Dozens of people were killed and injured in a “terrorist attack” in China’s far western Xinjiang region, home to the mainly Muslim Uighur minority, state media reported Tuesday.
Air quality around Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur and on Borneo island was “unhealthy” on Tuesday, with one town reaching “very unhealthy” levels as haze — mostly from forest fires in Indonesia — obs
A 16-year-old Japanese schoolgirl has confessed to decapitating a classmate and cutting off her hand, the police said Tuesday, with the suspect reportedly telling investigators she “wanted to dissect”
Nepal said Tuesday it had agreed to allow a senior Tibetan Buddhist monk to be cremated in Kathmandu, overturning an earlier ban which had sparked claims that it had caved to pressure from China.
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged the Islamic world on Tuesday to arm Palestinians to allow them to counter what he called Israel’s “genocide” in the Gaza Strip.
Israel’s war against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip is expected to cost it billions of dollars, temporarily hurt economic growth and put pressure on the government’s finances.
Mahmoud Abbas to head to Cairo for ceasefire talks; Israel flattens Gaza’s only power plant
China’s former security chief Zhou Yongkang is under investigation, authorities said Tuesday, in a move targeting one of the ruling Communist Party’s most powerful men.
North Korea has denounced allegations that it supplied missiles to Hamas and material support to Hezbollah as “sheer fiction” and a “sinister” effort to link Pyongyang to West Asia disputes.