The total of cases in Iran now stands at 18, with four of those people having died
Hubei, the hard-hit central province where the virus emerged late last year, said Friday that 271 cases were reported by its prisons on Thu
Containment of the illness has been a struggle far from the epicenter in central China. South Korea's capital banned street rallies and the
The woman was at a protest against a citizenship law that critics say discriminates against Muslims.
South Korea has reported a large jump in coronavirus infections; special measures are being implemented in the countrys fourth-largest city
The Chinese government has defended its decision to expel three Wall Street Journal reporters over an op-ed Beijing deemed racist and sland
The death toll in China from the coronavirus epidemic rose to 2,236 on Friday after 118 more people died, most of them in the hard-hit epic
It is 137 years since the Bernard Free Library was established by British colonialists, becoming todays National Library of Myanmar.
In a stern lecture during a 2-1/2-hour sentencing hearing for the veteran Republican operative, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson also delivered an implicit rebuke t
The survey, conducted between June 24 and October 2, 2019, was based on 2,476 adult respondents, surveyed face to face.
The billionaire candidate was accused of trying to buy his way into White House
Japan has been criticised for its handling of the quarantine, as more than 620 people on board have been infected with the virus and two elderly passengers have died
The Lower House has voted in support of an election commission proposal requiring military personnel and their families to cast their votes
Myanmar taxpayers are bearing the burden of repaying the loan to China Development Bank.
The Shan State Progressive Party says it is considering signing the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement this year if it will move Myanmar toward
Mandalay in central Myanmar and Imphal in northeastern India is due to be connected by a bus service from April after 17 years of planning.
The Karen National Union and the Myanmar military are struggling with military tensions over road construction in Karen territory as they w
Fighting between Myanmars army and the Arakan Army has forced numerous schools to close across Paletwa in Chin State as vital exams approac
Does India's middle class only empathize with victims who are like them?
Residents were trapped in elevators and choked by smoke as fire raged through two floors of a mixed-use building.
The government and 10 ethnic armed groups have agreed to convene the Union-level Joint Ceasefire Monitoring Committee next month after a ye
The number of new coronavirus cases reported by Hubei province dropped sharply after China changed the way it reports the number of infecti
Officials say the container came off its hinges after one of the wheels of the truck had a puncture.
The coronavirus can be contracted by inhaling tiny airborne particles carrying the virus, Chinese officials said; those exposed to high con
A global watchdog is set to put Myanmar on its money-laundering gray list, sources close to an ongoing meeting in Paris said, citing traffi
Has civilian control of the military in India hampered military effectiveness?
A series of deadly shootings has drawn attention to Thailands widespread gun ownership and the prevalence of illegal firearms in the countr
The top six candidates competing for the Democratic nomination to take on U.S. President Donald Trump in November elections participated in the ninth presidential debate
China's central Hubei province had 349 new confirmed cases on Wednesday, down from 1,693 a day earlier and lowest since January 25. The dea
When the Myanmar military, like the British colonial army, hammers a population into desperation, the result may be more destructive than t
The motive for the shootings is still unclear.
One town in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu is home to hundreds of twins and no-one knows why.
The Cabinet Committee on Security headed by the Indian prime minister reportedly cleared the $2.6 billion purchase this week.
A winner has been declared in the Afghan election, but the losers are crying foul.
Erdogan threatens to attack advancing Syrian troops; Kremlin warns against the worst scenario
The estimated price tag for the 83 light combat aircraft is $5.45 billion.
The EU has bestowed its Schuman Awards on a womens rights activist, a human rights lawyer and a satirical troupe who carry the flame of fre
Pakistan on Tuesday conducted a successful test of its latest Raad-II air-launched cruise missile with a new range of 600 kilometers.
The Rakhine conflict is increasingly marked by civilian casualties, for which neither of the warring parties is being held accountable.
Indian authorities are cracking down on the use of virtual private networks.
Fighting between Myanmars army and the Arakan Army has blocked food supplies to Paletwa in Chin State and left hundreds of civilians strand
The Irrawaddy provides an overview of key events and controversies in the prominent child-rape case while the culprit is still at large.
A helicopter with the Union minister for social welfare and the Rakhine State chief minister aboard was shot Wednesday as the two went to v