A suicide bomber in a car attacked a convoy of foreign troops in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 15 people including six Americans, Afghan and foreign officials said, in one of the worst attacks in the Afghan capital in months.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has taken charge of drawing up ambitious reform plans to revitalise the economy, sources close to the government said, shunning policy stimulus for fear it could worsen local government debt and inflate property prices.
President Barack Obama said on Thursday he reserves the right to resort to a range of both diplomatic and military options if he receives conclusive proof that the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had used chemical weapons in the country.
At least 14 people were killed today as cyclonic storm Mahasen battered Bangladeshs southwestern coastlines, damaging thousands of thatched houses and forcing evacuation of over one million people from low-lying areas. "All the deaths were reported fr.
A 10-year-old Washington state boy was sentenced on Wednesday to up to five-and-a-half year in a juvenile detention facility for his role in a foiled plot to rape and kill a girl at his school and harm other children.
A Taiwanese eatery famed for its dumplings was crowned Asias best restaurant, while restaurants in Beijing claimed the lions share of spots in the top 10 of a new survey of the food-obsessed regions best dining. Five Indian restaurants made it to th.
A huge diamond unearthed in Botswana commanded an unearthly price of $26.7 million from Christies auction house on Wednesday amid the spring ritual of well-heeled bidders flocking or phoning in to Genevas luxury sales.
Bangladesh is evacuating one million people with Cyclone Mahasen expected to hit its low-lying delta coast on Thursday evening, said the United Nations, which estimated 4.1 million people were at risk due to gale-force winds, heavy rain and flooding. B.