BANGKOK, Oct 21 (Bernama) -- Thailand Prime Minister Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha says former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra travelled overseas two days ago with permission

HONG KONG, Oct 21 (Bernama) -- China's Hong Kong government on Tuesday held the first formal talks with students involved in the Occupy Central movement, Xinhua news agency reported

ANKARA, Oct 21 (Bernama) -- Arrest warrants have been issued for 18 Turkish police officers over illegal wiretapping allegations, Xinhua news agency reports quoting local media.

KATHMANDU, Oct 21 (Bernama) -- More than 3.5 million children under five years old were administered vitamin A capsules as part of a two-day nationwide campaign.

SINGAPORE, Oct 21 (Bernama) -- Singapore is deeply concerned about the scale of the Ebola outbreak in west and central Africa and suffering caused by inadequate medical facilities and resources.

COLOMBO, Oct 21 (Bernama) -- The European Union (EU) said Tuesday the lifting of sanctions against Sri Lanka's Tamil Tiger rebels is not a political decision but a legal ruling of a court, Xinhua news agency reported