Monday, January 21, 2019

Crocodile mauls woman to death in Indonesia

MINAHASA, Indonesia: A 4.4-m-long crocodile named Merry is secured before being taken out of its enclosure in North Sulawesi on Jan...

Tuna sells for record $3m at Tokyo auction

TOKYO: President of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, Kiyoshi Kimura, displays a 278 kg bluefin tuna at his main restaurant yesterday. —...

Two monks shot dead as violence flares in Thailand’s deep south

NARATHIWAT: A Buddhist monk and a Muslim village leader sit together to express sympathy and support during a gathering in Rattanaupap...

One dead in Hong Kong oil tanker blaze

A potential environmental catastrophe off Hong Kong’s coast A handout photo taken yesterday and made available by the...

Indonesia recovers second black box from Lion Air crash

A cockpit voice recorder, the second “black box” from Lion Air flight 610 that crashed last October killing all 189 people...

China lands probe on ‘dark side’ of moon

Beijing hopes of having crewed space station by 2022 IN SPACE: This handout picture taken by the Chang'e-4...

Marcos jewelry being appraised ahead of possible auction

The Philippine government is appraising millions of dollars' worth of jewelry seized three decades ago from Imelda Marcos, the former first lady known mainly...

Philippine growth misses forecast as risks loom – Services sector was the main growth...

MANILA: The Philippine economy grew slower than expected in the third quarter, as risks from a leadership change next year and the El Nino...

Myanmar Reuters journalists lose appeal against 7-year jail sentence

YANGON: This file photo taken on September 03, 2018 shows Myanmar journalist Wa Lone (C) is escorted by police after...

Canada asks China for clemency for drug trafficker

DALIAN, China: This photograph taken and released by the Intermediate Peoples’ Court of Dalian on January 14, 2019 shows Canadian Robert...

Indonesia’s Aceh lashes 2 men 100 times each for sex

ACEH, Indonesia: A Sharia law enforcement medical official checks the injuries of a man who was whipped in Lhokseumawe.-AFP

Kuwait receives third of total annual rainfall in one day

  KUWAIT: Kuwait received more than a third of its total average annual rainfall overnight Monday to Tuesday as a result of torrential rains. The...

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