Texas official suggests bombing Muslims with nuclear weapons

WASHINGTON, Aug 18: Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller has posted a Facebook photo suggesting bombing of “the Muslim world” with nuclear weapons. The Facebook photo...

Bangladesh arrests 3 militants over blogger deaths

DHAKA, Aug 18: Security forces in Bangladesh have arrested three militants including a British national in connection with the death of two bloggers in the...

Bangkok blast kills 20, eight foreigners among dead

BANGKOK, Aug 18: The death toll from a bomb blast in the Thai capital rose to 20 on Tuesday with 123 wounded, police said,...

Sri Lanka’s ruling party beats Rajapaksa: final results

COLOMBO, Aug 18:Sri Lanka's ruling United National Party (UNP) has won decisive gains in a general election, final results showed on Tuesday, putting it...

Civilians bear brunt of air strikes in Yemen

SANAA, Aug 17:Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition killed six civilians in an air raid that targeted the home of a Houthi leader in the...

Death toll in Syrian air strike on market nears 100

DAMASCUS, Aug 17: The death toll from a Syrian government air strike on a market in Douma northeast of Damascus neared 100, the Syrian...

Daesh militants kill 15 Iraqi women in Mosul

BAGHDAD, Aug 16: Members of the  Daesh group have executed more than a dozen women in Iraq's embattled northern city of Mosul as they...

Crash reported after Indonesian plane with 54 goes missing

JAKARTA, Aug 16:Villagers in Indonesia's remote and mountainous eastern Papua region reported that an aircraft had crashed, a Trigana Air official said on Sunday,...

China explosions: Nearly 100 people still missing

BEIJING, Aug 16: Ninety-five people, 85 of them firefighters, are still missing four days after multiple blasts in the north-eastern port of Tianjin, Chinese...

Saudi warplanes continue bombarding Yemen

SANA'A, Aug 16: Saudi warplanes continue to pound more areas across Yemen despite reports of civilian casualties in the impoverished Arabian Peninsula country. According to...