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MANILA The Philippines military said militants who had holed up in a primary school in the south early on Wednesday with some civilians had retreated...

OSLO One of the biggest icebergs on record is like a “niggling tooth” about to snap off Antarctica and will be an extra hazard for...

HONG KONG Hong Kong’s next leader said on Wednesday she would work to rebuild “social harmony” and push economic development while announcing a new cabinet...

CINCINNATI An Ohio coroner will  not perform an autopsy on the US student who died after being held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months...

Rafah (Palestinian Territories) Egypt began on Wednesday to deliver a million litres of fuel to Gaza, a Palestinian official said, in an attempt to ease...

BANGUI The death toll from clashes in Central African Republic has surged to around 100, local officials said on Wednesday of violence that erupted hours...

MARAWI CITY Philippine aircraft and troops launched a renewed push against radicals in a southern city on Tuesday, and a military spokesman said the aim...

BANGKOK A 61-year-old man  arrested in connection with a bomb blast at a military-run hospital in Bangkok claimed responsibility for the attack on Tuesday saying...

DHAKA Lightning strikes have killed at least 22 people in Bangladesh in the last 48 hours, authorities said Tuesday, a week after monsoon rains triggered...

TOKYO Tokyo’s famed Tsukiji fish market -- the world’s biggest -- will be moved to a new location, the city’s top official confirmed on Tuesday,...