Myanmar police arrest nearly 100 trafficked Rohingya in raid

TANGON: Nearly 100 Rohingya smuggled from Myanmar's conflict-scarred Rakhine state were arrested in a raid in Yangon, police announced yesterday, with authorities saying they...

Wong joins ranks of Hong Kong dissidents arrested for ‘subversion’

HONG KONG: Jailed dissident Joshua Wong yesterday joined the ranks of Hong Kong democracy figures arrested under a new security law as the United...

Congress to certify Biden win, Dems set to take Senate

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump speaks to supporters from The Ellipse near the White House yesterday. - AFP

WHO COVID-19 mission blunted

BEIJING: People line up to be tested for the COVID-19 outside a hospital on Tuesday following the discovery of new cases...

Floods hit Malaysia villagers as 28,000 evacuated

LANCHANG, Malaysia: Residents ride a digger through floodwaters following a heavy monsoon downpour in Pahang state yesterday. - AFP

China court sentences ex-banker to death for $260m bribes, bigamy

TIANJIN: This handout photo taken on August 11, 2020 and released by the Second Intermediate People's Court of Tianjin, shows Lai...

French-Irish teen’s Malaysia death ruled misadventure

In this file handout from the Royal Malaysia Police taken and released on August 10, 2019, Meabh Jaseprine Quoirin (center) and...

Indonesia to free radical cleric linked to Bali bombing

JAKARTA: This file photo taken on February 29, 2012 shows Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Bashir (center) escorted by elite Indonesian police...

Afghan peace talks to resume in Qatar as bloodshed continues

In this file photo taken on September 9, 2020, a smoke plume rises following an explosion targeting the convoy of Afghanistan's...

Man held after entering Japan emperor’s house

This handout photo taken Saturday by the Imperial Household Agency shows Japan's Emperor Emeritus Akihito (left) and Empress Emerita Michiko posing...

Weary World ushers in locked-down New Year

A deserted Sydney Opera House forecourt can be seen in front of fireworks exploding from the Sydney Harbour Bridge during New...

Hong Kong media tycoon Lai ordered back to jail

HONG KONG: Media tycoon Jimmy Lai is escorted onto a prison van outside the Court of Final Appeal yesterday after he...

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