Nepal's Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli on Wednesday vowed to rebuild speed up reconstruction efforts during an event to mark the third anniversary of a devastating earthquake that killed 9,000 people.
Some 8,000 Australians made the round-the-world trip to mark a special centenary Anzac Day, Australia's national day of remembrance on the Somme, scene of some of the most brutal battles of the 1914-18 conflict.
Philippine police preparing to shut down the Boracay resort island staged drills in riot gear on Wednesday, startling the laid-back beach community as workers mounted a last-ditch effort to halt the six-month closure.
Firefighters on Wednesday afternoon were still battling the blaze sparked by an oil spill at about 1:30 am in a residential area. Several homes were also destroyed.
An Indian guru with millions of followers was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for raping a teenage devotee on the pretext of ridding her of evil spirits, his lawyer said.
The decision came after a medical exam showed that despite intensive medical treatment and close monitoring over the last month, the bear's health was deteriorating swiftly.
The Taliban said the offensive was partly a response to US President Donald Trump's new strategy for Afghanistan announced last August, which gave US forces more leeway to go after insurgents.
The immigration service said it had cancelled the visa of Patricia Fox, who relocated to the Philippines in 1990 as a member of the missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Sion.
Italy’s anti-establishment 5-Star Movement (M5S) opened the door to coalition talks with the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) yesterday, saying that the only other way to end a political deadlock would be a return to the polls.
A politician who forced Armenia’s prime minister to resign led thousands of people on a march yesterday after which he said he was ready to take the reins of power and would keep up pressure on the ruling elite until they agreed to real change.