Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Jews live in the shadows in Muslim-majority Indonesia

TONDANO, Indonesia: Yaakov Baruch is the rabbi at Indonesia's only synagogue but he keeps his religious identity under wraps, like most of...

‘Momo’ image creator says has destroyed doll

TOKYO: The Japanese artist behind the images that sparked the recent viral "Momo Challenge" hoax told AFP yesterday he destroyed the creepy...

Indonesia’s conservative Aceh whips unmarried couples after hotel raid

Two women unable to walk after the painful punishment BANDA ACEH: An Indonesian woman is whipped in public...

From camps to factories: Muslims accuse China of using forced labor

ALMATY: Petitioners with relatives missing or detained in Xinjiang hold up photos of their loved ones during a press event at...

Philippines seizes 1,500 rare turtles

MANILA: Some 1,500 live exotic turtles - some restrained with duct-tape - have been found inside an airline passenger's luggage, Philippines authorities...

Bon appe-teeth: man chomps on ‘molar’ in airline

SINGAPORE: A horrified Australian traveler discovered a suspected human tooth in a meal on a Singapore Airlines flight, prompting the carrier yesterday...

Trump, Kim optimistic over nuclear talks

HANOI: US President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un before a meeting at the Sofitel Legend...

Saudi crown prince meets Xi, bags oil deal

Riyadh has remained silent over China's treatment of Uighurs and other mostly Muslim minorities in the far-western region of Xinjiang....

Crocodile mauls Indonesian to death in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: An Indonesian man has been mauled to death by a crocodile in Malaysia, with his horrified nephew spotting the victim...

Duterte critic freed on bail

MANILA: Philippine journalist Maria Ressa was freed on bail yesterday following an arrest that sparked international censure and allegations she is being...

Philippines’ journalist at odds with President Duterte arrested for libel

Rappler fighting numerous cases lodged by Philippine government MANILA: The award-winning head of a Philippine news website known for...

Missing Uighurs’ families demand ‘proof of life’ videos from Beijing

Ethnic Uighurs launch a global campaign #MeTooUyghur ISTANBUL: Hidayat, the son-in-law of Uighur comedian Adil Mijit (right),...

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