On the road with Hassan Rouhani
Iran's president is touring some of Iran's most underdeveloped provinces. Foreign correspondent Yeganeh Salehi is traveling with him.
Brotherhood imam skips Doha sermon, but more needed for GCC to reconcile
That Youssef Al Qaradawi did not speak raises hopes that the spat involving Qatar and the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain might be slowly moving towards a resolution.
El Sisi rides a bicycle, kicks off social media storm
The photos and video created a huge buzz across social media networks, possibly a marker of a new era for Egypt.
Two pressing questions for Afghanistan’s future president
Once in office, the next Afghan president must move fast to address important questions that will decide the immediate future of the country.
A landmine nearly ended Omer’s life but he now works to end the threat of mines in Iraq
Omer Hassan does demining work in Iraqi Kurdistan and only has to show people his mangled leg to underscore the danger of mines. With the world marking UN Mine Awareness Day on Friday, his work is as important as ever as Iraq is one of the most mine-affected countries in the world.
Erdogan critic fears retaliation if he returns to Turkey
Emre Uslu is a staunch critic of Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Now, with a mass crackdown on opposition expected, he is unsure when he can return home.
The ferry carrying 477 people, most of them high school students, sank in cold waters off South Korea’s southern coast, killing at least two and injuring seven.
Nearly 300 people were still missing on Wednesday several hours after a ferry carrying 477, most of them high school students, sank in cold waters off South Korea’s southern coast, killing at least two and injuring seven.
Residents of a nursing home for atomic bomb survivors said they hoped countries like the UAE would transmit their anti-nuclear message to the rest of the world.
The four-year-old sapling, grown from a cherry stone that spent time aboard the International Space Station, burst into blossom on April 1, possibly a full six years ahead of Mother Nature’s normal schedule.
Sotheby’s said a mainland Chinese collector was the winning bidder at Tuesday’s auction.
For the first time ever, North Korea is opening up the streets of its capital to runner-tourists for the annual Pyongyang marathon, undoubtedly one of the most exotic feathers in any runner's cap.
Japan’s biggest organised crime syndicate has launched its own website, complete with corporate song and a strong anti-drugs message, as the yakuza looks to turn around its outdated image and falling membership.
South Korea on Monday returned fire into North Korean waters after shells from a North Korean live-fire drill fell south of the rivals’ disputed western sea boundary, a South Korean military official said. Residents on a front-line South...
Composite photos of the world’s iconic buildings illuminated and dinned during Earth Hour 2014.
A Japanese court has decided to release a man on death row for more than 30 years in a high-profile murder case based on new DNA evidence.
More than 10 tigers have been killed as 'visual feasts' to entertain officials and rich businessmen in a Chinese city, state media reported.
Angry relatives of Chinese passengers aboard Flight MH370 scuffled with security personnel Tuesday as they descended on Malaysia’s embassy in protest, weeping as they demanded answers on the crashed plane.
Malaysia said on Monday the passenger jet which went missing more than two weeks ago crashed in the Indian Ocean, but shed no light on the mystery of why it veered from its intended course.
The sombre announcement on the fate of the plane ended 17 days of agonising uncertainty for relatives of those on board — two thirds of them Chinese.