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    Pakistan denies bail to National Geographic's 'Afghan Girl'

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:31pm on November 02, 2016

    A Pakistani prosecutor says a court has dismissed a bail plea from National Geographic's famed green-eyed 'Afghan Girl,' arrested a week ago over allegedly forged identity card papers...

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    Rahul Gandhi detained, released over ex-soldier suicide

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:51pm on November 02, 2016

    Delhi police on Wednesday detained Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi while trying to meet the family of a former army soldier Ram Kishan Grewal who allegedly committed suicide over the One Rank One Pension issue...

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    France moves Calais child migrants as row with Britain simmers

    Reuters | Updated at 05:14pm on November 02, 2016

    France began moving about 1,500 unaccompanied child migrants from the site of a demolished camp to reception centres across the country on Wednesday, as a feud with...

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    Chinese coal mine blast kills 33

    Reuters | Updated at 05:01pm on November 02, 2016

    An explosion at a coal mine in China has killed 33 people, media reported on Wednesday after rescuers recovered the bodies of 15 miners missing since...

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    Philippine military says it has killed 70 extremists

    Associated Press | Updated at 03:24pm on November 02, 2016

    The Philippine military said Tuesday it has killed 70 Abu Sayyaf extremists and captured 32 others in an offensive that began in July against the group, which is accused of kidnapping sailors...

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    20 dead, 39 rescued in Indonesia boat capsize

    Associated Press | Updated at 03:02pm on November 02, 2016

    A speedboat carrying Indonesian workers home from Malaysia capsized in stormy weather on Wednesday, and police said at least 20 people were...

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    President Park reshuffles South Korean cabinet amid scandal

    BBC | Updated at 09:37am on November 02, 2016

    South Korea's president has named a new prime minister and finance minister amid a scandal that threatens to bring down her administration...

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    Vietnam karaoke bar fire kills 13

    BBC | Updated at 09:32am on November 02, 2016

    A fire at a karaoke lounge in Vietnam has left 13 people dead, according to state media...

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    US election: Clinton accuses Trump of bullying women

    BBC | Updated at 09:23am on November 02, 2016

    Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has stepped up her attacks on rival Donald Trump, labelling him a ‘bully’ for criticising women for their looks...

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    Mosul battle: Iraqi special forces enter city

    BBC | Updated at 09:20am on November 02, 2016

    Iraqi forces have for the first time entered the outskirts of Mosul, as they attempt to drive Islamic State extremists from the northern city...