Thursday, January 24, 2019

Taiwan reunification is ‘inevitable’: Xi

'We make no promise to give up the use of military force' BEIJING: A banner is reflected on...

Tears as Japan emperor gives last New Year speech to record crowd

154,800 people had flocked to the royal residence TOKYO: Japan’s Emperor Akihito (4th L), Empress Michiko (5th L)...

World rings in New Year; Amir exchanges greetings

SYDNEY: New Year's Eve fireworks erupt over Sydney's iconic Harbour Bridge and Opera House early today. - AFP

Philippine storm death toll surges

This handout photo taken and released by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) shows a woman standing...

4 dead, more missing after gas explosion hits Russia high-rise

MAGNITOGORSK: This handout picture shows emergency officers as they take part in search and rescue operations after a gas explosion...

Worse every day: Afghans expect 2019 to be deadlier

KABUL: In this file photo taken on April 22, 2018, Afghan residents inspect the site of a suicide bombing outside...

Cambodia strongman derides ‘democracy’

PHNOM PENH: Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen (L) looks at sculptures during the inauguration of the "Win Win" monument....

Tough scramble to reach tsunami-struck areas

A man walks past debris in Teluk village in Labuan subdistrict in Banten province on December 26, 2018, after a...

‘Silent emergency’ as heat risks rise in Hong Kong – and globally

HONG KONG: People clad in Santa hats (foreground) look on as the city skyline is seen along Hong Kong's Victoria...

‘Everything’s gone’: Indonesia villagers recount the horror

CARITA, Indonesia: Indonesian policemen search for victims at the Villa Stephanie accomodation in Carita, Banten province yesterday, two days after...

Tsunami kills at least 222 in Indonesia as volcano erupts

CARITA, Indonesia: Residents inspect damaged buildings yesterday after the area was hit by a tsunami on Saturday following an eruption...

Tsunami from erupting Krakatau kills at least 222 in Indonesia

PANDEGLANG: A tsunami killed at least 222 people and injured hundreds on the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra...

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