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Historic flooding in southern China kills 47, with more floods feared in coming days

At least 47 people have died as downpours in southern China’s Guangdong province caused historic flooding and slides, state media reported Friday, while authorities warned of more extreme weather ahead in other...

The art of playing the drums — a popular part of Najran cultural heritage

RIYADH: Drumming is an important and popular part of cultural heritage in Najran, especially during holidays and special occasions. The art of playing the drums is considered one of...

The Majority of died Pilgrims During This Year’s Hajj Season Didn’t have Permits to...

Islamabad - Officials from several countries have confirmed that most of their pilgrims who passed away during the 1445 Hajj season were individuals who entered Saudi Arabia on tourism or visit visas...

Hundreds died during this year’s Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia amid intense heat, officials...

Hundreds of people died during this year’s Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia as the faithful faced intense high temperatures at Islamic holy sites in the desert kingdom, officials said Wednesday as people tried to...

Thailand passes Southeast Asia’s first same-sex marriage bill

Thailand's Senate has passed a marriage equality bill in a move to make the country the first in Southeast Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. The bill was supported by...

Palestinian girl with burns from Israeli shelling hopes for treatment

Hanan was out walking in Al-Bureij refugee camp where the family had taken shelter after leaving their home when she was caught in Israeli shellfire Instead of...

ASEAN Movie Night at the Indonesian Embassy, Creative Economy as Means for Managing Diversity

The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia, in collaboration with the ASEAN Committee in Islamabad (ACI) organized an ASEAN Movie Night event featuring the award-winning Indonesian film "Ngeri-Ngeri Sedap" (Missing Home.red), directed...

At least 40 Indians die in a fire at a building housing foreign workers...

A fire swept through a building that housed foreign workers in Kuwait early Wednesday, killing at least 40 Indian nationals and injuring more than 50, India’s external affairs ministry said. Local officials...

Nearly 1,000 people honor a young Ukrainian journalist and volunteer combat medic killed in...

Nearly 1,000 people attended a ceremony Sunday honoring the memory of Ukrainian journalist Iryna Tsybukh, who was killed in action while serving as a volunteer combat medic a few days before her 26th birthday.

Trump says prison could be ‘breaking point’ for supporters

Former president tells Fox News he is personally ‘OK with’ the idea of being imprisoned over the 34 felony counts in his hush money trial