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World 07 Mar 2015 | 8:27 AM Premium

Islamic State militants bulldoze ancient Nimrud city

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters have looted and bulldozed the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, the Iraqi government said, in their latest assault on some of the world's greatest archaeological and cultural treasures.

AseanPlus News 07 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM Premium

City under curfew after lynching of rape suspect

NEW DELHI: Authorities in an Indian city said they had imposed a round-the-clock curfew, a day after a rape suspect was pulled out of jail and lynched by a mob and another man was killed in the subsequent firing.

World 06 Mar 2015 | 11:50 PM Premium

Advancing Iraq troops enter strategic town on edge of Tikrit

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi government forces and Iran-backed militiamen entered a town on the southern outskirts of Saddam Hussein's home city Tikrit on Friday, pressing on with the biggest offensive yet against Islamic State militants that seized the north last year.

World 06 Mar 2015 | 11:10 PM Premium

South Korea police investigate U.S. ambassador attacker's visits to North

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean police said on Friday they were investigating possible links between a knife attack on the U.S. ambassador to Seoul and the assailant's multiple visits to North Korea, as they also sought to charge him with attempted murder.

India 06 Mar 2015 | 8:34 PM Premium

Indian city under curfew after mob lynches rape suspect

NEW DELHI: Authorities in a north-eastern Indian city said Friday they had imposed a round-the-clock curfew, a day after a rape suspect was pulled out of jail and lynched by a mob and another man was killed in the subsequent police firing.

World 06 Mar 2015 | 7:55 PM Premium

Islamic State militants bulldoze ancient Nimrud city

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters have looted and bulldozed the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, the Iraqi government said, in their latest assault on some of the world's greatest archaeological and cultural treasures.

World 06 Mar 2015 | 6:20 PM Premium

Tunisian troops find large arms cache near Libya border

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian troops have captured a large arms cache near the border with Libya, including Kalashnikov rifles, rockets and landmines, the government said.

AseanPlus News 06 Mar 2015 | 2:03 PM Premium

S. Korea shocked and shamed by attack on US ambassador

SEOUL, March 6, 2015 (AFP) - South Korea has reacted with shock and a little shame to a violent knife attack on the US ambassador that jarred harshly with the self-image of a largely safe, well-ordered society.

TECH 06 Mar 2015 | 1:00 PM Premium

Review of Hillary Clinton e-mails to take months

A growing controversy over Democrat Hillary Clinton's use of personal e-mail for work while she was US secretary of state could drag on for months, threatening to cloud the expected launch of her 2016 presidential campaign.

Myanmar 06 Mar 2015 | 12:28 PM Premium

Myanmar police charge 14 garment workers as protests gather pace

YANGON, March 6, 2015 (AFP) - Myanmar police have charged 14 garment workers with rioting following a crackdown on a strike, state media said Friday, as authorities face increasing criticism for their handling of a series of protests.