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Hijackers? Aliens? Theories over Flight 370’s fate abound

Mahathir joins with old enemies to push out PM – Move brings together Mahathir and Anwar

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad yesterday joined hands with long-standing foes, including the party of the jailed Anwar Ibrahim, to crank up pressure on scandal-plagued Prime Minister Najib…

IS-inspired militants on offensive in South Philippines

Philippines probes attack on top Saudi cleric

Powerful quake in western Indonesia sparks panic

Prominent Saudi cleric injured in Philippines attack

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines: An influential Saudi Arabian preacher was shot and wounded in a southern Philippine city yesterday, police said, adding security forces killed the gunman. Sheikh Ayed Al-Qarni was in…

A third of working women were sexually harassed: Japan study

Philippine assault seizes terrorist lair, kills 24

Chinese pastor, wife who opposed cross removals sent to jail

BEIJING: A Chinese husband and wife who led a Christian congregation that opposed a government campaign to remove crosses atop churches have been given long prison sentences for illegal activities,…

N Korea puts tearful detained American before cameras

Philippines hits out at Madonna over flag stunt

The Philippines criticized Madonna yesterday for disrespecting its flag during a concert in Manila, and said it would call on organizers of future events to avoid similar incidents. Photos from…

Japan population shrinking

TOKYO: Japan’s latest census confirmed the hard reality long ago signaled by shuttered shops and abandoned villages across the country: the population is shrinking. Japan’s population stood at 127.1 million…