World Bulletin / News Desk
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 jolted Japan's northern island of Hokkaido on Saturday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
No tsunami was seen as a result of the quake and there were no reports of damage to local police as of 11:30 p.m. (1430 GMT), about 10 minutes after the quake occurred, public broadcaster NHK said.
There were no abnormalities at Tohoku Electric Power Co's Higashidori nuclear plant in northern Japan, NHK said, citing the utility.
The western Indonesian community of Aceh housing Rohingya boat people launches petition demanding president cut all ties.
An earthquake measuring 5.7 has struck the Hindu Kush of Afghanistan.
The US will lift holds on security assistance to Bahrains Defence Force
A Muslim man was beaten by Hindu extremists, then paraded by the extremists and then arrested by police.
A new app designed to help Muslim visitors find mosques, hotels, shopping centers with prayer rooms, halal restaurants
Russian FM will travel to Vienna to discuss the nuclear talks, fighting ISIL with US
The number of criminal cases handed over to the police by environmental protection departments in 2014 reached 2,080, twice the total number during the previous decade.
Using just mobile phones, Indian villagers have found a platform to report their own problems without mainstream media
China has arrested Wu Gan a human rights activist who has according to China, "incited subversion of state power".
The convoy of army soldiers was attacked by suspected Taliban members in Masjid Chobi locality of Karrulh district on Sunday night.
A young woman died on Monday, the first fatality among nearly 500 casualties from a weekend blaze at a Taiwan water park, officials said.
The European Union is set to broaden its ties with China, as China moves to make investments in the European Union.
Vice president of world's most populous Muslim nation initiates new team to tackle mosque loudspeaker volume
Flammable powder used during performance at party reported to have exploded sending ball of flame through air
South Korea's Middle East Respiratory Syndrome death toll rises to 32, but infection rate continues to slow
Thousands have protested in Shanghai over government plans to build a chemical plant.