India's population is set to overpass China's in 2024, according to the report by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs' Population Division.
Indian troops have killed three militants and one protester in the Indian-controlled Kashmir.
A car bomb in the southern Afghan province of Helmand leaves at least 34 people dead and dozens more injured.
Australia lifts a temporary suspension on sorties over Syria that had been implemented amid rising tensions between a US-led coalition and the Russian military in the Arab country.
Yoga practitioners have taken a relaxing break to bend, twist, and pose for the third International Yoga Day in India and more than 100 other countries.
The gunmen stormed a school in the town of Pigcawayan on Wednesday but later withdrew.
Pakistan will soon begin the construction of a fence across its porous border with Afghanistan.
President Duterte has issued an apology for the consequences of a military offensive against Daesh in Marawi.
Canberra stops its cooperation with the US-led coalition in Syria after an American warplane downs a Syrian fighter jet.
Unidentified gunmen have killed eight Afghan troops near the largest US military base in Afghanistan.
A Chinese naval fleet starts a mission to join Russia ships in drills in the Baltic Sea.
Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines have launched joint operations against the Takfiri terrorist group of Daesh.
Indonesian police say four foreign prisoners have escaped from a jail on the resort island of Bali.
The six soldiers were killed when their vehicle was targeted with a roadside bomb attack in the violence-plagued Pattani Province of Thailand.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in says his country will build no more nuclear reactors.
North Korea has accused the US authorities of "mugging" its diplomatic delegation in New York.
Embarrassed by India in its opening match, Pakistan has astonishingly turned the tables on its arch-rival to win the Champions Trophy.
A Myanmar ship has retrieved the black box of a plane that crashed into the Andaman Sea with 122 people on board.
A man has been killed in clashes between Indian police and protesters in West Bengal.
Pakistan says two diplomats from its consulate in Afghanistan have gone missing while returning to their home country.
Several people have been killed and wounded in the Taliban attack on the police headquarters in the city of Gardez, in Paktia Province.
The US military says an unspecified number of US soldiers have been wounded and an Afghan trooper has been killed in a shooting in northern Afghanistan.
Afghan forces say Tora Bora is fully cleared of militants of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group.
The University of Cambridge rejected a request by an Australian man to return important Aboriginal artifacts taken by British explorer Captain James Cook nearly 250 years ago.
Separate clashes in Indian-controlled Kashmir leave ten people dead.
Iran has strongly condemned a recent terrorist attack on a Shia mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul, which killed four people.
An explosion that killed eight people outside a kindergarten in China was caused by a bomb, officials say.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been under mounting pressure over allegations that he used his influence to help a friend in a business deal.
Afghan officials say the Takfiri terrorist group has captured Afghanistan’s Tora Bora region, formerly a stronghold of the Taliban.
Daesh Takfiri terrorists kill at least four people in an attack on a Shia mosque in the Afghan capital city of Kabul.
The UN says Myanmar should guarantee the rights and medical care of Rohingya children detained in an army crackdown across the troubled Rakhine State.
Pakistan's PM Sharif hits out at a "slandering" campaign against the wealth of his family.
Police said the explosion occurred at the entrance to the Chuangxin Kindergarten in the city of Xuzhou Fengxian county in Jiangsu province on Thursday.
Otto Frederick Warmbier, an American college student, was released after a US State Department official's trip to North Korea, Reuters cites an US official as saying.
The Philippines’ military has arrested a top member of a local terrorist group that has pledged allegiance to Daesh and overrun parts of a southern city.
The upper house of the Japanese parliament passed the anti-terror bill early Thursday.
The UN says there is no military solution to the war in Afghanistan.
Heavy rains flooded swaths of land and triggered multiple landslides over two days.
The Philippine military says US armed forces are on the ground near the Philippines’ town of Marawi but do not engage in fighting against Daesh.
The government has reached a settlement with more than 1,900 asylum seekers who had sued Canberra over their treatment at an immigration camp in Papua New Guinea.
US Defense Secretary James Mattis acknowledges that the United States is “not winning” in the war in Afghanistan.
Pakistan reports the death of a militant commander in a suspected US drone strike.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says North Korea has released an American college student.
Thai police have found 347,000 SIM cards during a raid on the operators of a "click farm."
Philippine officials say Daesh-inspired terrorists are massacring and enslaving civilians in parts of the city of Marawi.
The UN says its top official in Myanmar is being removed amid reports of her failure to protect the rights of the oppressed Rohingya Muslims.
The Indonesian military chief says Daesh could expand its presence in the Southeast Asian state by joining forces with local radical groups.
Heavy downpours trigger trigger landslides in Bangladesh, leaving dozens of people, including soldiers dead.
The Panama City government voices support for ‘One China’ policy after breaking diplomatic relations with self-ruled Taiwan.
A South Korean professor was injured Tuesday after opening a concealed explosive device brought to his university office in Seoul.
Bangladesh detains 10 suspected militants as crackdown widens to nab members of an outlawed militant group.
A Pakistani court sentences a Shia Muslim activist to death for posting anti-Wahhabi and Saudi contents on social media.
Indian and Pakistani troops trade fire in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, killing two civilians and wounding three others.
The Afghan government suspends two top security officials for lapses in security in the capital, Kabul.
The American troopers shot and killed an Afghan man and his two young sons in a district near Pakistan's border.
The Philippines' president says he did not approach US for support in fight against militants in south.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is going to appear before a joint committee for an anti-graft investigation involving his family.
Gunmen riding a motorcycle have shot dead at least three policemen at a checkpoint in southwestern Pakistan.
The American Special Operations Forces would not be participating in the fighting but would be providing technical support.
North Korea slams the secret delivery of four extra THAAD system launchers to South Korea.
An Afghan soldier has killed three US soldiers and wounded another in Nangarhar.
A US air raid has killed three Afghan policemen in the southern province of Helmand.
Gunmen storm a mosque in eastern Afghanistan, killing three worshipers and injuring nine more on a day of national mourning.
A military spokesman says Daesh-affiliated militants have gunned over a dozen Philippine marines in the troubled southern city of Marawi.
Two US Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers flew a 10-hour training mission from Guam over the South China Sea on Thursday.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi have met at a summit in Kazakhstan.
The Takfiri terrorist group of Daesh says it has killed the two Chinese nationals who had been abducted in southwest Pakistan last month.
Search and rescue efforts for a plane that crashed off Myanmar’s southern coast entered a third day on Friday.
North Korea says the cruise missiles it tested on Thursday were of a new type “capable of striking any enemy group of battleships.”
Japanese lawmakers have passed a law clearing the way for Emperor Akihito to abdicate.
Beijing says calls for the release of a lawyer are interference in China’s judicial system.
One Indian soldier has been killed in a shootout with suspected militants along the border dividing Kashmir between India and Pakistan.
China firmly rejected the “irresponsible” claims made in a report by the US Defense Department accusing Beijing of global military ambitions.
Myanmar’s military says it has found the wreckage of a plane in the Andaman Sea that went missing with around 120 people on board, along with several bodies.
North Korea test-fires several projectiles which are thought to be surface-to-ship missile, says Seoul.
A blast at a fireworks company has left 20 people dead and 10 injured in central India.
A court in Jordan announces that the death of three US troops in November 2016 was not related to terrorism.
Myanmar’s army chief and an airport source say a military plane carrying 116 people has gone missing.
Military officials in the Philippines have found the fight with Daesh in a southern city to be tougher than they previously believed.
South Korea suspended any further deployment of the American missile system, the THAAD, pending the results of an environmental impact assessment.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has accused Pakistan of instigating an “undeclared war of aggression” against his country.
Afghanistan’s armed forces are accused of being deeply embroiled in corruption amid the growing insecurity in the country.
Pakistani politicians and lawmakers denounce a controversial Riyadh-based military alliance.
A Pakistani airline is contacting with Qatari officials to bring back passengers stranded in Qatar.
The death toll from the Wednesday deadly blast in Kabul reaches 150 as deadly attacks continue in Afghanistan.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been greeted by offensive hand gestures and thumbs-downs from protesters in New Zealand.
Kabul, which is reeling from a wave of terror attacks and violence, is hosting a multi-nation conference on peace and security.
A funeral ceremony is held for Habibollah Hosseinzadeh, who lost his life in a Daesh terror attack in the Afghan capital last week.
Press TV releases a statement offering condolences to the family of its cameraman Habibollah Hosseinzadeh, who was killed last week in a terrorist attack in Afghanistan.
Beijing expresses strong dissatisfaction with "irresponsible" remarks on the South China Sea by US Secretary of Defense James Mattis.
A hostage taker is shot dead by Australian police at an apartment block in Melbourne "terrorist incident."