The army general who seized power in Myanmar in February has been excluded from an annual summit of regional leaders later this month. The Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) agreed to invite a non-political representative from Myanmar..
A group of hippos - an unwanted legacy following the death of notorious Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar - are being sterilised. Escobar, who was shot dead by police in 1993, illegally imported exotic animals, including a male and a female hippo ..
World soccer's governing body FIFA said on Friday it had worked with the Qatari government to evacuate almost 100 football players and their families from Afghanistan. The Taliban seized control of Afghanistan's capital Kabul on ..
British singer-songwriter Adele made her highly anticipated music comeback on Friday, releasing her first new record since the 2015 Grammy award-winning album "25". The 33-year-old, known for her ballads about break-ups and regrets, had ..
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) suspended flights to Kabul on Thursday after what it called heavy-handed interference by Taliban authorities. The suspension took place as the Taliban government ordered the airline, the only international car..
Saudi Arabia will allow people to move outdoor without either wearing masks or maintaining social distancing effective from Sunday, Oct. 17. It will also permit entry to the Two Holy Mosques to their full capacity for those worshipers who complete..
A new Bollywood movie is set to portray India’s dramatic evacuation mission from Kabul following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan. Producers have revealed that the film will show the commitment and patriotism of Indian special forces in r..
The Muslim convert who killed five people with a bow and arrow this week knew nothing about Islam and considered himself a messenger, his local imam has said. Espen Andersen Braathen, 37, has been sent for a psychological evaluation ahead of his c..
The State of Qatar has expressed its strong condemnation and denunciation of an explosion that targeted a mosque in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan, which led to deaths and injuries. In a statement on Friday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reitera..