An elderly passenger who threw coins at the engine of a plane at a Shanghai airport for good luck will not face police action, Chinese state media said on Wednesday.
Indonesian authorities have imposed a travel ban on tycoon and politician Hary Tanoesoedibjo, who is building resorts to be managed by Trump hotels, over an investigation into allegations he threatened a prosecutor via a text message.
The Philippine military said on Wednesday it was likely that large numbers of civilians had been killed during the five-week occupation of a southern town by Islamist rebels, due to "atrocities" by the militants allied with Islamic State.
A major global cyber attack disrupted computers at Russia's biggest oil company, Ukrainian banks and multinational firms with a virus similar to the ransomware that infected more than 300,000 computers last month.
A wildfire that threatened a nature reserve in southern Spain designated as a World Heritage site has been brought under control, officials said yesterday after evacuating over 2,000 people including tourists.
France’s new parliament sat yesterday for the first time as rivals of President Emmanuel Macron questioned a lack of political experience among deputies of his majority-holding Republic on the Move(LREM) party.
The Sri Lankan rupee traded slightly weaker yesterday due to dollar demand from importers after the long weekend, dealers said, and as investors shrugged off a policy rate decision by the central bank, which held key rates steady as expected.
Bangladesh’s foreign exchange (forex) reserve has crossed the $33bn-mark for the first time following higher inflow of remittance during the Eid al-Fitr festival, officials said. The forex reserve rose to $33.01bn, setting a new record, from $32.92bn, according to the central bank’s latest statisti