Bangladesh activist arrested on 'anti-Islam' charges

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 - 09:34 GMT

Bangladesh police arrested a 25-year-old social media activist as he tried to leave the country on charges.

Thick smog keeps schools closed for fourth day in Iran

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 - 02:27 GMT

Schools were closed for a fourth straight day in Tehran on Wednesday as dangerous air pollution covered the Iranian capital.

Philippines halts sale of Sanofi's dengue vaccine

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 - 09:14 GMT

The Philippines has suspended the sale and distribution of Sanofi's dengue vaccine, authorities said Tuesday.

SoftBank to invest up to $25 billion in Saudi Arabia: Bloomberg

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 - 08:44 GMT

Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) plans to invest as much as $25 billion in Saudi Arabia over the next three to four years, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.