Channel NewsAsia

09 Oct 2015 04:35

US officials say Russian cruise missiles aimed at Syria crashed in Iran

U.S. officials said four Russian cruise missiles fired at Syria from a warship in the Caspian Sea on Wednesday had crashed in Iran while Russia insisted they had reached their targets in Syria.

  • 09 Oct 2015 03:48

    Netanyahu vows action against 'wave of terror' as attacks spread

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged firm action on Thursday against what he called a mostly unorganised "wave of terror" plaguing Israel and the Palestinian territories but warned there was no "magic solution."

  • 09 Oct 2015 01:35

    Republican chaos as McCarthy quits US House speaker race

    Conservative US Republicans drove frontrunner Kevin McCarthy out of the race to be the next speaker of the House on Thursday, plunging their party into disarray and triggering a scramble to find the chamber's next leader.

  • 09 Oct 2015 03:37

    France train attack hero stabbed in California

    One of three Americans who helped thwart a terror attack on a Paris-bound train was stabbed in his home state of California - apparently after coming to a woman's rescue, authorities said on Thursday.

  • 08 Oct 2015 23:46

    Syria army in 'vast offensive' backed by Russian strikes

    A Syrian military source told AFP on Thursday that the army, backed by Russian raids and allied militia including the powerful Lebanese group Hezbollah, had advanced in a key mountain range.

  • 08 Oct 2015 15:40

    Turkey urges NATO to keep up its Patriot defences

    Turkey urged its NATO allies on Thursday to keep up missile defences along its Syrian border, after Germany and the United States said they would press on with plans to withdraw Patriot batteries despite worries about Russian actions in the area.

  • 08 Oct 2015 19:27

    Svetlana Alexievich wins Nobel Literature Prize

    Belarussian writer Svetlana Alexievich on Thursday won the 2015 Nobel Literature Prize, the Swedish Academy said.

More World Stories

  • News Now 03:00PM
  • Headline News 03:30PM
  • Between the Lines 03:32PM