The official People's Daily said on its microblog that the incident happened in Hotan in Xinjiang's far south, when more than 30,000 civilians involved in a counter-terror operation
Women face two problems: the lack of identity cards and an edict from elders of their Pashtun tribes forbidding them from going out to get aid
Country's one-time largest rebel group and government begin new round of talks to settle key differences to push for passage of Bangsamoro Basic Law.
The number of confirmed deaths was 52, both officials said, after mud came crashing down on the village of Malin in India's western state of Maharashtra
Thousands of displaced families remain in makeshift tents or substandard temporary shelter areas, but all-out reconstruction will begin soon after President Benigno Aquino approves the plan
Thousands flocked to beaches to celebrate Eid al-Fitr despite meteorological warnings.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Marzieh Afkham, said Iran repudiates any act of extremism and violence, after Chinese authorities said a police station and a township in Yarkand (Shache County).
Japan's already fragile ties with China have soured over their competing claims to a string of uninhabited East China Sea islets
Residents said the blast shook buildings like there was an earthquake, toppling small shops and overturning cars.
Police killed two suspects and captured another following the murder of Jume Tahir, the imam of China's largest mosque, the Id Kah Mosque in the city of Kashgar.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the Indian leader's election had created a "singular opportunity."
Violence in China’s far-western Xinjiang province continues as its Muslim Uighur population face religious and cultural restrictions.
A joint rescue team is searching for those missing after a fishing vessel capsized with 48 on board in North Sumatra.
Police in Beijing in January detained Ilham Tohti, a well-known economist who has championed the rights of the Muslim Uighur community
Presidential adviser calls for rebels to come to the negotiating table 'to find common solutions to our problems in peaceful dialogue.'
South Korea confirms the North tested 4 short-range projectiles from morning to evening, ahead of expected UN Security Council meeting
Search for 6 missing people ongoing after ferry carrying travelers during Eid holiday sinks in Borneo island
Difficult terrain affecting the mobility of the rescue teams at the site, 60 km (37 miles) from the western city of Pune.
There were indications that unrest had spread to Kashgar, a popular tourist site especially during the summer.
The Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce blasted the policy over its treatment of minors
UN-backed court to focus on charges related to the genocide of Cambodia's Cham Muslim minority by ultra-Maoist group.