Japan marks 75th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing

HIROSHIMA: Hiroshima mayor Kazumi Matsui (right) and representatives of bereaved families take part in a ceremony at the Memorial Cenotaph during...

N Korea on flood alert; heavy rain kills 16 in South

CHEORWON: Residents clean debris from their home following heavy rain fall in Chorwon yesterday. - AFP SEOUL: Days...

Al Jazeera’s office raided in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian authorities raided Al Jazeera's Kuala Lumpur office Tuesday and seized computers as part of...

Manila orders millions to stay home as global virus cases soar

MANILA: Armed police stop motorists at a checkpoint as they conduct identity checks during a new round of lockdown measures for...

Beach SOS leads to rescue on isle

PIKELOT ISLAND, Micronesia: An Australian army helicopter lands near the letters "SOS" on a beach where three men were found in...

Prison raid mars relative calm in Afghanistan after ceasefire

JALALABAD: Afghan soldiers arrive with their Humvee vehicle outside a prison during an ongoing raid in Jalalabad on August 3, 2020....

Jittery Hong Kong’s authors seek safety in Taiwan

HONG KONG: Customers browse in a bookstore in Hong Kong that stocks books with sensitive political titles that could potentially contravene...

Global virus cases top 18 million

SYDNEY: People wearing face masks walk on a street in the central business district of Sydney yesterday. Australia's total reported infections...

Growing calls to scrap ‘racist’ names for Australia landmarks

BRISBANE: Like many indigenous Australians, Pat Dudgeon grew up in the shadow of a mountain range that...

Virus curfew imposed in Melbourne as S Africa tops 500,000 cases

MELBOURNE: A group of police and soldiers patrol the Docklands area on August 2, 2020, after the...

Philippines losing virus war, doctors warn Duterte

MANILA: Dozens of doctors' groups on Saturday warned that the Philippines was losing...

Hong Kong implements tough virus restrictions

HONG KONG: Pedestrians wear face masks in the Kowloon-side Sham Shui Po district of Hong Kong in the early morning of...

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