Around 800 paddlers braved tough conditions on the Seine river in Paris to take part in the world’s largest stand-up paddle (SUP) race yesterday.
The president of Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, plans to stay in politics when he steps down after elections on Dec 23 and does not rule out running again for president in 2023, he told Reuters in an interview yesterday.
The Eastern Police District yesterday said it was ready to arrest Senator Antonio Trillanes 4th who is said to be in Mandaluyong City.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide Rs26.6bn ($195mn) for the construction of the much-delayed Naulong dam in Baluchistan, after the provincial government agreed to issue an NOC (no objection certificate) next week, allowing the Water and Power ...
Brazilian builder Odebrecht’s Peruvian unit has signed a deal with Peruvian authorities to pay a multimillion dollar fine that will allow it to continue operating in the country in return for providing evidence about officials it bribed, three sources related to the matter said.
The northern Kerala city of Kannur was catapulted onto the world aviation map yesterday with the opening of an international airport amid festivities in the region, home to a large number of expatriates in the Gulf.
Dozens of Hindu monks and tens of thousands of followers, gathered under the banner of groups linked to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party, yesterday urged the government to help build a temple on the ruins of a 16th-century mosque.
Japan’s Crown Princess Masako yesterday pledged to do her best despite feeling ‘insecure’ about becoming empress in mere months, in a candid statement released on her 55th birthday.