Police fired AK-47 rifles after protesters blocked a road and began burning tires and throwing objects
Head of MI6 whose achievements included bringing the double agent Oleg Gordievsky out of the Soviet Union
A beauty queen is in hiding after exposing a major talent agency’s alleged links to a crime syndicate
Anti-government protesters determined to unseat Thailand's prime minister surrounded a Bangkok sports stadium on Monday in an unsuccessful attempt to block political parties from registering for February elections.
Analysts say call for early elections is unlikely to satisfy opponents who want to rid country of Shinawatra family's influence
Government order puts an end to days of violent clashes, but protest leader vows to fight on until Prime Minister stands down
With children taken care of, parents can get on with work on new homes
Undercover investigation finds he is still smuggling endangered animals despite his licences being revoked
Singapore-based exchange is one of many trying to create a secure market for trading the digital currency
Displaced and destitute survivors scatter the streets of the ruined city of Tacloban – but the aid they crave remains critically slow in coming
10,000 people are estimated to have been killed by super storm
Ruling says Thailand 'under an obligation to withdraw from territory'
'Larger-than-life' Malaysian company boss known as Fat Leonard is alleged to have worked with the commander of the Navy to move vessels around 'like chess pieces'
A Malaysian court ruled yesterday that a Christian newspaper may not use the word “Allah” to refer to God, a landmark decision on an issue that has fanned religious tension and raised questions over minority rights in the mainly Muslim country.
150,000 people lined up to pay respects to the so-called 'Red Napoleon'
The celebrated Vietnamese general who oversaw key victories against France and America and effectively ended French colonial rule in the region has died aged 102.