New virus cases rise in Italy, Korea, Iran

BEIJING: Security officers and residents wearing a protective facemask to protect against the COVID-19 coronavirus stand at the entrance of a...

Malaysia quizzes Indian preacher as pressure mounts

Dr. Zakir Naik KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police yesterday questioned a controversial Indian Islamic preacher for allegedly making insensitive...

Crocodile mauls woman to death in Indonesia

MINAHASA, Indonesia: A 4.4-m-long crocodile named Merry is secured before being taken out of its enclosure in North Sulawesi on Jan...

China ‘putting Muslims in concentration camps’

WASHINGTON: The United States has accused China of putting well more than a million minority Muslims in "concentration camps," in some of...

Crowded, poor South Asia sees steady rise in coronavirus cases

CHENNAI: A health worker checks the body temperature of a policewoman amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus...

Future of flying: Masks, checks, long check-ins

WUHAN, China: This photo taken on May 29, 2020 shows a flight attendant wearing a facemask as...

2019 Trafficking in Persons Report on Kuwait

KUWAIT: The Government of Kuwait does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do...

Bowing to pressure, Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill

Chinese government supports Lam, condemns violence HONG KONG: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam yesterday indefinitely delayed a proposed law...

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...

Canada takes garbage back from Philippines, ending long dispute

Asian nations 'tired of being the world's trash dump' VANCOUVER: Tonnes of Canadian garbage left in the Philippines for...

South Korea seeks murder charges as virus kills over 3,000

DAEJEON: New nurse officers are trained on the COVID-19 coronavirus before heading to Daegu to help medical staff, at the Korea...

North Korean envoy to Kuwait defects to South

SEOUL: A senior North Korean diplomat who was acting ambassador to Kuwait has defected to the South with his family, reports said yesterday. Ryu...

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3rd March