Trump on immigration: What we know so far

US President Donald Trump will begin rolling out executive actions on immigration Wednesday, beginning with steps to build his proposed wall along the US-Mexico border, according to two administration ...

Misfires in Hillary Clinton’s speech

In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America and sketched out a plan for defeating Islamic State militants that ...

Nepal PM resigns

Nepal's prime minister resigned on Sunday shortly before he was to face a confidence vote in parliament that he expected to lose, further aggravating political instability in the Himalayan country ...

Floods kill 78 across China, 91 missing, 400,000 evacuated

At least 78 people have been killed and another 91 are missing across China after a round of torrential rains swept through the country earlier this week, flooding streams, triggering landslides and d ...

26 killed as bus with Chinese tourists catches fire in Taiwan

A tour bus carrying visitors from China burst into flames on a highway near Taiwan's capital on Tuesday, killing all 26 people on board, officials said, in the deadliest incident involving Chinese ...

5 things to know about UK handover

The followings are five interesting facts one needs to know Wednesday’s formal handover of prime ministerial power in Britain from David Cameron to Theresa May. Lucky 13? Queen Elizabeth I ...

China-Philippines loggerhead over South China Sea

An arbitration panel in The Hague, Netherlands, rejected China’s extensive claims in the South China Sea in a landmark ruling Tuesday that also found it had aggravated the seething regional disp ...

US nationwide protest decry police shootings of African-Americans

A look at protests and related events nationwide on Friday following the police shootings of black men in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and suburban St Paul, Minnesota, and the deadly sniper attack on polic ...

Bodies of 7 Japanese reach Tokyo

Under gray skies, the bodies of the seven Japanese killed in a militant attack in Bangladesh returned to home soil early Tuesday morning. A Japanese government plane, which had brought family membe ...

UN Security Council condemns Dhaka attack

The UN Security Council has issued a statement strongly condemning "the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack" on a restaurant in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The statement issued Saturday reaffirm ...

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