A man in China's central Henan province has become the latest person reported to have died this winter from H7N9 bird flu, the state news agency Xinhua said on Saturday (14/01) citing local health authorities.
15 January 2017 | 01:00 AM
Cak Budi makes use of his Instagram account to help those that are struggling to make ends meet.
15 January 2017 | 12:10 AM
A camp on the Greek island of Lesbos housing more than 2,500 migrants denies people the most basic human dignity.
14 January 2017 | 11:59 PM
South Korea is set to import 1,500 tons of fresh eggs before the start of the Lunar New Year holiday season.
14 January 2017 | 11:30 PM
China's big state-owned banks are poised to modestly accelerate profit growth and see a steady recovery in their shares in 2017.
14 January 2017 | 11:00 PM
Islamist militants in the Philippines allied with Islamic State freed on Saturday (14/01) a South Korean cargo ship captain and a Filipino member of his crew held captive for more than three months on a southern island, an army spokesman said.
14 January 2017 | 10:05 PM
Bangladesh will be taking a step backwards in efforts to end child marriage if parliament approves changes to a law which would permit girls below 18 to be married in "special cases", a global alliance of charities said on Thursday (12/01).
14 January 2017 | 10:00 PM
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas discussed the Middle East with Pope Francis on Saturday (14/01) and said prospects for peace there will suffer if US president-elect Donald Trump moves Washington's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
14 January 2017 | 09:57 PM