France clamps down, closes mosque after teacher’s beheading

PARIS - French authorities said Tuesday they would close a Paris mosque in a clampdown on radical Islam that has yielded over a dozen...

NK ranks No. 17 of 26 for relative power in Asia-Pacific

Kim Il-sung Square in Pyongyang (AFP-Yonhap)North Korea was ranked 17th out of 26 countries in terms of national power in the Asia-Pacific region, dropping...

PPP left red-faced after arrest of Maryam’s husband

• PDM condemns raid on hotel room • Says IG ‘kidnapped, forced to sign’ arrest order • Sees PTI govt behind move • Bail granted to PML-N...

‘A moving current’: Thai protesters adopt Hong Kong tactics

Umbrellas as shields, secure chat groups and hand signals as warnings of a pending police crackdown -- Thailand's pro-democracy protesters have taken inspiration and...

Seoul mulls response to Fukushima water release

Demonstrators protest the Japanese government’s plan to discharge contaminated water into the ocean in front of the old Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Monday....

Guinea’s opposition leader claims victory in presidential poll

CONAKRY - Guinea's opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo declared Monday, without waiting for official results, that he had won a presidential election against incumbent...

New virus cases under 100 for 5th day; virus fight still...

(Yonhap)South Korea's new coronavirus cases rose by double digits for the fifth consecutive day Tuesday, but health authorities remain vigilant over cluster infections at...

French police raid Islamist groups after teacher’s beheading

PARIS: French police on Monday raided the homes of dozens of suspected Islamist militants three days after the beheading of a teacher who had...

[Newsmaker] Plight of couriers continues amid pandemic

An alliance for the rights of parcel delivery workers stage a memorial march Saturday in central Seoul for delivery workers who died from overwork...

North Korean justice system treats people as ‘less than animals’: HRW

SEOUL - Torture, humiliation and coerced confessions are rampant in North Korea's pretrial detention system which treats people as worth "less than an animal",...