority country that imposes Islamic law



Syria returns Légion d'honneur award to France Syria returns Assad award to France

The move comes days after France said a "disciplinary procedure" for withdrawing the award was under way


Comey memos detailing conversations of Trump meetings published Comey notes on Trump meetings published

The memos cover Mr Trump's concerns about a lurid intelligence dossier


Indian YouTube singer has tearful reunion after 40 years Indian YouTube singer has tearful reunion

Family members burst into tears and garlanded Singh, 66, as he arrived in his hometown Thursday


Malindo Airlines plane skids off runway in Nepal Malindo Airlines plane skids off runway in Nepal

The jet carrying 139 people, was speeding down the Tribhuvan International Airport runway when the pilots detected a problem and aborted takeoff


Asian push to crack down on 'fake news' sparks alarm Asian's crack down on 'fake news'

Inflammatory stories masquerading as real news pose a particularly toxic threat in Asian countries


Newlywed couple among 7 killed in Pakistan highway accident 7 killed in Pakistan highway accident

Deadly accidents are common on Pakistan's poorly maintained roads where motorists commonly disregard traffic rules and safety standards

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