Australia foils ‘terror plot’ to down airplane

CANBERRA: Police disrupted the first alleged plot in Australia to bring down an airplane and arrested four men in raids on Sydney homes, officials...

Black boxes of crashed plane found

JAKARTA: Body parts, twisted wreckage and clothing were plucked from waters off the Indonesian capital yesterday after a passenger jet with 62 people aboard...

Anger as Malaysian cleared of murdering an Indonesian maid

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian woman has reportedly been cleared of murdering her Indonesian maid, who was allegedly tortured and forced to sleep...

China jails 10 HK democracy activists for up to three years

HONG KONG: Hong Kong's acting chief superintendent of the Commercial Crime Bureau, Cheng Lai Ki speaks to the media in Hong...

At least 21 killed, scores injured in Indonesia tourists bus crash

Strong earthquake shakes southern Philippines BANDUNG: At least 21 people died and several others were injured when a bus carrying domestic tourists crashed and plunged...

Ardern wins by landslide in ‘COVID polls’

AUCKLAND: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks after the Labour Party won the general election yesterday. - AFP

Russia spy saga shows darker side of Dutch ‘city of peace and Justice’

THE HAGUE: The Hague brands itself as the "City of Peace and Justice", but this week the stately seat of the Dutch government also...

Philippines’ Duterte open to South China Sea deals

DAVAO, Philippines: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said yesterday he was open to exploring the South China Sea's natural resources with rival claimants China and...

Strongest typhoon in 25 years hits Japan

Violent winds, rains kill six and injure many more TOKYO: The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years battered the west of the country...

Singapore set to freeze number of cars on roads

SINGAPORE: Singapore, one of the most expensive places in the world to buy a vehicle, will freeze the number of private cars on its...

North Korean defectors sold as brides in China want kids back

SEOUL: After fleeing North Korea to avoid extreme poverty and oppression, the young woman allowed a stranger to arrange a marriage for her with...

700K flee as typhoon slams Philippines – No immediate reports of casualties or damage

MANILA: More than 700,000 people in the central Philippines fled to safer areas for fear of giant waves, floods or landslides as Typhoon Melor...

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