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| October 22, 2017
shinzo-abe

The comfortable election win is likely to stiffen Abe's resolve to tackle North Korea's nuclear threat, as the key... More ››

| October 22, 2017
General-Gatot-Nurmantyo

Military spokesman said General Gatot Nurmantyo was refused entry by the US Customs and Border Protection agency. More ››

| October 22, 2017
israeli

Extreme-right group Lehava, opposes inter-marriage. In August 2014, its activists staged a rally where racist slogans, including "Death to... More ››

| October 22, 2017
raqa

Russian defence ministry said that Raqa -- the capital of the Islamic State group's self-proclaimed caliphate -- "inherited the... More ››

| October 22, 2017
meth

State media said the pills, which sell for around $1-2 each, were marked with the "WY" stamp of the... More ››

| October 22, 2017
Hong-Kong-trade

When AFP visited, there were around 10 traders on the floor, with the surrounding desks and archaic-looking paper printers... More ››

| October 22, 2017
Nuns

From biscuits to jam and honey, to gluten-free products and organic vegetables, men and women of the cloth have... More ››

| October 22, 2017
Arab-cinema

Reviving cinemas would represent a paradigm shift in the kingdom, which is promoting entertainment as part of a sweeping... More ››

| October 22, 2017
personal-data

As a result, millions of children in Africa and Asia first encounter the administration only once they reach school... More ››

| October 22, 2017
Lewis-Hamilton

Hamilton, who clocked a circuit record time with his lap in one minute and 33.108 seconds, added that he... More ››

| October 21, 2017
jfk

The release of all the secret documents has been eagerly anticipated by historians and conspiracy theorists alike. More ››

| October 21, 2017
tariq-ramadan-sexual-abuse-woman

Aktivis Henda Ayari menuduh Tariq Ramadan merogol, serangan seksual, keganasan dan intimidasi. More ››

| October 21, 2017
tariq-ramadan

Former Salafist, Henda Ayari accused Ramadan of multiple counts of rape, sexual assault, violence and intimidation. More ››

| October 21, 2017
VIDEO INSIDE
vijay-mersal-main

The BJP's demands for a cut to the film incited anger on social media, where hashtags #Mersal and #MersalvsModi... More ››

| October 21, 2017
duterte

He said he would be prepared to kill criminals himself, as he raised doubts about the PDEA being able... More ››

| October 21, 2017
Siwon

The dog, untied, was out on a walk with Choi's father when it attacked Kim, a neighbour. More ››

| October 21, 2017
kabul-mosque

The attacker detonated his explosive device among the worshippers towards the end of the prayer session. More ››

| October 21, 2017
lenin

Although the Bolsheviks were in a political minority, they painstakingly prepared their coup, benefiting from a power vacuum in... More ››

| October 21, 2017
Case_46_Frankston_Tynong_No

The women, ranging in age from 14 to 73, disappeared in separate incidents as they traveled on foot around... More ››

| October 21, 2017
abe

Abe's coalition is on track to win around 300 seats in the 465-seat lower house of parliament, according to... More ››

| October 21, 2017
raqa

Experts like veteran US diplomat Jim Jeffrey warn that Iran and other regional players have been preparing battlefields of... More ››

| October 21, 2017
Harvey-Weinstein

Los Angeles police have confirmed they are looking into the case -- the sixth rape allegation against Weinstein --... More ››

| October 20, 2017
isis-cyber-attack

Officials said the accord aimed at removing jihadist content from the web within two hours of being posted. More ››

| October 20, 2017
volvo

Volvo said it expected demand to remain high in 2018, including for the truck market where it expects to... More ››

| October 20, 2017
tuk-tuk

In the absence of public mass transit options, the rickety three-wheelers are a popular transport option as well as... More ››

| October 20, 2017
lucky-air

The flight, which was to depart Anqing for the city of Kunming in southwestern China, was grounded overnight as... More ››

| October 20, 2017
ms-senior-america-2017

With some members in their 90s, Ms Senior America is a family of sisters who have experienced not just... More ››

| October 20, 2017
pollution

Almost half of the total toll came from just two countries -- India and China. More ››

| October 20, 2017
obama

"If you have to win a campaign by dividing people, you're not going to be able to govern them.... More ››

| October 20, 2017
facebook-drama

A new generation of social media-driven dramas are giving viewers the power to decide whether their favourite characters live... More ››

| October 20, 2017
yaba-thailand

While the producers and pushers get rich, Thai communities are withering under an addiction crisis. More ››

| October 20, 2017
holden

Holden says that despite Friday's plant closure it would retain 350 designers and engineers and some 700 corporate staff. More ››

| October 20, 2017
akihito-m

Akihito's eldest son, Crown Prince Naruhito, will ascend the Chrysanthemum Throne the next day on April 1. More ››

| October 20, 2017
VIDEO INSIDE
thor

Yahoo Entertainment writer Kevin Polowy described the movie as "hilarious & weird & offbeat & retro & sublime," adding:... More ››

| October 20, 2017
harry-potter

Marking the 20th anniversary of the publication of the first book in the world-famous series, the display brings together... More ››

| October 20, 2017
bitcoin

"It's the currency of the future," said Taihuttu, who is an IT specialist and until recently ran a company... More ››

| October 20, 2017
duturte-mahmud

Rodrigo Duterte says Mahmud Ahmad is the latest militant leader to have been killed in the nearly five-month battle... More ››

| October 19, 2017
ryanair

The group had launched Irish High Court proceedings against Google and eDreams two years ago, accusing them of misleading... More ››

| October 19, 2017
dog

The new study suggests that man's best friend may be very well aware of the reaction a scowl or... More ››

| October 19, 2017
manga-japan

In the colourful comic, characters are seen protecting themselves by wrapping their arms or cushions over their head. More ››

| October 19, 2017
nissan

The announcement comes weeks after the company admitted that staff without proper authorisation had conducted final inspections on some... More ››

| October 19, 2017
rodrigo-duterte

While declaring that the fighting in Marawi was winding down, Duterte on Thursday said Islamist militants continued to threaten... More ››

| October 19, 2017
UPDATED
jacinda-ardern

The September 23 election ended deadlocked with populist "kingmaker" Winston Peters holding the balance of power and opting on... More ››

| October 19, 2017
china-tap-xi

In the online game, called "Clap for Xi Jinping: A Great Speech", players tap on their phones along with... More ››

| October 19, 2017
marawi

The scenes evoked pictures of destruction in war-torn Middle Eastern cities like Aleppo and Mosul. More ››

| October 19, 2017
isis_2_600

Experts say those who stayed are now likely to head for Turkey in the hope of travelling on to... More ››

| October 19, 2017
anz

Metrobank said the sale would provide it with additional earnings and improve efficiencies between the bank and the credit... More ››

| October 19, 2017
smog

The illegal practice of burning crop remnants before replanting shows no signs of ending, as low-income farmers say they... More ››

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