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September 4, 2015 5:48 pm

Father buries drowned toddler, family in Syria's Kobane:..

"Aylan Shenu, his brother, and his mother were buried today in Kobane in front of a large crowd. Everyone was very sad and crying," said local journalist Mustefa Ebdi, who attended the funeral..

September 4, 2015 5:22 pm

Death toll in Malaysia boat sinking rises to 24

Seventeen bodies of victims have been taken to the morgue of a hospital in the northern city of Ipoh while seven more bodies were still in rescue vessels, according to First Admiral Aliyas..

September 4, 2015 5:13 pm

5,600 migrants crossed into Macedonia from Greece on..

"Yesterday (Thursday) 5,600 people crossed from Greece into the former Yugoslav republic of Macedonia," said UN refugee agency spokeswoman Melissa Fleming. "It is an absolutely dramatic..

September 4, 2015 3:41 pm

DNA of suspect arrested in Sa Kaew not match with bomber's

Prawut said the test showed that the Sa Kaew suspect's DNA did not match that extracted from the taxi the bomber took the day he made the attack and did not match that extracted from a Bt20 note..

September 4, 2015 3:10 pm

Confirmed MH370 wing part won't change search: Australia

Martin Dolan, chief commissioner of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, welcomed this week’s news from France that the flaperon found on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion was part of the..

September 4, 2015 2:52 pm

More women to compete in Myanmar election

In the final list of candidates released on August 20, the UEC showed that among them, 122 female candidates were nominated for the Upper House, 228 for the Lower House and 454 for regional and..

September 4, 2015 2:40 pm

Four get life imprisonment for firing M79 to PDRC rally site

The court found Thaweechai Wichakham, 39, Sunthorn Phipuannok, 49, Somsri Marit, 40 and Chatchawal Prabbamrung, 45, guilty of launching M79 attack on February 23 2014. The grenade landed at bus..

September 4, 2015 2:07 pm

Indonesia says 25 million exposed to haze from forest fires

Six provinces on Sumatra and Borneo have declared haze emergencies and advised residents to stay indoors, said Tri Budiarto, emergency response deputy at the National Disaster Management..

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September 4, 2015 1:44 pm

UN calls for up to 200,000 refugees to be shared among EU..

"People who are found to have a valid protection claim... must then benefit from a mass relocation programme, with the mandatory participation of all EU member states," Antonio Guterres said in a..

September 4, 2015 1:43 pm

Search ramps up as toll in Malaysia boat tragedy hits 15

The count of victims increased from 14 with the recovery of another body from the Malacca Strait, while four more passengers were rescued, said Mohamad Aliyas Hamdan, a Malaysian Maritime..

September 4, 2015 12:57 pm

Indonesia dumps plans for high-speed rail line: ambassador

President Joko Widodo was expected to announce the winning bid for the multi-billion dollar infrastructure project this week, but instead his chief economics minister, Darmin Nasution, told the..

September 4, 2015 10:53 am

Jokowi to announce bullet train investor

"We submitted our recommendation to the President and he said he would announce [the investor] himself," said Coordinating Economic Minister Darmin Nasution at the State Palace on Thursday after..