Thursday, October 28, 2021

Lost cause? North Korea nuke threat awaits next president

WASHINGTON: If North Korea has been a foreign policy headache for Barack Obama's presidency, it threatens to be a migraine for his successor. The...

Myanmar says will take back 2k citizens from Bangladesh

YANGON: Myanmar said yesterday it will take back 2,415 citizens from Bangladesh, only a tiny fraction of the 300,000 people who Bangladesh says are...

S Korean protesters demand impeached president’s arrest

SEOUL: South Korea's ousted leader Park Geun-Hye was holed up in the presidential Blue House yesterday as protesters took to Seoul's streets demanding her...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte urge nations to quit ICC

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday urged other nations to follow his move to quit the International Criminal Court, which is examining his deadly...

China busts child trafficking ring, recovers 15 infants

SHANGHAI: Police in China have broken a child trafficking ring that they say had been selling childrenfrom the remote southwest to buyers near the...

Philippines: 3 Marawi siege leaders dead, 2 still fighting

MANILA: The Philippine military chief said yesterday that three leaders of Islamic State-linked militants who besieged a southern city have been killed in months...

Leaders of two Koreas hold surprise meeting

SEOUL: South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a surprise meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un yesterday to ensure the upcoming high-stakes summit...

Ronaldo pics, ‘ghostly’ officials draw voters in Indonesia polls

JAKARTA: Tens of millions voted yesterday in local elections seen as a gauge of Indonesian President Joko Widodo's re-election prospects, with free food, football...

Duterte threatens to end US defense treaties

Philippine leader calls Japan 'long-standing friend and ally' TOKYO: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte sought to assure Japan yesterday that his high-profile visit to China last...

Lone suspect in blast near US embassy in Beijing caught

Woman attempted self-immolation near embassy earlier BEIJING: A bomb exploded outside the US embassy in Beijing yesterday, wounding the lone assailant, the embassy said in...

Gunmen kidnap four Indonesian sailors off Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Gunmen have abducted four Indonesian sailors and shot and wounded one crew member on the high seas off the east coast of...

S Korea govt sends bitcoin on rollercoaster ride

Govt plans to ban cryptocurrency exchanges SEOUL: Bitcoin and other virtual currencies were sent on rollercoaster rides in South Korea yesterday as the government said...

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