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A Tanzanian man was arrested in Bali after more than a kilogram of methamphetamine was found inside his stomach, Indonesian authorities said on Tuesday.
Police in Indonesia’s Papua province have apologised after interrogators used a snake during an attempt to extract a confession from a suspected mobile phone thief, a spokesman said on Monday.
London’s stock market rallied Tuesday to a new two-month peak, supercharged by a Brexit-hit pound and energy giant BP’s surging annual profits, dealers said.
Uzbekistan on Friday granted visa-free entry to citizens of 45 countries to boost tourism, which the government views as vital for economic growth.
At 93, Kim Bok-dong died as she had lived for many years: at the heart of the controversy over Japan's use of forced labour in its wartime brothels.
State-owned Saudi Aramco plans to invest up to $1.6 billion for a nearly 20 per cent stake in South Korean refiner Hyundai Oilbank, expanding its foothold in one of its biggest Asian buyers of crude oil.
At least 68 people have been killed and thousands were forced to flee their homes after floods and landslides hit the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia, an official said Saturday.
South Korea’s crash out of the Asian Cup in the quarter-finals on Friday was celebrated not only in Qatar but also in North London.
Defence lawyers in the murder trial of the North Korean leader’s half-brother won a challenge Thursday to get access to witness statements but the prosecution appealed, signalling more delays in the long-running case.
At least eight people have been killed and thousands forced to evacuate their homes after heavy rain triggered devastating flash floods and landslides in Indonesia, authorities said Wednesday.
Rescuers have retrieved 13 corpses after an overloaded wooden boat capsised in a river in Central Indonesia, Senior Rescuer said on Tuesday.
Social messaging app WhatsApp has said it is limiting the number of times a user can forward a message to five in an attempt to fight fake news and spread of rumours.
A Singaporean woman was found guilty Friday of abusing her Myanmar maid, including forcing her to pour hot water onto herself and to drink water laced with floor cleaner.
Thailand is bracing for potentially devastating Tropical Storm Pabuk, which is set to bring heavy rains and high seas to the country's southern provinces and famed beach resorts popular with domestic and foreign tourists.
Rescuers are searching for survivors after a landslide triggered by heavy rain left at least five people dead and dozens missing in western Indonesia, an official said Tuesday.
Former Uruguay international Diego Forlan has been approached by Indonesian club Kalteng Putra.
The All Progressive Congress in Kebbi State said it accepted the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in good faith.
Eleven persons have died in an early morning suicide attack on Muslim worshippers in Maiduguri, Borno State.
Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says there were attempts to sabotage the commission during preparations for the elections.
The Nigeria Referees Association, NRA, has suspended 18 referees from officiating matches in the ongoing 2019 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will arrive in Vietnam on February 25 ahead of a planned second summit with President Donald Trump, three sources with direct knowledge of Kim's schedule told the Reuters news agency on Saturday.
Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Seriake Dickson, Saturday inaugurated the Commission of Enquiry into Activities of Surveillance Contractors with former Chief Judge of the state, Justice Margaret Akpomiemie as its chairman.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday in Kano said the country is witnessing unprecedented economic setback under the All Progressive Congress (APC) government.
The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has approved the appointment of Colonel Sagir Musa as the spokesperson of the Nigerian Army.
Special Representative of the United Nations (UN) Secretary General for West Africa and the Sahel, Ambassador Mohamed Ibn Chambas, has called on politicians to avoid hate messages and the politics of acrimony that may undermine peaceful conduct of elections, as well associal and national cohesion.
By changing his lead attorney from a former prosecutor known as “the breaker” to a hotshot trial lawyer nicknamed “the acquitter”, Carlos Ghosn plans a defence in his own image — combative and media-savvy, experts say.