Philippine drug war chief quits amid narcotics scandal

MANILA: In other news, the Philippines' top policeman, who leads the nation's deadly drugs crackdown, quit yesterday as he faces allegations of...

26 dead as Hagibis slams Japan; Amir sends condolence

TOKYO: Tens of thousands of rescuers were working through the night to reach people feared trapped in Japan by landslides and floods...

Malaysia must scrap ‘cruel’ death penalty

PETALING JAYA: Shamini Darshni Kaliemuthu (left) and Brian Yap, representatives from Amnesty International Malaysia, attend the launch of a report on...

Over 16,000 flee unrest in Papua

JAKARTA: More than 16,000 scared residents have fled an unrest-hit city in Indonesia's Papua region, the military said yesterday, as one of...

Duterte reveals new health issue

SOCHI, Russia: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte attends the 16th annual meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club on Oct 3, 2019. -...

At Fukushima plant – a million-ton headache

Tank after tank of water contaminated with radioactive elements OKUMA: In the grounds of the ravaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear...

Seven Philippine ex-rebels killed by IS-linked gunmen

MANILA: Seven former Muslim rebels have been killed in the southern Philippines, military and police authorities said yesterday, in an attack claimed...

Unkempt? Panelo tells critics Duterte smells ‘refreshing’

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman defended him against critics who described him as looking unkempt when he met with Russia's prime...

North Korea fires ballistic missile

Most provocative test since talks with US began SEOUL: North Korea fired what may have been a submarine-launched ballistic...

Clashes erupt across Indonesia as thousands protest legal-reforms

Police fire tear gas to break up sex-ban law protests JAKARTA: Riot police fired tear gas at stone-throwing protesters...

Afghan voters defy attacks, delays to choose president

In this handout photograph taken and released by Press Office of President of Afghanistan on September 28, 2019, Afghan First Lady...

Infant among at least 20 killed in Indonesian quake

AMBON CITY: At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured yesterday in a strong earthquake that rocked Indonesia's remote Maluku islands,...

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