Second night of Netherlands violence

THE HAGUE, Netherlands: The Netherlands has been hit by a second night of riots, as coronavirus curfew frustrations boiled over, even as US President...

Indonesian newlyweds ate alleged rapist’s genitals

BANDAR LAMPUNG: A newlywed Indonesian couple have been arrested over claims they dined on the genitals of the woman's suspected rapist after her husband...

Bloody anti-crime purge could haunt next Philippine president – Davao still affected by...

MANILA: Nine years ago, Father Amado Picardal helped bury a teenager from a slum family who was gunned down by motorcycle-riding assassins in the...

China seizes US consulate in Chengdu

CHENGDU: A police stand guard in front of the US Consulate in Chengdu, southwestern China's Sichuan province yesterday. The American flag...

Beach SOS leads to rescue on isle

PIKELOT ISLAND, Micronesia: An Australian army helicopter lands near the letters "SOS" on a beach where three men were found in...

‘Maximum security;’ Philippines readies Boracay shutdown

BORACAY: Police with assault rifles patrolled entry points to Boracay island yesterday just days before a six-month shutdown and clean-up of one of the...

Philippine Muslim rebels warn IS seeks foothold in south

KUALA LUMPUR: The Islamic State group is trying to establish a stronghold in the violence- racked southern Philippines, the head of the nation’s biggest...

Heavy Armenia, Azerbaijan shelling despite calls for halt

A household damaged by recent shelling during fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan Wednesday over the breakaway Nagorny Karabakh region is seen...

Spider surprise: Philippines seizes 750 tarantulas

MANILA: Philippine authorities said yesterday they cracked open a gift-wrapped package shipped from Poland to discover 757 tarantulas crammed into plastic containers....

Bangkok brothel raid sparks bribery, trafficking probe

BANGKOK: Five Thai policemen and a human trafficking official are under investigation for allegedly receiving free services from a Bangkok massage parlor accused of...

Afghan students vow to carry on

KABUL: A journalist walks inside a damaged class of the National Legal Training center a day after gunmen stormed Kabul University...

Poverty worsens Philippines’ plastics crisis

'It's likely the garbage will still be there when my son grows up' MANILA: Armed with gloves, rubber boots...

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7th March