One conflict, two museums: Korean War still divides the peninsula

YANGGU: Tank traps on a road leading to the ‘Punchbowl’, near the Demilitarized Zone separating north and south Korea, in the...

Christmas typhoon leaves four dead in Philippines

8 ferry crewmen still missing as storm leaves archipelago    LIGAO, Philippines: A powerful typhoon left at least four people dead and eight missing as...

Pakistan set for Supreme Court decision that could remove PM

ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: A looming Supreme Court decision that could disqualify Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over corruption allegations had the country on edge yesterday, as a...

Johnson hails N Ireland’s ‘bright future’ after devolution restored

BELFAST: Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson (second right) meets with Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar (second left) with Ireland's Foreign Minister...

Britain and Bill Gates announce £3 billion to eradicate malaria – ‘The world’s deadliest...

LONDON: Britain's finance minister and tech billionaire Bill Gates unveiled yesterday a plan to spend billions to eradicate "the world's deadliest killer" malaria. Chancellor...

Croc takes fisherman in Australia

SYDNEY: A fisherman whose body was pulled from the water yesterday was likely killed by a large crocodile, police said, after his empty dinghy...

Worthless currency becomes art in Venezuela

Inflation in oil-rich, cash-poor economy churns on CARACAS: Venezuela's currency has lost so much value that people simply throw away their small bills-they are virtually...

Turkey cancels $3.4bn missile deal with China

ANTALYA: Turkey has cancelled a multi-billion-dollar deal with China to build its first anti-missile system that had alarmed Ankara's allies in NATO, a Turkish...

Malaysian to be caned and jailed for prostitution

KUALA TERENGGANU: A Malaysian woman was sentenced yesterday to be caned and jailed for six months for prostitution in violation of Islamic laws, weeks...

Gaza health crisis faces disaster

GENEVA: The Red Cross warned Thursday that Gaza was facing an "epic" crisis, after weeks of violence has left more than 13,000 Palestinians wounded,...

Strike kills dozens of Houthis; missile salvo kills Saudi as Pompeo visits

SANAA: A Saudi-led coalition air strike has killed dozens of Yemeni rebels including two commanders, state media said yesterday, in another blow to the...

French surveillance plane crashes in Malta, killing 5

VALLETTA: A reconnaissance plane working for France's defense ministry crashed in a ball of flames at Malta's international airport yesterday, killing all five people...

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6th August