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Indonesia volcano erupts, spewing ashes up to 7.5 km high

Mount Soputan volcano in North Sulawesi province of central Indonesia erupted twice on Sunday, a disaster agency official said.

December 16, 2018

Sri Lanka president reinstates ousted PM to end deadlock

Sri Lanka's president has reappointed Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister, nearly two months after firing him and setting off weeks of political stalemate.

December 16, 2018

At least 12 die, 80 fall sick after eating temple food in India

Three people have been arrested in the suspected food poisoning in which devotees fell ill after consuming tomato rice at a Hindu temple.

December 16, 2018

Iran says not to negotiate on missile program

Iran's missile program is for defensive purposes and the Islamic republic will never negotiate over it, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.

December 16, 2018