World

  • 5.9 magnitude quake strikes off Indonesia’s Papua

    35 minutes ago

    5.9 magnitude quake strikes off Indonesia’s Papua

  • S. Korea says no decision on joint US military drills, but exercises should not create N. Korea tension

    3 hours ago

    S. Korea says no decision on joint US military drills, but exercises should not create N. Korea tension

  • New Zealand housing crisis sparks human rights inquiry

    3 hours ago

    New Zealand housing crisis sparks human rights inquiry

  • India reports 40,134 new coronavirus cases

    3 hours ago

    India reports 40,134 new coronavirus cases

  • US Republican report says coronavirus leaked from Chinese lab; scientists still probing origins

    3 hours ago

    US Republican report says coronavirus leaked from Chinese lab; scientists still probing origins

  • Army patrols Sydney streets as Brisbane extends Covid-19 lockdown

    7 hours ago

    Army patrols Sydney streets as Brisbane extends Covid-19 lockdown

  • Death toll in Turkey wildfires rises to eight, coastal resorts affected

    9 hours ago

    Death toll in Turkey wildfires rises to eight, coastal resorts affected

  • More than 700 saved from Mediterranean this weekend, says aid group

    8 hours ago

    More than 700 saved from Mediterranean this weekend, says aid group

  • US, UK join Israel in accusing Iran of deadly tanker attack

    8 hours ago

    US, UK join Israel in accusing Iran of deadly tanker attack

  • TikTok star shot dead at US cinema

    8 hours ago

    TikTok star shot dead at US cinema

  • Bolsonaro backers push for change to Brazil’s voting system

    9 hours ago

    Bolsonaro backers push for change to Brazil’s voting system

  • Russian cosmonauts give video tour of module that jolted space station

    8 hours ago

    Russian cosmonauts give video tour of module that jolted space station

  • Kim’s sister slams planned US-S. Korea drills

    18 hours ago

    Kim’s sister slams planned US-S. Korea drills

  • Fauci says he expects no new US lockdowns despite surging Delta cases

    18 hours ago

    Fauci says he expects no new US lockdowns despite surging Delta cases

Our Picks in World

  • Thailand extends stricter Covid-19 measures until

    6 hours ago

    Thailand extends stricter Covid-19 measures until

  • Covid-19: UK urges pregnant women to get vaccinated

    6 hours ago

    Covid-19: UK urges pregnant women to get vaccinated

  • Cambodia to mix vaccines as booster shots to fight Covid

    6 hours ago

    Cambodia to mix vaccines as booster shots to fight Covid

  • New Zealand apologises for raids on Pacific people

    6 hours ago

    New Zealand apologises for raids on Pacific people

More News

  • Scuffles in Berlin as Covid sceptics defy protest ban

    19 hours ago

    Scuffles in Berlin as Covid sceptics defy protest ban

    BERLIN, Aug 1 — Hundreds of anti-lockdown demonstrators defied a court-ordered protest ban today and gathered illegally in the streets of Berlin, resulting in scuffles with...

  • ‘Bodies on the streets’: Fighting brings death and destruction to Afghan cities

    19 hours ago

    ‘Bodies on the streets’: Fighting brings death and destruction to Afghan cities

    KANDAHAR, Aug 1 — Families abandoned their homes in droves, air strikes rained down on neighbourhoods and bodies filled the streets as the Taliban took their fight to...

  • US senators to move forward with infrastructure bill today

    22 hours ago

    US senators to move forward with infrastructure bill today

    WASHINGTON, Aug 1 — US senators are expected to move forward today on a sweeping US$1 trillion (RM4.2 trillion) package for roads, rail lines and other infrastructure, with text...

  • Thailand extends stricter Covid-19 measures until end-August

    23 hours ago

    Thailand extends stricter Covid-19 measures until end-August

    BANGKOK, Aug 1 — Thailand today extended tighter containment measures in the capital and high-risk provinces until the end of August, government sources said, to slow the spread...

  • Russia reports 22,804 new Covid-19 cases, 789 deaths

    23 hours ago

    Russia reports 22,804 new Covid-19 cases, 789 deaths

    MOSCOW, Aug 1 — Russia reported 22,804 new Covid-19 cases today, including 2,484 in Moscow, taking the official national tally since the pandemic began to 6,288,677. The...

  • Myanmar army ruler pledges elections, Asean cooperation in speech six months after coup

    1 day ago

    Myanmar army ruler pledges elections, Asean cooperation in speech six months after coup

    BANGKOK, Aug 1 — Myanmar’s military ruler Min Aung Hlaing today again promised new multi-party elections and said his government is ready to work with any special envoy named...

  • Cambodia to mix vaccines as booster shots to fight Covid

    1 day ago

    Cambodia to mix vaccines as booster shots to fight Covid

    PHNOM PENH, Aug 1 — Cambodia will begin offering a booster shot against Covid-19, switching between the AstraZeneca and Chinese Covid-19 vaccines in an effort to fight the...

  • New Zealand apologises for raids on Pacific people

    1 day ago

    New Zealand apologises for raids on Pacific people

    WELLINGTON, Aug 1 — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today formally apologised for police crackdowns in the 1970s that “unfairly targeted” the country’s Pacific...

  • Afghan forces battle to thwart Taliban assaults on key cities

    1 day ago

    Afghan forces battle to thwart Taliban assaults on key cities

    KANDAHAR (Afghanistan), Aug 1 — Afghan government forces struggled against Taliban assaults on several major cities today as the insurgents stepped up a nationwide offensive...

  • US military aids Israel-managed tanker attacked off Oman

    1 day ago

    US military aids Israel-managed tanker attacked off Oman

    DUBAI, Aug 1 — The US Navy is assisting an Israeli-managed petroleum products tanker attacked off Oman with two crew members killed, the US military said yesterday, adding the...

  • Australia’s third-largest city of Brisbane to enter Covid lockdown

    1 day ago

    Australia’s third-largest city of Brisbane to enter Covid lockdown

    BRISBANE, Aug 1 — Australia’s third-largest city of Brisbane and other parts of Queensland state will enter a snap Covid-19 lockdown from yesterday as authorities race to...

  • Protesters demand probe into Canada indigenous schools

    1 day ago

    Protesters demand probe into Canada indigenous schools

    MONTREAL, Aug 1 — Hundreds of protesters in Canada’s capital called yesterday for a probe into a boarding school system for indigenous children, as outrage built after the...

  • US top diplomat Blinken to court South-east Asia in virtual meetings next week

    1 day ago

    US top diplomat Blinken to court South-east Asia in virtual meetings next week

    WASHINGTON, Aug 1 — US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet virtually with South-east Asian officials every day next week, a senior state department official said...

  • Tunisia’s Ghannouchi suffers ‘malaise’ amid political turmoil

    1 day ago

    Tunisia’s Ghannouchi suffers ‘malaise’ amid political turmoil

    TUNIS, Aug 1 — Rached Ghannouchi, the 80-year-old leader of turmoil-wracked Tunisia’s Islamist-inspired party Ennahdha, suddenly became unwell yesterday while working...

  • China, Australia ramp up Covid curbs as Delta variant spreads

    1 day ago

    China, Australia ramp up Covid curbs as Delta variant spreads

    BEIJING, Aug 1 — China and Australia ramped up Covid-19 curbs yesterday as Delta variant cases surged and tens of thousands rallied in France against restrictions designed...

  • UK prime minister Johnson and wife expecting another baby

    1 day ago

    UK prime minister Johnson and wife expecting another baby

    LONDON, July 31 — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his wife Carrie are expecting a second baby, British media reported today. Their first child, Wilfred, was born in...

  • UN calls on countries need to be more ambitious in climate goals

    1 day ago

    UN calls on countries need to be more ambitious in climate goals

    PARIS, July 31 — Countries that have signed up to the Paris accord to tame climate change need to be more ambitious in their own national efforts, the UN’s climate chief said...

  • Asean hopes to finalise appointment of special envoy to Myanmar next week

    1 day ago

    Asean hopes to finalise appointment of special envoy to Myanmar next week

    BANGKOK, July 31 — The appointment of a special envoy to Myanmar is expected to be concluded during the Asean Foreign Ministers’ Meeting next week. Director-general of...

  • UK urges pregnant women to get vaccinated given variant risks

    1 day ago

    UK urges pregnant women to get vaccinated given variant risks

    LONDON, July 31 — British health authorities have urged more pregnant women to get coronavirus jabs after a national study found the Delta variant appeared to increase their...