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Nepali troops search for US Marines chopper in rivers

14-May-2015 Intellasia | Ynet News | 6:00 AM

The Nepali army has been told a missing US Marines helicopter with eight on board may have come down in a river in the Charikot area hit hard by an earthquake and 400 [...]
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Asia hit hard as Australia slashes foreign aid budget

14-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Australia has slashed its foreign aid budget by almost Aus$1.0 billion (US$800 million) with Asian and African countries bearing the brunt, according to budget papers [...]
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Afghan drug users nearly double

14-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The number of drug users in Afghanistan soared to a record high of three million last year, almost doubling over a two-year period in the world’s leading producer of [...]
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Third secular blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

14-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A masked gang wielding machetes hacked a secular blogger to death Tuesday in northeastern Bangladesh in the third such deadly attack by suspected Islamists since February. [...]
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Another deadly earthquake spreads fear and misery in Nepal

14-May-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of fear-stricken people spent the night out in the open as a new earthquake killed dozens of people and spread more misery in Nepal, which is still struggling to [...]
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Burma court acquits 2 soldiers of killing journalist

14-May-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A military court has acquitted two soldiers on trial for the shooting death of a freelance journalist, according to Myanmar’s human rights body. A statement from the [...]
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Third secular blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

14-May-2015 Intellasia | Times of India | 6:00 AM

A masked gang wielding machetes hacked a secular blogger to death on Tuesday in northeastern Bangladesh in the third such deadly attack since the start of the year, police [...]
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Pakistani defector ‘was key in Bin Laden operation’

14-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two former senior Pakistani military officials told AFP Tuesday that a defector from Pakistani intelligence assisted the US in its hunt for Osama Bin Laden but denied the two [...]
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Burma president meets Chinese state councillor

14-May-2015 Intellasia | ECNS | 6:00 AM

Myanmar President U Thein Sein met with visiting Chinese State Councilor Yang Jing on Monday with both sides pledging to deepen their cooperation. Noting that this year marks [...]
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Pakistan PM pledges support in Afghan fight against Taliban

14-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday pledged support to Afghanistan in its fight against the Taliban during a visit to Kabul, the latest sign of a thaw in their [...]
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The Latest on Nepal: Quake deaths also occur in India, Tibet

The Latest on Nepal: Quake deaths also occur in India, Tibet

14-May-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

7:15 p.m. (1330 GMT) Tuesday’s quake in Nepal caused at least one death in neighbouring Tibet. A landslide triggered by the quake killed one person and injured three, [...]
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Nepal Grassroots Recovery Helps Earthquake Victims

14-May-2015 Intellasia | WNEP | 6:00 AM

Last month, a massive earthquake in Nepal left destruction in its path. One man from Lycoming County was there when it happened and he is still in Nepal doing what he can to [...]
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No change to Australia’s AAA rating after budget: S&P

14-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Credit agencies Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s on Tuesday said Australia’s AAA rating with a stable outlook was not in danger after the government [...]
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Australia unveils budget to counter hit from commodities

14-May-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Australian government Tuesday unveiled a budget it said would support small businesses and promote jobs growth as it sought to stimulate a flagging economy hit by [...]
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Powerful earthquake hits Nepal

14-May-2015 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

“For the first seconds, it was complete silence. By the fifth second, everybody started to scream,” said Marc Sarrado, a 41-year-old documentarian from Spain who [...]
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