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The Indian government on Thursday relaxed its visa restrictions to allow all categories of foreign nationals to enter India through air or sea for any purpose except for tourism.
The Philippine economy contracted for the first time in more than two decades during the first quarter, but officials warned Thursday that the worst was likely yet to come as the nation reels from the coronavirus pandemic.
Twelve people were killed and dozens missing after a landslide unleashed by monsoon rains struck in the central Philippines Thursday, inflicting more misery on the already storm-battered nation.
The death toll from super typhoon Mangkhut has climbed to 65 in the Philippines and 43 missing, police said on Monday.
The Philippines’ environment minister on Monday ordered the stoppage of all small-scale mining activities in a mountainous region in the country’s north following major landslides after super typhoon Mangkhut hit the country.
Typhoon Mangkhut rocked Hong Kong before striking mainland China on Sunday, injuring scores and sending skyscrapers swaying, after killing at least 49 people in the Philippines and ripping a swathe of destruction through its agricultural heartland.
New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern has become the first world leader in nearly 30 years to have a baby while in office.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman on Tuesday defended the 73-year-old leader from criticism after he kissed a married woman on the lips in front of thousands of cheering Filipinos in South Korea.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday told a United Nations rights expert to "go to hell" over criticism of the Philippine leader for threatening the country's top judge.
New Zealand has joined Britain, the United States, Germany and France in condemning Russia over the nerve agent attack on a former spy and his daughter in England.
Tonga declared a state of emergency Monday as the Pacific island kingdom braces for a direct hit by a powerful cyclone that is threatening to become a Category Five superstorm.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, his girlfriend of more than one year, made their first official public appearance together on Monday.
Arsenal have confirmed the arrival of Real Madrid starlet Martin Odegaard, on a loan deal running until the end of the season.
A 104-year-old widow, Mrs. Margaret Onwuelo, has dragged billionaire industrialist, Chief Cletus Ibeto, and 14 others to Anambra State High Court over alleged attempt to take over her property.
A former Arsenal academy player Tyrell Robinson has been jailed for having sex with an underage girl and taking a photograph of his friend in bed with two naked 14-year-olds the same night, reports Mirror.
Oyo governor, Seyi Makinde, says his administration is considering paying compensation to farmers who have been victims of damage caused by herders in the state.
The agent of Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa admits a move to England is likely.
Irked by the daily onslaught by bandits on innocent citizens, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the National Security Adviser, NSA, Major General Babagana Monguno, retd, to rise up to the occasion and ensure that banditry activities are brought to an end.
Quadri Aruna and Olajide Omotayo are among top African stars listed for the first official events of the World Table Tennis (WTT) in Qatar on March 3 to 13.
Officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos State have apprehended two girls with tampered passports.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State declared on Monday that his government would not try to solve the insecurity challenges in his state by backing those bent on taking laws into their hands or carrying out jungle justice against perceived wrongdoers.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Bishop David Oyedepo of Living Faith Church Worldwide, and Rep. Tunji Ajuloopin are to receive awards at the Golden Jubilee anniversary of Omu-Aran Social Club.