S Korea to scrap intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid history feud

SEOUL: South Korean President Moon Jae-in (center) attends a meeting following a weekly meeting of the National Security Council's standing...

Indonesia deploys troops; Papua hit by fresh unrest

MANOKWARI: Protesters take to the street to face off with Indonesian police in Manokwari, Papua. - AFP

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...

IS Kabul wedding attack kills 63; Amir sends condolences

KABUL: Afghan men investigate at a wedding hall after a deadly bomb blast yesterday. - AFP

N Korea fires missiles, derides S Korea’s Moon as ‘impudent’

UNDISCLOSED LOCATION: Photo shows the test-firing of a new weapon, presumed to be a short-range ballistic missile, at an undisclosed...

Lawmaker warns of ‘too large’ expat communities

Ahmad Al-Fadhl KUWAIT: MP Ahmad Al-Fadhl yesterday warned against "too large" expatriate communities, saying they could pose a...

S Korea urges dialogue in a WWII anniversary message

SEOUL: South Korean protesters march with signs reading 'No Japan, No Abe' during an anti-Japanese rally marking the anniversary of...

Pak PM visits Kashmir as tensions boil

MUZAFFARABAD: Pakistanç—´ Prime Minister Imran Khan addresses the assembly in the capital of Pakistan-controlled Kashmir yesterday. - AFP

Southern Yemen separatists seize all govt camps

ADEN: Yemeni supporters of the southern separatist movement pose for a picture in Khor Maksar in this southern port city...

Myanmar landslide kills 34, many more feared missing

PAUNG: The body of a landslide victim is seen in Paung township, Mon state. - AFP

Philippines sends ex-rebels on lavish trip abroad

MANILA: The Philippines has sent scores of former communist rebels on an all-expenses paid foreign shopping trip, in an attempt to end...

More than 100 million hit by Indonesian power blackout

Jakarta transit system evacuated, some traffic lights out JAKARTA: Indonesia's state power company PLN estimated yesterday it would take...

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