Indian agency attaches Zakir Naik’s $23m assets

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties worth Rs 16.4 crore (US 23 million) in two Indian cities belonging to Islamic preacher and televangelist Zakir Naik who has been accused of inciting youth to take up terror activities.In a statement, ...

20 Jan 2019

Indian agency attaches Zakir Naik’s $23m assets

Myanmar 'too slow' in allowing Rohingya return: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday criticised as "too slow" Myanmar's efforts to allow the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees, describing ...

19 Jan 2019

Kim's right-hand man 'carrying Trump note'

One of North Korea's top negotiators has arrived in Washington to meet US officials ahead of a possible second summit ...

18 Jan 2019

Second black box from Lion Air crash found

The cockpit voice recorder from a Lion Air jet that crashed last October has been recovered, Indonesian authorities said Monday, a ...

14 Jan 2019

6 killed in police station attack in Afghanistan

At least six people, including an assailant, were killed after Taliban gunmen attacked a police station in Herat city, capital ...

13 Jan 2019

Coal mine collapse in China's Shaanxi kills 21

A coal mine roof collapse in northwest China’s Shaanxi province killed 21 miners on Saturday, the state-run People’s Daily reported ...

13 Jan 2019

Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed Reuters reporters

A Myanmar court on Friday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges ...

11 Jan 2019

Gunmen kill 4 volunteers guarding southern Thailand school

Gunmen disguised as state security personnel fatally shot four paramilitary volunteers guarding ...

11 Jan 2019

China's Xi calls on army to be battle-ready

China’s armed forces must strengthen their sense of urgency and do everything ...

05 Jan 2019

Japan sushi boss pays record tuna price

A Japanese sushi boss has paid a record $3.1m (£2.5m) for a ...

05 Jan 2019

Sabarimala: Women who defied temple mobs 'have no fear'

Two women who defied protesters to enter one of Hinduism's holiest temples ...

05 Jan 2019

9 killed after boat capsizes in eastern India

At least nine people were killed and one went missing after the ...

03 Jan 2019

China mission lands on Moon's far side

China says it has successfully landed a robotic spacecraft on the far ...

03 Jan 2019

Women take historic step into India shrine

Two Indian women in their 40s have made history by entering a ...

02 Jan 2019

Taiwan 'will be' reunited with China: Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged the people of Taiwan to accept ...

02 Jan 2019