World Bulletin / News Desk
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made an unannounced visit to Kabul on Saturday to meet Afghan President Hamid Karzai on the eve of a donors' conference in Tokyo to pledge aid for Afghanistan.
U.S. officials with Clinton declined to say how much aid the United States would pledge at the Tokyo meeting, nor how much was expected to be committed overall as the international community seeks to back the Afghan economy and prevent the country from sliding back into chaos as foreign troops withdraw.
Participants are expected to commit just under $4 billion annually in development aid for Afghanistan at Sunday's meeting.
After 18 years, the Indian state of Tripura has stripped the army of a draconian shoot-to-kill law.
Seven patients now being treated for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in South Korea’s first ever outbreak of the disease
Nawaz Sharif has been acquitted of loan default charges of $3 mn brought after 1999 coup
China has issued a 5 year security plan to safeguard state secrets by turning to domestically produced software.
Deputy home minister says trafficking victims not buried in ‘mass graves’ since 4 bodies exhumed so far were found in separate graves
Afghan forces launch sweeping operation in response to fresh Taliban offensive
U.S. Defense Secretary called on Wednesday for a halt to island-building by all parties in the S.China Sea and an end to militarization of the dispute.
Germany's defence minister has lobbied India for the sale of Eurofighters and submarines as part of a multi-billion dollar Indian project.
The Former Thai PM's passport has been revoked in relation to an interview he gave to South Korean newspaper.
Indonesia will place around 200 Rohingya children - many of whom lost parents at sea at the hands of people traffickers - to be placed in Muslim boarding schools.
The increasing amount of bribes in Cambodia have impeded business growth for small and medium size businesses.
An investigation has begun into the former head of healthcare in China for bribery.
Violent protests have been witnessed at the Punjab assembly over the killing of a lawyer and his colleague on Tuesday.
Four Taliban fighters were killed in an overnight attack in a Kabul guesthouse in the diplomatic quarter.
Indonesian's Aceh has struggled to accommodate the inflow of migrants' needs.