Sunday, January 20, 2019

Chinese militants killed in Pakistan

BEIJING: Pakistan has eliminated “almost all” militants from China’s Uighur ethnic minority on its territory, the country’s president said yesterday, as China conducts a...

Communist Party takes star role in China’s war parade

BEIJING: The undoubted star of China’s giant military parade marking 70 years since Japan’s World War II defeat-and countless television shows on the conflict-will...

Thai PM says main suspect in shrine bombing arrested – Police looking into a...

BANGKOK: Thailand’s prime minister said yesterday that authorities have arrested a man they believe is the main suspect in a bombing at a shrine...

Thai police award themselves $84K for arrest of suspect – Saturday’s arrest was thanks...

BANGKOK: With much fanfare, Thai police had offered an $84,000 reward for tips leading to arrests in the Bangkok bombing. Yesterday, they handed out...

Thai police hunt more suspects – Nationality, identity of arrested man unclear

BANGKOK: Police probing Thailand’s deadliest bombing raided a second location and widened their search for more suspects yesterday after a foreigner was arrested and...

Mahathir calls for ‘people power’ movement to topple PM – Malaysia’s Deputy PM warns...

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad, joining anti-government protesters for a second day yesterday, called for a “people’s power” movement to topple Prime...

Bangkok bombing proves bad reputation of police – Legacy of corruption, brutality and political...

BANGKOK: Investigating a crime with little forensic evidence, no clear motive and no claim of responsibility - like the Bangkok bombing that killed 20...

US stocks surge after China cuts rates – European markets recover losses

NEW YORK: Stocks surged yesterday morning on Wall Street, erasing some of the heavy losses of a day earlier, after China cut interest rates...

US military depot blast and steel plant blaze hit Tokyo – Metal canisters-shooting out...

SAGAMIHARA: A blast ripped through a warehouse at a US military post yesterday and started a fire, while a blaze broke out at a...

Great fall of China sinks world stocks – Shanghai loses 9%, Dow opens more...

NEW YORK: World stock markets plunged yesterday, as a near 9-percent dive in China shares and a sharp drop in the dollar and major...

Thai police chief hails bomber hunt ‘progress’ – Reward for information tripled to three...

BANGKOK: Thailand's police chief yesterday insisted his officers were making "a lot of progress" in the hunt for the Bangkok shrine bomber despite the...

Kim puts troops on war footing with S Korea

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un put his frontline troops on a war footing yesterday to back up an ultimatum for South Korea to...

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