Malaysia blamed forest fires in the islands of Sumatra and Kalimantan in neighboring Indonesia for the worsening air quality in parts of the country. Indonesia denied it, saying there was "no transboundary haze."
The SAMASAMA joint naval exercises have kicked off in the South China Sea as the Philippines continues to strengthen alliances with the U.S. and other countries amid escalating tensions in the disputed Scarborough Shoal.
GPS spoofing, which is believed to have led the aircraft astray, is the surreptitious replacement of a true satellite signal with a manipulated signal to misguide flights.
North Korea said the IAEA was a "paid trumpeter" of the U.S. and has walked away from its mission of maintaining impartiality. The IAEA has not had access to the reclusive country since 2009.
The U.S. State Department released a new report accusing Beijing of utilizing "information manipulation" through various means such as suppressing critical information that contradicts its narratives and controlling Chinese-language media.
Chinese Anti-Sub Warfare Aircraft Detected Near Taiwan After Island Unveils First Home-made Submarine
Taiwan unveiled its first home-grown submarine Thursday, and China, which claims the self-governed island as part of its territory, sent warplanes as well as anti-submarine warfare aircraft near the island the next day.
Kwon's legal team said that the SEC's request to question the TFL co-founder in the U.S. before Oct. 13 is impossible because he is currently detained in Montenegro without any scheduled release or date of extradition.
Arnel Satam, a Filipino fisherman who circled a Chinese Coast Guard 3105 ship, was a trending topic on Twitter Tuesday. His near-collision with a Chinese speed boat and circling of a much larger vessel is deemed a show of bravery amid escalating tensions at Scarborough Shoal.
More than 1.3 billion Indian residents have been assigned unique numbers under the program. Moody's, in a report, said there are hurdles in the system and raised concerns about the reliability of biometric technologies.
The Manipur government has assured "swift and decisive" action against those involved in the alleged abduction and killing of the two victims, identified as Hijam Linthoingambi, 17, and Phijam Hemjit, 20.
The Philippine Coast Guard said Monday it had removed a floating barrier at a disputed reef that was allegedly deployed to stop Filipinos accessing the traditional fishing ground.
Beijing Has Been De-Risking 'For Decades,' Trade Body Chief Says As China-EU Relations Stand At 'Crossroads'
Beijing has developed multiple de-risking plans in recent years such as the Made in China 2025, the dual circulation model and the government's self-reliance strategies, said Jens Eskelund, president of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.
Malaysia's KUL/KLIA is Asia's most internationally connected airport, and it is also the world's top low-cost flight provider. The Philippines's MNL/NAIA jumped 14 spots from 2019 to be in the global ranking's Top 15.
It was a "successful operation that allowed us to strike a blow against criminal groups," Venezuela's Interior and Justice Minister Remigio Ceballos said, adding that the authorities made some surprising discoveries, including unusual contraband in the possession of inmates.
Pope Francis on Saturday hammered home his message that European governments must do more to care for migrants crossing the Mediterranean, saying "those who risk their lives at sea do not invade, they look for welcome".
The Election Commission of Pakistan said Thursday that the national parliamentary polls, due to be held in November, will take place in the last week of January.
The Philippines has fallen down in the World Talent Rankings, taking the 60th spot globally and the second-to-the-last spot in Asia Pacific. The Southeast Asian nation also dropped four spots in this year's World Competitiveness Ranking.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declined, however, to provide the evidence that led him on Monday to accuse India in the slaying of Hardeep Singh Nijjar, suggesting that would be left for courts to make public should the case ever go to trial.
Beijing Slams Philippines As Manila Mulls Environmental Arbitral Case: 'Political Drama From Fiction'
The Philippines is considering the possibility of filing a new arbitral case over Chinese maritime militia's alleged illegal harvesting of corals and degradation of coral reefs in disputed waters, but Beijing says Manila has no "factual basis" over its allegations.
Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Thursday insisted he was "not slowing down efforts" to tackle climate change, a day after softening green policies aimed at achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Indian-Origin Gangster Killed In Canada In Inter-Gang Violence As New Delhi-Ottawa Tensions Continue
The Winnipeg Police said the Major Crimes Unit was investigating a shooting incident in the city. However, the department did not specify any names in its post.
India's Bill To Reserve 33% Of Parliament Lower House Seats For Women Is Historic But Not A 'Panacea'
The problem of women's political representation is an issue faced by nations across the world. Only 26 countries now have women serving as heads of state and/or government.
The invitation to Biden to be the chief guest at the upcoming summit could be a signal of the expanding U.S.-India strategic partnership.
US President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tried to smooth over months of tensions as they met for the first time on Wednesday since the Israeli's reelection in December.
More than 50 decrees have been introduced by the Taliban. It has become increasingly common for women to face harassment, intimidation and violence on the streets for allegedly defying them.
China did not mince words following U.S. President Joe Biden's recent designation of the Asian powerhouse as a major illicit drug producing country along with nearly two dozen others.
Five Americans who were being detained by Iran have been released after the United States authorized the transfer of $6 billion dollars in frozen Iranian assets.
Naomi, Christy, Linda and Cindy are back, recounting how they revolutionized fashion as the first supermodels in the 1990s in a new series for Apple TV. "The Super Models", which launches on the streaming platform on Wednesday, looks back on the four women who created a template for today's uber-influencers by injecting an element of personality into the job of modelling.
Being emerging economies with similar challenges, the two nations have shown mutual support as both have a more decisive role in international forums.
Last month, Dubai's VARA fined Zhu Su and Kyle Davies 200,000 UAE dirhams (around $54,000) each over violations of the region's digital asset marketing and advertising regulations.
Kerala is battling its fourth Nipah virus outbreak since 2018. There is currently no vaccine to prevent the infection.
India-China Dispute: New Delhi Upgrades Border Infrastructure, But Beijing Still Has The Military Edge
India has completed 295 border infrastructure projects, worth nearly $965 million, since 2021. However, New Delhi still has a long way to go to match China's military muscle.
Putin lauded India for its "Make in India" initiative, which is part of New Delhi's efforts to galvanize the country's domestic manufacturing capabilities and increase export competitiveness.
Putin said Moscow could help North Korea build satellites and hinted the two countries might also discuss military cooperation, saying he was "very glad" to see Kim in Russia. Kim told Putin that North Korea would make bilateral ties with Russia its "number one priority" and that Russia was facing down "hegemonist forces" seeking to undermine its security.