Fresh 6.3-scale earthquake jolts Lombok

Publication date 20 August 2018 | 13:04 | ICT

A STRONG 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday, sending people fleeing into the streets just two weeks after a tremor killed more than 460 people.



  • Brennan reaffirms Trump ‘treason’

    Publication date 20 August 2018 | 12:06 | ICT

    Former CIA chief John Brennan doubled down Sunday on his charge that Donald Trump has engaged in “treasonous” behaviour and called on Congress to block the US president’s attempts to strip other intelligence officials of their security clearances.

  • Three held over $87M Chinese bitcoin crime

    Publication date 20 August 2018 | 12:04 | ICT

    CHINESE police have arrested three suspects alleged to have stolen assets worth 600 million yuan ($87 million) through hacking, state media reported on Sunday, as cyber criminals target holders of bitcoin and other virtual currencies.

  • Southern India flood death toll rises to 350

    Publication date 20 August 2018 | 12:03 | ICT

    RESCUERS waded into submerged villages in southern India on Sunday in a desperate search for survivors cut off for days by floods that have already killed more than 350 people.

  • Tributes pour in for UN’s Annan

    Publication date 20 August 2018 | 12:03 | ICT

    From his native Africa to the United States, tributes poured in from top leaders around the world Sunday after UN chief, Nobel peace laureate, and “diplomatic rock star” Kofi Annan died at the age of 80.

  • Duterte slams China over island

    Publication date 16 August 2018 | 14:02 | ICT

    PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte has urged China to “temper” its behaviour in the South China Sea in a rare criticism of the Asian superpower over its program of island-building in disputed waters.

  • Rescue workers find 35 dead after Genoa bridge collapse

    Publication date 16 August 2018 | 14:02 | ICT

    ITALIAN rescuers searched through the night Wednesday for any survivors under the shattered remains of a motorway bridge in Genoa as investigators probed what could have caused such a catastrophic collapse.

  • Aussie MP’s ‘final solution’ statement sparks anger

    Publication date 16 August 2018 | 12:00 | ICT

    AN AUSTRALIAN politician was widely condemned on Wednesday after demanding “a final solution” to immigration and calling for a return to the White Australia policy that favoured “European Christians”.

  • Putin ready to meet with Kim Jong-un

    Publication date 16 August 2018 | 11:59 | ICT

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un “at an early date”, the North’s state media reported Wednesday, amid a rapid diplomatic thaw on the peninsula.

  • Former aide’s White House recordings fuel Trump woes

    Publication date 15 August 2018 | 12:58 | ICT

    President Donald Trump on Monday plunged himself into a made-for-TV spat with his former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman – a mud-linging match that has fuelled fears of chaos in his White House and cast doubt on his pledge to hire “only the best people.”

  • North Korea halts visas ahead of anniversary

    Publication date 15 August 2018 | 11:41 | ICT

    North Korea has stopped processing tourist visas for foreigners ahead of a high profile anniversary next month, according to a China-based tour operator.