Fijians told to seek shelter as super cyclone closes in

Fijians living in the path of an approaching super cyclone were told to hunker down at home or flee to emergency...

US pressures N Korea after sanctions vote

Sanctions could cost Pyongyang $1 billion a year MANILA: The United States and China piled pressure on North Korea yesterday to abandon its nuclear missile...

China slams protectionism, touts globalization

Europeans rain on Silk Road parade, India skips summit BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping criticized protectionism yesterday at a summit positioning Beijing as a champion...

How a botched raid led to martial law in Philippines

MARAWI: It was meant to be a "surgical operation" to capture one of the world's most wanted terrorists, who was hiding and wounded in...

Indonesia arrests 13 in pre-Christmas terror sweep

Indonesian authorities beef up security- Hardline Muslim groups burn US and Israeli flags JAKARTA: More than a dozen people have been arrested by Indonesian anti-terrorism...

S Korea urges dialogue in a WWII anniversary message

SEOUL: South Korean protesters march with signs reading 'No Japan, No Abe' during an anti-Japanese rally marking the anniversary of...

Arrested Hong Kong media tycoon urges staff to ‘fight on’

HONG KONG: Hong Kong pro-democracy media mogul Jimmy Lai (center) pushes through a media pack to get to a waiting vehicle...

Indonesia resumes executions as it steps up ‘war on drugs’

JAKARTA: Indonesia is preparing to execute more foreigners convicted of drug offenses as it maintains a contentious policy of imposing capital punishment for drug...

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...

Philippines to shut border to foreigners

MANILA: The Philippines will close its border to foreigners and restrict the number of Filipinos entering the country as authorities battle to contain a...

International aid effort for Indonesia swings into gear

PALU, Indonesia: An international aid effort to help tens of thousands of victims of Indonesia's quake-tsunami disaster swung into gear yesterday after days of...

Coronavirus apps expose tension between privacy and ‘data need’

PARIS: An employee of a fast food outlet talks to men working for the delivery company Deliveroo...

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