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Asia

11 Jan
The Indian government said about 100 to 150 million people, including one million foreign tourists, are expected to attend the Kumbh Mela festival over an eight-week period beginning on January 15. Organizers...
11 Jan
Taiwan on Friday appointed the former chairman of its ruling pro-independence party as premier, after the incumbent resigned along with the entire cabinet, in response to the local election defeats. Tsai...
11 Jan
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday that he hoped Britain and the European Union would avoid a no-deal Brexit. Speaking through a translator at a news conference alongside British Prime Minister...
9 Jan
Thae Yong Ho, the former North Korean deputy ambassador to Britain who urged Seoul and Washington on Wednesday to accept an old colleague who has gone missing in Italy, following a report that he was seeking...
8 Jan
A police bus believed to be carrying the ousted Nissan Motor Co Ltd chairman Carlos Ghosn arrived at a Tokyo court on Tuesday, where Ghosn is set to appear in his first public appearance since his arrest in...
7 Jan
Participants from over 45 countries on Sunday took part in the 30th edition of the International Kite Festival in India's Ahmedabad city in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat. The...
6 Jan
China's northern city of Harbin opened its annual ice and snow festival on Saturday with fireworks that lit up the skies over the icy wonderland. When night came, colored lights illuminated the towering...
2 Jan
Tens of thousands of people gathered at Kim Il Sung Square on Monday night to watch performances and count down to the New Year in Pyongyang, capital city of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea....
29 Dec
Indian rescue workers were trying to reach 15 coal miners trapped underground for over two weeks on December 28 as families prayed for their safe return, but chances of survival looked slim after floodwaters...
27 Dec
A high-speed railway linking the scenic cities of Hangzhou and Huangshan in east China went into operation on Tuesday. It will thread through a series of renowned scenic spots, including Mount Huangshan, a...

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