FIFA: 2.95 million World Cup tickets soldMon, 21 Nov 2022 | 08:34
Nearly three million World Cup tickets have been sold, FIFA said on November 20, as the governing body's president revealed the tournament had helped push revenues over the past four years to a record $7.5 billion.
19 foreigners killed in South Korea stampede: fire departmentSun, 30 Oct 2022 | 10:06
Nineteen foreigners were among those killed in a stampede at a Halloween event in Seoul, South Korea's fire department told AFP on October 30.
Families mourn Thai nursery dead ahead of king's visitFri, 7 Oct 2022 | 10:57
Weeping, grief-stricken families gathered on October 7 outside a Thai nursery where an ex-policeman murdered nearly two dozen children in one of the kingdom's worst mass killings.
Ex-PM Abe assassinatedFri, 8 Jul 2022 | 04:20
Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was the victim of a fatal gun attack while taking part in a campaign for the House of Councillors election in Nara city on July 8.
US ‘confident’ in Nordic NATO bids, Ukraine holds first war crimes trialThu, 19 May 2022 | 08:32
The US said on May 18 it is confident Finland and Sweden will become part of NATO, despite vocal Turkish protests – an expansion that would dramatically realign European security in the wake of Russia’s military offensive in Ukraine.
NK ‘likely’ to launch ICBM within 48 to 96 hours: USThu, 19 May 2022 | 08:31
North Korea appears to be preparing for a possible intercontinental ballistic missile test within the next 48 to 96 hours in time for US President Joe Biden’s visit to Seoul and Tokyo this weekend, CNN reported on May 18.
Pollution behind ‘1 in 6 global deaths’ in 2019Thu, 19 May 2022 | 08:31
Pollution caused some 9 million people to die prematurely in 2019, according to a new global report published on May 18, with experts raising alarm over increasing deaths from breathing outside air and the “horrifying” toll of lead poisoning.
Duterte leaves legacy of impunity: CHRThu, 19 May 2022 | 08:30
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will leave a government that has “failed in its obligations to protect human rights” and that has “encouraged a culture of impunity” by stonewalling on independent inquiries and not bringing to t
Data of 22.5M Malaysians born 1940-2004 ‘sold for $10K’Thu, 19 May 2022 | 08:29
An alleged data leak containing the information of 22.5 million Malaysians born between 1940 and 2004, purportedly stolen from the National Registration Department (NRD), has once again put the country’s data security measures in the spotlight.
Thai ex-deputy AG ‘careless’ in Red Bull heir’s hit-and-run caseThu, 19 May 2022 | 08:29
The Public Prosecutors Commission on May 18 unanimously voted to indict a former deputy attorney-general of being careless in making the decision to drop the criminal hit-and-run charge against Red Bull scion Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhaya.