Finally allowed 2nd child, older Chinese parents turn to IVF – ‘More women are...

BEIJING: China's decision to allow all married couples to have two children is driving a surge in demand for fertility treatment among older women,...

Obama makes history with Hiroshima visit – US president meets survivors, offers no apology

HIROSHIMA: US President Barack Obama paid moving tribute to victims of the first atomic bomb yesterday, offering a comforting embrace to a tearful man...

Cambodia jails PM bodyguards over attack on opposition MPs

PHNOM PENH: A Cambodian court yesterday jailed for a year three bodyguards of Prime Minister Hun Sen for attacking two opposition politicians during a...

Philippines’ Duterte launches vulgar attacks on the Church – Hero’s burial plan for Philippine...

DAVAO: Explosive incoming Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has launched a series of obscenity-filled attacks on the Catholic Church, branding local bishops corrupt "sons of...

Obama lifts decades-old arms ban in his 1st visit to Vietnam to bolster a...

HANOI, VIETNAM: US President Barack Obama yesterday lifted a half-century-old ban on selling arms to Vietnam, looking to bolster a government seen as a...

For Allah, China and Marx: theological mix for young imams

YINCHUAN, CHINA: Every morning on his way to class at one of China's largest Islamic institutes, Wang Yue is reminded that the state comes...

18 girls killed in fire at school dorm in northern Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) - A nighttime fire at a dormitory of a primary school in northern Thailand killed 18 girls, many of whom had been...

Daimler AG launches new partnership with AR Albisher& Z Alkazemi Company

KUWAIT: Daimler AG has enhanced its relationship with AR Albisher& Z. Alkazemi Company, Mercedes-Benz Kuwait, by entering into an additional distribution agreement to supply...

Bloody anti-crime purge could haunt next Philippine president – Davao still affected by...

MANILA: Nine years ago, Father Amado Picardal helped bury a teenager from a slum family who was gunned down by motorcycle-riding assassins in the...

Top China official promises to ‘listen’ to Hong Kong – The city is resentful...

HONG KONG: One of China's most powerful officials said he would listen to political demands from Hongkongers in a conciliatory start to a visit...

Afghanistan backs Beijing stance on South China Sea

BEIJING: Yesterday China said landlocked Afghanistan has expressed support for Beijing's stance on the South China Sea dispute, the latest country from outside the...

US set to renew, but tweak sanctions against Myanmar – Military continues to wield...

WASHINGTON: The US business lobby says it is high time to drop the remaining US sanctions on Myanmar, but human rights activists and US...

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