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Chinese worker wounded in Pakistan bomb attack

´╗┐Finally allowed 2nd child, older Chinese parents turn to IVF – ‘More women are coming to ask to have their second child’

Obama makes history with Hiroshima visit – US president meets survivors, offers no apology

HIROSHIMA: US President Barack Obama paid moving tribute to victims of the first atomic bomb yesterday, offering a comforting embrace to a tearful man who survived the devastating attack on…

Cambodia jails PM bodyguards over attack on opposition MPs

PHNOM PENH: A Cambodian court yesterday jailed for a year three bodyguards of Prime Minister Hun Sen for attacking two opposition politicians during a march by government supporters, but the…

Philippines’ Duterte launches vulgar attacks on the Church – Hero’s burial plan for Philippine dictator sparks outrage

Obama lifts decades-old arms ban in his 1st visit to Vietnam to bolster a government seen as a crucial partner

For Allah, China and Marx: theological mix for young imams

YINCHUAN, CHINA: Every morning on his way to class at one of China’s largest Islamic institutes, Wang Yue is reminded that the state comes before Allah. Emblazoned in gold etching…

18 girls killed in fire at school dorm in northern Thailand

Daimler AG launches new partnership with AR Albisher& Z Alkazemi Company

KUWAIT: Daimler AG has enhanced its relationship with AR Albisher& Z. Alkazemi Company, Mercedes-Benz Kuwait, by entering into an additional distribution agreement to supply the new “Mercedes-Benz Accelo 915C” medium-duty…

Bloody anti-crime purge could haunt next Philippine president – Davao still affected by Duterte’s death squads

MANILA: Nine years ago, Father Amado Picardal helped bury a teenager from a slum family who was gunned down by motorcycle-riding assassins in the southern Philippine city of Davao. The…

Top China official promises to ‘listen’ to Hong Kong – The city is resentful of Beijing’s tightening grip

HONG KONG: One of China’s most powerful officials said he would listen to political demands from Hongkongers in a conciliatory start to a visit yesterday that has stirred anger in…

Afghanistan backs Beijing stance on South China Sea

BEIJING: Yesterday China said landlocked Afghanistan has expressed support for Beijing’s stance on the South China Sea dispute, the latest country from outside the region to line up behind China’s…