One dead, 30 hurt as train, truck collide near Tokyo

Train company launches investigation into accident YOKOHAMA, Japan: An express train travelling at around 120 kilometers per hour smashed...

Poverty worsens Philippines’ plastics crisis

'It's likely the garbage will still be there when my son grows up' MANILA: Armed with gloves, rubber boots...

Top Philippine court refuses to legalize gay marriage

MANILA: A landmark case to legalise gay marriage was rejected by the Philippines' highest court yesterday, but LGBT advocates in the deeply...

India leaves nearly two million off citizens’ list

GUWAHATI: People check their names on the final list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) at Buraburi village in...

Retrials ordered for ex-S Korean leader Park and Samsung heir

SEOUL: Supporters of South Korea's former president Park Geun-hye shout slogans during a protest demanding her release from prison, outside...

Two killed as Japan orders 870,000 to flee heavy rains

OMACHI: An aerial view shows submerged houses and buildings following heavy rains in Omachi, Saga prefecture yesterday. - AFP ...

UN committee faults Nepal in child labor and abuse case

KATHMANDU: A boy swims in a pond covered with algae at Kirtipur on the outskirts of Kathmandu.- AFP

Indonesia picks Borneo island for new capital

SAMBOJA, Indonesia:  This aerial picture taken on July 31, 2019 shows a view of the area around Samboja, Kutai Kartanegara,...

‘Miracle’ Rohingya baby turns 2 on crackdown anniversary

COX'S BAZAR DISTRICT: Rohingya refugee Mohammad Selim interacts with his son Ahmad Shah, who was born two years ago when...

Expanded South Korea military drills around disputed island draw protest

DOKDO ISLETS: South Korean Navy's special forces participate in a military drill re-named 'East Sea territory defense training' at the...

Rohingyas rally to mark ‘Genocide Day’

UKHIA: In this file photo, Rohingya refugees who were stranded walk near the no man's land area between Bangladesh and...

North Korea fires short-range ‘ballistic missiles’ into the sea

Photo shows a ballistic missile being launched from an unknown location in North Korea. _ AFP

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