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KARANGASEM (Indonesia) Fears that a volcano could erupt imminently on the holiday island of Bali prompted several countries to issue travel warnings, while Indonesian authorities...

MANILA The Philippines has banned companies from compelling women to wear high heels to work under a government order hailed by a labour group on...

SHANGHAI Chen Yan is 35 and fears middle age is upon her, so like all of her friends she sees cosmetic surgery as the solution:...

DHAKA International divisions emerged on Tuesday ahead of a UN Security Council meeting on a worsening refugee crisis in Myanmar, with China voicing support for...

SEOUL North Korea is suspected of intensifying cyber-attacks to steal virtual currency in order to obtain funds and avert tightening sanctions, according to security experts. North...

WELLINGTON Support for New Zealand’s National Party has surged, a poll published on Tuesday suggests, indicating the ruling party will grab enough votes at looming...

MANILA At least four people died and six were missing after a major storm caused flooding in and around Manila on Tuesday, forcing schools, government...

KABUL At a makeshift beach in landlocked Afghanistan, children as young as eight, wearing baggy Real Madrid and Barcelona shirts with ‘Ronaldo’ and ‘Messi’ printed...

NISHIKATA (Japan) As the annual rice harvest begins this month in the Japanese town of Nishikata, the combines that usually putter along the sleepy roads...

KABUL At a makeshift beach in landlocked Afghanistan, children as young as eight, wearing baggy Real Madrid and Barcelona shirts with ‘Ronaldo’ and ‘Messi’ printed...