A suicide attack killed four US personnel in northern Syria on Wednesday, costing Washington its worst combat losses in the war-torn country since 2014 as it prepares to withdraw.
Thailand’s immigration chief vowed on Wednesday not to force refugees to return home “involuntarily”, after a Saudi woman’s desperate plea for resettlement drew global attention to a country that does not recognise asylum seekers.
Singapore is creating a vast ecotourism zone in a bid to bring in more visitors, but environmentalists fear the development will damage natural habitats and are already blaming it for a series of animal deaths.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday Moscow was ready to work with Washington to save a key arms control treaty, calling on Europe to help in the talks.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May was left facing a no confidence vote on Wednesday after MPs overwhelmingly rejected her deal on leaving the EU, raising fears of a disorderly “no deal” Brexit.
Australian towns were among the hottest places on Earth this week as a severe heat wave hit the continent’s southeast, with forecasters warning of more record-breaking temperatures before the weekend.
BANGKOK residents will have to put up with smog until early March, as high levels of PM2.5 particles are expected to settle over the capital for many more weeks.
After a 2018 that saw historic poll results in Cambodia, where the ruling party won an unprecedented landslide, and Malaysia, where there was a change of government for the first time since independence from Britain in 1963, the As
Young and unemployed, Som Shekhar pines less for a job than the construction of a controversial Hindu temple – and, as India’s election approaches, says he will vote for the only man he believes can deliver it.
IN ONE of the most inhospitable places on Earth, the southernmost part of Chile’s Patagonia region, scientists are studying whales, dolphins and algae in order to help predict how climate change will affect the world’s oceans.