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    Naidu elected VP in another boost for Modi

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 01:35am on August 06, 2017

    India’s ruling party candidate M Venkaiah Naidu was elected vice president in a parliamentary vote on Saturday, enabling the party to boost its political standing...

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    Six Buddhists killed

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:34am on August 05, 2017

    Suspected insurgents killed at least six members of a Buddhist ethnic minority in western Myanmar on Thursday, the government and regional sources said, amid spiralling...

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    India building up troops amid border stand-off: China

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 01:02am on August 04, 2017

    China’s foreign ministry on Thursday said India has been building up troops and repairing roads along its side of the border amid an increasingly tense...

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    Two former Thai PMs acquitted over 2008 protest deaths

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:49pm on August 02, 2017

    Thailand's highest court on Wednesday acquitted two former prime ministers and two former top police officers over their role in a 2008 crackdown on anti-government...

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    Russia to expel 755 US diplomats

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on August 01, 2017

    President Vladimir Putin on Sunday said the United States would have to cut 755 diplomatic staff in Russia and warned of a prolonged gridlock in...

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    Typhoon injures 81 in Taiwan as another storm approaches

    Associated Press | Updated at 10:25am on July 30, 2017

    Taiwan's first typhoon of the year left 81 people injured and coastal towns flooded as the island braced for a second tropical storm Sunday. Howling...

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    North Korea tests another ICBM, claims all of US in strike range

    Reuters | Updated at 11:23am on July 29, 2017

    North Korea said on Saturday it had conducted another successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile that proved its ability to strike all of America's...

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    North Korea launches ‘medium-range’ missile

    Agencies | Updated at 12:49am on July 29, 2017

    A missile fired by North Korea on Friday appeared to be a ‘medium-range’ weapon, the Russian military said, as the West and its allies reacted...

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    China, India locked in high-stakes, high-altitude border row

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:57am on July 28, 2017

    A border standoff between Chinese and Indian troops on a remote Himalayan plateau has heightened long-standing tensions while ensnaring a tiny kingdom, Bhutan, between the...

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    China to ‘step up’ troop deployment

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:43am on July 25, 2017

    China warned on Monday that it will step up its troop deployment in a border dispute with India, vowing to defend its sovereignty at ‘whatever...