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Korean pop star T.O.P regains consciousness

SEOUL – South Korean pop star T.O.P regained consciousness after spending three days in critical condition in intensive care following an apparent drug overdose. The 29 year old rapper from K-pop boy band Big Bang was found unconscious at a ...

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Gulf Rift: Qatar ‘Not Ready To Surrender’

DOHA – Qatar has said “it’s not ready to surrender” as the diplomatic stranglehold placed on the tiny oil-rich country by its neighbors intensifies. The defiant statement came as Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain released a ...

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Trump Berates Qatar As Gulf Stand-Off Escalates

WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump on Friday accused Qatar’s leadership of bankrolling extremists and demanded a halt to that funding, as a diplomatic stand-off between the Gulf emirate and its neighbours escalated. Trump’s stern warning overshadowed an earlier declaration ...

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards blame Saudis for Tehran attacks, Riyadh rejects accusation

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have accused Saudi Arabia of masterminding the deadly attacks in Tehran on Wednesday, a claim which Riyadh has denied. Islamic State previously claimed responsibility for the attacks which killed at least 12 people. “This terrorist attack happened ...

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At Least 12 Killed in Pair of Terrorist Attacks in Iran

Armed assailants, including some disguised as women, stunned Iran on Wednesday with brazen attacks on the Parliament building and the tomb of its revolutionary founder, the worst terrorist strike to hit the Islamic republic in years. At least 12 people ...

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Indonesia Jails Singapore Rocket Plot Suspects

Six Islamic militants accused of plotting to fire a rocket at downtown Singapore from an Indonesian island were sentenced to three to four years in prison on Wednesday on charges of harbouring and training extremists, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported. ...

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Myanmar: bodies found after plane crashes into sea with 122 on board

Wreckage found after sea and air search for aircraft carrying mostly families of military personnel disappears Bodies and debris have been found in the water after a Myanmar military plane vanished over the Andaman Sea with 122 soldiers, family members ...

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Maybank Becomes First Listed Company To Breach RM100 Billion Market Cap

KUALA LUMPUR: Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has breached the RM100 billion mark in market capitalisation, reaffirming its status as the largest listed company on Bursa Malaysia. As at 3.36pm today, Maybank’s share price stood at RM9.58, pushing its market cap ...

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Woman on trial for texts ‘driving boyfriend to suicide’

A 20-year-old US woman, whose boyfriend took his own life nearly three years ago, has gone on trial for allegedly urging him to kill himself. Michelle Carter is charged with involuntary manslaughter for her role in the suicide of Conrad ...

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Omran Daqneesh, Aleppo’s bloodied boy, shown in new images

New pictures have emerged of Omran Daqneesh, the young Syrian boy who became a symbol of civilian suffering in the city of Aleppo last year. A bloodied Omran was filmed after what activists said was an air strike on a ...

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