Protesters kill police with spears, axes

Protesters kill police with spears, axes

KATHMANDU – Protesters in western Nepal have killed at least seven police officers as violent clashes broke out over the country’s proposals for a new constitution. Thousands of people had…

Another boy attacked and killed

DHAKA – Yet another boy has been tortured and killed in Bangladesh, police said. Mohammad Raja, 17, is the fourth boy between ages 10 and 17 to be beaten to…

Missing plane located

JAKARTA – The Trigana Air Service plane that went missing Sunday has been found, Indonesia’s director general of air transportation, Suprasetyo, said during a news conference. The wreckage was found…

Blast kills minister

Blast kills minister

LAHORE – A bomb killed a Pakistani provincial minister and at least 12 others when it destroyed the minister’s home on Sunday in Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s political heartland of…

MERS confirmed in Thailand

THAILAND – Thailand has confirmed its first case of MERS, representing a further spread of the deadly respiratory disease from the Middle East to eastern Asia, Thai Public Health Minister…

10 deaths on stranded Myanmar migrant boat

Myanmar migrants on a boat stranded for a week in the Andaman Sea with no food or water say 10 people have died, while some are resorting to drinking urine.…

No bail for accused Vic terror teen

MELBOURNE – A teenager boy accused of planning a terror attack remains in custody as police continue to search a Melbourne home for evidence. Police guarded the 17-year-old as he…

Police: 101-year-old man rescued one week after Nepal quake

NEPAL – Police rescued a 101-year-old man from under the rubble of his home on Saturday, one week after an earthquake hit his country. The elderly man is in stable…

Disease outbreak could claim more lives in Nepal than earthquake

NEPAL – Thousands of Nepalese survivors are at risk of another catastrophe after a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit the South Asian country on April 25. As the hurt and the…

Accused ‘ice’ smuggler, Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto, to be hanged if found guilty

MALAYSIA – Drugs charges against Sydney grandmother Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto have been transferred to Malaysia’s high court where she will be sentenced to hang if found guilty. A chemist’s…