Ninety elephant carcasses have been discovered in Botswana with their tusks hacked off, a charity said Tuesday, in what is believed to be one of Africa's worst mass poaching sprees.
More than 1,200 people have been killed across South Asia in monsoon storms so far this year, according to figures collected by AFP as India counts the rising toll from floods that have devastated southern Kerala state.
North Korea's population increased by 100,000 from a year ago to 25.60 million this year, a U.S. government-funded radio station reported Thursday, citing data released by the Population Reference Bureau (PRB), a Washington-based non-profit organization.
United States President Donald Trump has shared a picture of him with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker after a joint press conference, where both joined hands to eliminate tariffs.
The Nepal Army has so far completed works on opening the track of 26 road projects of the country. According to the Development and Construction Directorate of the Nepal Army, a total of 1,048 kilometres of road has been constructed in course of completing these projects. The Nepal Army had got responsibility to construct the roads in rural and hilly districts.
Portuguese unemployment has been estimated at 7.4 percent for March, the lowest level since April 2004, the National Statistics Institute (INE) announced on Monday.
Saudi Arabia has plans to dig a canal the length of its border with Gulf rival Qatar, to turn the peninsula into an island and further isolate it, Saudi media have said.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba created over 36.8 million jobs last year via its expansive retail ecosystem, a report showed. The company's various e-commerce platforms like Tmall and Taobao, which covers over 500 million consumers, offered about 14.05 million jobs to online retailers in 2017, according to Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba created over 36.8 million jobs last year via its expansive retail ecosystem, a report showed.
China strongly condemns and firmly opposes new tariffs to be imposed by the United States on a list of Chinese products, the Chinese Embassy in the United States said here Tuesday.
Boko Haram killed at least 20 people and wounded scores of others in coordinated attacks on a military camp and villages around the flashpoint northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, which they also tried to infiltrate across a defensive trench, officials said Monday.
There might be up to 105 schoolgirls taken away by terror group Boko Haram after an all-girl college was attacked Monday in Nigeria's northeastern state of Yobe, parents of the missing students alleged Saturday, citing an evidence.
Air strikes hit Syria's Eastern Ghouta for a third straight day on Tuesday, bringing the civilian death toll to nearly 200 as the UN warned the situation in the rebel enclave was spinning "out of control". Air strikes and rocket and artillery fire have battered the rebel-held enclave since Sunday in apparent preparation for a government ground assault on the besieged region.
An Iranian passenger plane on a domestic flight crashed into the country's Zagros mountains on Sunday killing all 66 people on board, officials said. The Aseman Airlines flight left Tehran's Mehrabad airport around 0800 (0430 GMT) for the city of Yasuj in Isfahan province, said Mohammad Tabatabai, director of public relations for the airline.
Experts have urged to explore bilateral trade and investment between Nepal and Zambia. In a Round Table meeting oragnized by Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs (AIDIA) and the High Commission Republic of Zambia, New Delhi 'Nepal- Zambia Relation: The Future Ahead', in Kathmandu on Friday, Sunil KC, CEO of AIDIA said that the major objective of the Round Table meeting was to discuss on finding opportunities for exploring bilateral trade and investment in Zambia.
India has for the first time decided to sack in one go some 13,000 railway employees who are on "unauthorized" leave for a long time. The state-owned Indian Railways said that it has already identified and also initiated disciplinary action against those absentee employees to terminate their services, a move aimed at sprucing up its performance and giving encouragement to sincere staffers.