West rebukes China over move to tighten grip on Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam (center) holds a press conference after attending the opening...

Unsung heroes? How hoverflies play key pollination role

MOSCOW: In this file photo taken on May 10, 2014, a European hoverfly collects nectar on a bud of a cherry...

Anthem bill sparks clashes in Hong Kong’s legislature

HONG KONG: Pro democracy lawmaker Eddie Chu (centre right) is surrounded by security during a scuffle with...

Standing in Solidarity and Joining Hands to Fight COVID-19

LI Minggang, Chinese Ambassador By LI Minggang, Chinese Ambassador to KuwaitCurrently, COVID-19 is sweeping...

First virus death in Nepal – a new mother

People stand in queues as they wait to be tested for a coronavirus test at Kalimati vegetable market during a government-imposed...

Hilali fire station men removed a ring from a woman’s finger

By Hanan Al-Saadoun KUWAIT: Hilali fire station men removed a...

Syrian refugees starve amid lockdowns, job losses

A US military vehicle patrols the oil fields in the town of Qahtaniyah in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh province near the Turkish...

Special effects, virtual guests: China weddings go online

HANGZHOU, China: This handout photo taken on May 1, 2020 shows bridegroom Ma Jialun and bride Zhang Yitong during their livestreamed...

Seoul closes bars and clubs over fears of virus 2nd wave

SEOUL: A man wearing a facemask walks in the popular nightlife district of Itaewon yesterday. - AFP SEOUL:...

Cruise ship linked to Australian virus cluster reaches Philippines

MANILA: A fishing boat sails past the Princess Cruises' Ruby Princess cruise ship as it docks in Manila Bay during the...

Philippines forces media network ABS-CBN off air

MANILA: A general view shows the ABS-CBN network headquarters in Quezon City, Manila. The Philippines' top broadcaster ABS-CBN on May 5...

Call centers expose fault line in Japan’s pandemic fight

TOKYO: A woman wearing a facemask amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 walks past a man laying on the...

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