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New Australian PM Albanese heads to Tokyo with climate message
CANBERRA, Australia: Australia’s Prime Minister Anthony Albanese took the oath of office Monday and immediately flew to a Tokyo summit…
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1 day ago
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Afghan women presenters cover faces on air
KABUL: Women television presenters on Afghanistan’s leading news channels on Sunday vowed to speak up for their rights after being…
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2 days ago
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Australia voters end decade of conservative rule
SYDNEY: Australia’s conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison conceded election defeat Saturday, hours after voters issued a stinging rebuke of his…
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2 days ago
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Biden, Yoon signal expanded military drills
SEOUL: US President Joe Biden and South Korea’s new President Yoon Suk-yeol signalled Saturday an expanded military presence in response…
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2 days ago
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Thousands of COVID-negative Beijing residents sent to quarantine
BEIJING: Thousands of COVID-negative Beijing residents were relocated to quarantine hotels overnight due to a handful of infections, as the…
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kuwaittimes
4 days ago
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North Korea ‘ready for nuclear test’ with Biden due in Seoul
SEOUL: North Korea is poised to conduct a nuclear test, Seoul said Thursday, as the United States warned it could…
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kuwaittimes
1 week ago
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Discontent simmers as Okinawa marks 50 years since US rule ended
TOKYO: The Japanese island of Okinawa marks 50 years since the end of US rule Sunday, with discontent simmering about…
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kuwaittimes
1 week ago
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N Korea reports new deaths, battles COVID-19 outbreak
SEOUL: North Korea announced 21 new “fever” deaths Saturday and said more than half a million people had been sickened…
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kuwaittimes
2 weeks ago
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North Korea fires missile after COVID cases prompt Kim to order lockdown
PYONGYANG: North Korea confirmed its first-ever COVID cases Thursday and declared a “serious emergency”, with leader Kim Jong Un appearing…
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kuwaittimes
2 weeks ago
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Cardinal, pop star among latest Hong Kong security arrests
HONG KONG: An elderly Catholic cardinal critical of Beijing and a Cantonese pop star are among a group of veteran…
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2 weeks ago
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Marcos Jr wins presidency in landslide
MANILA: The son of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos cemented a landslide presidential election victory Tuesday, after Filipinos bet a…
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2 weeks ago
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South Korea’s new leader Yoon calls on North to trade nukes for aid
SEOUL: South Korea’s new leader Yoon Suk-yeol on Tuesday called on the North to give up its nuclear weapons in…
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kuwaittimes
2 weeks ago
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Marcos Jr holds runaway lead in Philippine poll
MANILA: The son of late Philippines dictator Ferdinand Marcos on Tuesday headed for a historic landslide victory in the country’s…
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2 weeks ago
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Ex-security chief anointed Hong Kong’s leader
HONG KONG: A former security chief who oversaw the crackdown on Hong Kong’s democracy movement was anointed the business hub’s…
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kuwaittimes
2 weeks ago
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Thousands of security forces on alert ahead of Philippine polls
MANILA: More than 60,000 security forces in the Philippines were on alert Sunday to safeguard ballots and polling stations on…
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2 weeks ago
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North Korea fires submarine-launched missile after US warning
SEOUL: North Korea fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile Saturday, Seoul said, its second missile launch in three days, after the…
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Kuwait Times
3 weeks ago
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Philippine priests back Marcos rival in high stakes campaign
MANILA: Hundreds of Philippine priests on Thursday endorsed the main rival to former dictator Ferdinand Marcos’s son, just days ahead…
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Kuwait Times
3 weeks ago
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Hong Kong more unequal as Carrie Lam leaves office
HONG KONG: Hong Kong has emerged a more unequal city, its freedoms curtailed and international shine dulled after five years…
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3 weeks ago
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North Korea fires ballistic missile in latest show of force
SEOUL: North Korea fired a ballistic missile Wednesday, Seoul said, a week after Kim Jong Un vowed to boost Pyongyang’s…
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3 weeks ago
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Leni Robredo: ‘Last woman standing’ in Philippines presidential race
MANILA: Leni Robredo was a neophyte congresswoman in 2016 when she came from behind to narrowly beat Ferdinand Marcos Junior…
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Kuwait Times
3 weeks ago
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Hong Kong plummets towards bottom of press freedom ranking
HONG KONG: Hong Kong has plummeted down an international press freedom chart as authorities have wielded a draconian new security…
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3 weeks ago
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Eight people killed in Philippines housing fire
MANILA: Eight people died, including six children, when a fire ripped through a poor community in the Philippines capital of…
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kuwaittimes
3 weeks ago
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Taiwan will not ‘cruelly’ lock down like China
TAIPEI: Taiwan will not act “as cruelly as China” in imposing lockdowns, its premier said Sunday, despite surging coronavirus infection…
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kuwaittimes
3 weeks ago
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Sixth survivor pulled from China building collapse, dozens missing
BEIJING: Rescuers pulled a sixth survivor from a collapsed building in central China Sunday, state media reported, two days into…
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kuwaittimes
3 weeks ago
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Dozens trapped in China building collapse
BEIJING, China: Dozens of people were trapped under a building which collapsed in central China, officials said Saturday, as rescuers…
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kuwaittimes
4 weeks ago
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Singapore hangs mentally disabled man
SINGAPORE: A mentally disabled Malaysian man was hanged in Singapore on Wednesday, his family said, after losing a long legal…
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kuwaittimes
4 weeks ago
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Myanmar junta court jails Suu Kyi for 5 years for corruption
YANGON, Myanmar: A Myanmar junta court on Wednesday sentenced Aung San Suu Kyi to five years in jail for corruption,…
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4 weeks ago
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Beijing expands mass testing as lockdown fears grow
BEIJING, China: Beijing launched mass coronavirus testing on Tuesday for nearly all its 21 million residents, as fears grew that…
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kuwaittimes
4 weeks ago
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All in the family: Philippine dynasties tighten grip on power
LAOAG, Philippines: If the son of former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos wins the May 9 presidential election, he will not…
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kuwaittimes
4 weeks ago
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China COVID death toll rises as Beijing warns of ‘grim’ situation
SHANGHAI, China: Shanghai reported 39 COVID deaths Sunday, its highest daily toll despite weeks of lockdowns, while China’s capital Beijing…
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kuwaittimes
23/04/2022
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Mosque blast kills 33 including children in north Afghanistan
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan: A bomb blast ripped through a mosque during Friday prayers in northern Afghanistan, killing 33 people including children,…
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kuwaittimes
21/04/2022
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China reinforces tight control over plane crash mystery
BEIJING, China: The cause of China’s deadliest air crash in decades remains a mystery, with authorities giving few details in…
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kuwaittimes
18/04/2022
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Presidential candidates refuse to back Robredo in Philippine race
MANILA: Three rivals of Philippine presidential candidate Leni Robredo refused to back her campaign Sunday, dousing speculation they would withdraw…
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kuwaittimes
17/04/2022
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North Korea tests new weapons system
SEOUL: Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing of a new guided weapons system to improve North Korea’s “tactical nukes”, state…
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kuwaittimes
16/04/2022
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Myanmar rebel troupe takes aim at junta with folk satire
KAYIN STATE, Myanmar: A troupe of Myanmar folk singers and satirists are taking their new show on a jungle tour,…
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