A humble rail worker who shot to fame for pulling a suicidal man off train tracks was honored by Bangladesh authorities Sunday, as footage of his heroism went viral.
Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo said Sunday she would quit President Rodrigo Duterte's cabinet after being told to stay away from its meetings, and alleged there was a plot to oust her as his deputy.
A U.S. woman has told police she was gang raped at a top hotel in the Indian capital during a visit earlier this year -- the latest in a series of alleged sexual assaults against tourists.
"I didn't come here on my own accord. They visited me at home and had me brought here." said Afsana Khatun, 40, sitting in the waiting room of the hospital.
Village women pray by the carcass of a wild Asiatic male elephant at Amgaon, near Gauhati, the capital of the northeastern Indian state of Assam, Saturday, Dec. 3. According to forest officer R.K. Das, the elephant died after it was electrocuted by a high tension electric wire when it was searching for food on the border of Amchang wildlife sanctuary on Friday night.
Relatives of some of the 239 people who were on a Malaysia Airlines plane that vanished in 2014 have arrived in Madagascar to ask for help in the search for debris from the missing aircraft that may have drifted across the Indian Ocean.
Authorities have recovered body parts and debris in waters where an Indonesian plane carrying police went missing, officials said Sunday, raising fears over the fate of the flight's passengers and crew.
The Philippines has asked Bangladesh to share details of its investigation into an US$81 million cyberheist from the Bangladesh central bank after the proceeds ended up in Manila, the finance department said Sunday.
A Pakistani man suspected of starting a devastating factory fire in Karachi four years ago that killed 255 people has been arrested in Bangkok, Thai police said Saturday.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump told Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte that Manila was conducting its deadly drug war "the right way," Duterte said Saturday, in stark contrast to the criticism he received from President Barack Obama.