S Korea offers alternative to conscription

DAEJEON: South Korean Jehovah's Witnesses who are conscientious objectors to mandatory military service await an induction session at a correctional facility...

Malaysia’s leader faces calls to quit after failed bid for emergency rule

KUALA LUMPUR: A couple looks at the skyline of the Malaysian capital on Sunday. - AFP KUALA LUMPUR:...

Malaysia’s king rejects emergency rule in blow to PM

KUALA LUMPUR: A couple looks at the skyline of Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur yesterday. Malaysia's king yesterday rejected a proposal by...

Thais gather for protest after PM snub

BANGKOK: A pro-democracy protester holds a sign with the image of Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha urging him to leave office...

Nearly 9,000 flee in Philippines as Molave intensifies

MANILA: A resident holds onto his umbrella in strong wind as others stand by their wooden boats along the coastal area...

Children killed in Afghan air strike that hit mosque

KABUL: An Afghan Air Force helicopter flies over ahead of the arrival of Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani for the introduction of...

‘CIA’-like street food vendors first on scene to feed Thai protesters

BANGKOK: Grilled sausages, hotdogs, soups, cold drinks, pickled fruits and satay sticks are just some of the snacks on the menu....

China and Vatican renew historic deal on bishops

ROME: Pope Francis (center), Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew I (right), Italy's President Sergio Mattarella (3rd left) and the Mayor of...

Nagorno-Karabakh peace hopes slim before Washington talks

GANJA: A man walks among the debris of destroyed buildings hit by shelling during the ongoing military conflict between Armenia and...

11 Afghan women killed in stampede near Pak consulate

JALALABAD: Women gather outside the main entrance gate of a football stadium following a stampede that killed at least 11 women...

‘A moving current’: Thai protesters adopt Hong Kong tactics and style

BANGKOK: Pro-democracy protesters give the three-finger salute outside the Siam Paragon shopping center yesterday. - AFP BANGKOK: Umbrellas...

Why China may want to keep Trump in the White House

BEIJING: This file photo taken on Nov 9, 2017 shows US President Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping shaking hands...

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