As China locks up Muslims in Xinjiang, it opens its doors to tourists

From the expansive dunes of the Taklamakan Desert to the snow-capped peaks of Tianshan, Chinese authorities are selling troubled Xinjiang as a...

Hong Kong protesters clash with police; demonstrations target Chinese traders

HONG KONG: A photojournalist falls down during clashes between protesters and police at an anti parallel trading march in Sheung...

Kuwait delivers more aid to Rohingya

KUWAIT: Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) announced yesterday distribution of 2,300 food parcels to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh in coordination with Bangladesh Red Crescent Society....

Follow our model for ‘happy’ Xinjiang, China tells West

GENEVA: China said yesterday its treatment of ethnic Muslims in "happy" and "secure" Xinjiang region was a model for other nations to...

Filipino ‘suicide bomber’ behind last month’s attack

MANILA: Philippine security forces confirmed yesterday the first Filipino "suicide bomber" attack in the Asian country, warning Islamic militants were grooming other...

Amal Clooney to join legal team of Philippine journalist Ressa

MANILA: Prominent rights lawyer Amal Clooney says she will join the legal team defending Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, whose news site has...

Women’s football ‘forbidden’ unless all-female: Aceh

JAKARTA: Less than a week after the women's world cup football final drew record crowds and global TV audiences, clerics in a...

Amnesty urges UN probe of ‘systematic’ Philippine drug war killings

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's narcotics crackdown has become a "systematic" campaign of killing, Amnesty International alleged yesterday, urging the United Nations...

US lawmakers urge sanctions over China’s Xinjiang crackdown

WASHINGTON: US lawmakers on Friday renewed their call for sanctions against China's top official in the Xinjiang region on the anniversary of...

Indonesia’s top court jails woman who reported sexual harassment

JAKARTA: Indonesia's Supreme Court has jailed a woman who tried to report her employer for alleged sexual harassment, in a ruling that...

US ‘hell-bent’ on sanctions: N Korea

Trump-Kim meet ends standstill on denuclearization talks UNITED NATIONS: North Korea has accused the US of being "hell-bent...

Victims, perpetrators: Rehabilitating Indonesia’s child bombers

Indonesia grapples with growing threat of family attacks JAKARTA: Thrown off a motorbike as her parents blew themselves up,...

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