Thai police hunt more suspects after Bangkok bomb arrest

Police probing Thailand`s deadliest bombing widened their search for more suspects on Sunday after a foreigner was arrested and stacks of fake passports and bomb-making materials found during a raid on a Bangkok apartment block.

South Sudan ceasefire takes effect after eleventh-hour clashes

A ceasefire aimed at ending a brutal civil war in South Sudan has come into effect, hours after fresh clashes between government forces and rebels, which sparked concern for a hard-won peace deal.

US NSA Susan Rice's trip to Pakistan unrelated to Indo-Pak tension: White House

US National Security Advisor Susan Rice's visit to Islamabad was planned in advance and she is not making an "emergency visit" due to the ongoing tension between India and Pakistan, the White House asserted on Saturday, refuting media reports in this regard.

US NSA Susan Rice holds wide ranging talks with Chinese officials

Ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's State visit to the White House next month, US National Security Advisor Susan Rice has held wide ranging talks with her counterparts in Beijing, her spokesman said on Saturday.

World Athletics Championships: Jamaica storms to men's, women`s 4x100m world titles
World Athletics Championships: Jamaica storms to men's, women`s 4x100m world titles

Double Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce anchored Jamaica to their second successive world title in the women`s 4x100 metres on Saturday.

China toughens sentencing for corruption: Xinhua

China on Saturday amended the country`s criminal law, tightening corruption sentencing and reclassifying sex with underage prostitutes as rape, state media reported.

Republican candidate Rubio rips into China`s Xi

Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio on Friday accused Xi Jinping of seeking to undermine US interests, in a notably personal attack ahead of the Chinese president`s visit to Washington.

DNA: Is Sanskrit language losing its importance in India?

Sanskrit, one of the oldest languages of India is losing its importance in India.

China, US officials hint at underlying tensions in talks
China, US officials hint at underlying tensions in talks

 US President Barack Obama`s key national security aide and China`s top foreign policy official hinted at tensions that divide them on Friday ahead of a state visit to Washington by Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Taiwan military tells veterans to avoid Beijing's World War II parade

Taiwan`s military on Friday urged war veterans to stay away from a victory parade in Beijing next week marking the end of World War Two, saying Nationalist forces led the war, after China announced old soldiers from Taiwan would attend the celebration.

Uyghur hand in blasts in China and Thailand

The August 12 blast in Tianjin, China, which killed 114 people, and the blast in Bangkok, Thailand, recently, was the handiwork of Chinese separatist Uyghur groups, and which the Chinese Government has been trying to hide, suggests a revealing story published in the Brussels-based European Parliament (EP).

US wants China to follow Indian developmental efforts in Afghanistan

The United States on Thursday urged China to follow the Indian model of engagement and developmental efforts in Afghanistan.

Seychelles eager to be part of maritime security framework

Amid increasing Chinese influence in Indian Ocean, Seychelles on Thursday asserted that the region "belongs" to countries sharing maritime boundaries and said it was "actively" considering participating in a security framework for the strategic area involving India, Sri Lanka and Maldives.

China's new long-range bomber to debut in V-Day parade: Report

China will unveil a refitted model of a long-range strategic bomber next week during the massive military parade here to commemorate the victory against Japan in WWII, the state media reported today.

Chinese Army generals lose weight for massive military parade
Chinese Army generals lose weight for massive military parade

More than 50 Chinese Army generals in their mid 50s have shed around five kg due to rigorous training for the massive military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, state media reported on Thursday.

China arrests 12 over Tianjin blasts
China arrests 12 over Tianjin blasts

Chinese police have arrested 12 people over giant explosions that killed 139 people and devastated a swathe of a Chinese port city, state media said Thursday as prosecutors probe 11 officials for neglecting their duties.

No China role in Vietnam's area of South China sea: Thanh

Hailing India's "positive" role in South China Sea, Vietnamese ambassador Ton Sinh Thanh on Wednesday said China has no right to interfere if India invests in the special economic zones of his country, specially in the sea which falls in Vietnamese territory.

China sacks work safety chief as Tianjin toll rises to 139

 China on Wednesday sacked the head of its work safety regulator for suspected corruption even as death toll in twin huge explosions in Tianjin port city continued to rise two weeks after the country's worst industrial disaster and mounted to 139.