“I’m still scared” – Asia remembers tsunami that killed 230,000

SIRON, Indonesia: People visit to mark the 15th anniversary when an earthquake and resulting tsunami killed at least 170,000 people in...

Typhoon Phanfone brings misery for Philippines on Christmas Day

PMANILA: Police assist residents arriving at an evacuation centre, as typhoon Phanfone makes landfall, in Borongan, Eastern Samar province, central Philippines...

Tropical storm ruins Christmas plans for thousands of Filipinos

BORONGAN, the Philippines: Residents rest in an evacuation centre, as typhoon Phanfone makes landfall, in Borongan, Eastern Samar province, central Philippines...

PHOTO OF THE DAY

KUWAIT: The late Amir Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's rest house in Failaka Island. - Photo by Ahmad...

US ‘prepared for whatever’ from N Korea: Top Pentagon general

ARLINGTON, VA: (L-R) Secretary of Defense Mark Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Mark Milley hold...

Masterminds of Philippines’ worst political massacre jailed

Relatives of victims, rights groups give mixed response to verdicts MANILA: Relatives and supporters of victims of the...

Progress of non-Muslims ‘left us in lurch’, Malaysia tells Islamic summit

KUALA LUMPUR: This handout from Malaysia's Department of Information taken and released yesterday shows Iran's President Hassan Rouhani (3rd left), Amir...

Saudi Arabia, Pakistan snub Malaysia’s Muslim summit

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia: This handout photo taken and released yesterday shows Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad (left) and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip...

Backlash against migrant workers in Asia-Pacific fuels slavery fears

Myanmar workers in Thailand.— Reuters BANGKOK: Public support for migrant workers in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand is decreasing,...

Verdict due in Philippines’ worst political massacre

This file photo taken on November 24, 2009 shows a police investigator gathering evidence next to bodies of victims after gunmen...

Indonesia boosts Christmas security over terror threat

JAKARTA: Muslim-majority Indonesia will deploy nearly 200,000 security personnel nationwide ahead of Christmas to guard against potential terror attacks, police said yesterday....

Rescuers race to find survivors after Philippine quake

PADADA, Philippines: Rescuers in the southern Philippines used heavy equipment and their bare hands yesterday in hopes of finding several people feared...

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