Thousands in Myanmar rally behind Suu Kyi ahead of Hague court date

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar: People participate in a rally in support of Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday ahead of her...

Indonesian faints during whipping

GOH, Indonesia: An Indonesian man faints after he was whipped in public on charges of engaging in sexual relations in Aceh...

Malaysian Muslims handed jail terms for missing prayers

KUALA LUMPUR: Six Malaysian Muslims have reportedly been handed one-month jail terms for skipping prayers in violation of Islamic laws, sparking fresh...

Typhoon Kammuri kills two in Philippines, shuts Manila airport

340,000 people evacuated from homes in central Bicol region LEGASPI, Philippines: Debris litters a passenger terminal after one...

Conservative Muslims rally in Indonesia amid tight security

President rejects end to direct votes, relaxing term limit JAKARTA: Thousands of Indonesian Muslims from conservative groups held a...

Evacuations, airport closure as typhoon nears Philippines

MANILA: Typhoon Kammuri barrelled towards the Philippines yesterday, pushing tens of thousands of people into evacuation centres and prompting authorities to order...

Evacuations in Philippines as typhoon cancels sports events

People urged to leave homes, thousands in evacuation centres CLARK, Philippines: The Philippines has begun evacuating thousands of people,...

North Korea fires two projectiles on Thanksgiving

SEOUL: South Korean Army Major General Jeon Dongjin of the Joint Chiefs of Staff speaks during a press briefing on North...

With tears and white roses, Vietnam receives first bodies found in truck

16 bodies returned out of 39 - Town flooded with mourners NGHE AN: Crowds look on as...

Thai deer found with 7kg plastic in stomach

Veterinarians examine pieces of waste recovered from the stomach of a dead deer at Khun Sathan National Park in Thailand's Nan...

Shiite detentions in Malaysia fuelling fears of crackdown

Dozens of Shiites have been rounded up recently KUALA LUMPUR: Syed Mohamad was celebrating a key date in the...

Philippines’ Duterte strips VP critic of drug war post

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte fired Vice President and arch-critic Leni Robredo from her post as overseer of his deadly drug war...

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