Two Singaporeans who intended to travel to Syria to fight for the Islamic State (IS) have been detained under the Internal Security Act, the Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs said Friday.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Saturday his country is willing to accept a role for Syrian President Bashar Assad during a transitional period but insisted he has no place in Syria's future.
Government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir fired tear gas and shotguns Friday as thousands of people defied a toughening security crackdown to protest against Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region. At least 40 civilians were reportedly injured, one critically.
This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on Thursday, Aug. 18 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, inspecting the Taedonggang Combined Fruit Farm in Pyongyang.
Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi expects China to support historic peace talks with armed groups near the countries' troubled joint border, she said Friday during a landmark visit overshadowed by a stalled dam project.
Australia's treasurer on Friday formally blocked Chinese bidders from leasing a Sydney electricity grid, saying the deal would not have been in the nation's best interest.
Japan will request a record defense budget next year amid growing worries over North Korea and tensions with China, reports said Friday.
Experts hunting for the missing Malaysian airliner are attempting to define a new search area by studying where in the Indian Ocean the first piece of wreckage recovered from the lost Boeing 777 -- a wing flap -- most likely drifted from after the disaster that claimed 239 lives, .........
Taiwan-based GlobalWafers Co. (環球晶圓) said Thursday that the company is expected to become the third-largest silicon wafer supplier in the world after it completes a deal to acquire Singapore-headquartered SunEdison Semiconductor Ltd., 1 Comment
South Korea's army on Thursday conducted its largest-ever artillery drills near the tense border with North Korea, but there was no immediate military response from the North.