BEIJING - The local government in China's capital ordered more COVID-19 tests on Sunday as the city continued to report new local cases, less than two weeks before the start of the Winter Olympic Games. Nine locally transmitted cases with..
A missing World War II plane has been identified in India's remote Himalayas nearly 80 years after it crashed with no survivors, following a treacherous search that led to the deaths of three guides. The C-46 transport aircraft was carrying 13..
The Philippines will grant entry to visitors vaccinated against COVID-19 from Feb. 10, its government said on Friday, in an effort to boost a tourism sector decimated by the pandemic. The archipelago nation of more than 7,000 islands had planned t..
Europe's fears of losing Russian gas supplies in the Ukraine crisis will loom large when Qatar's emir meets the US president on Monday. HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani will ensure some kind of assistance, however, as he seeks..
President Joe Biden said on Monday that he plans to designate Qatar a major non-Nato ally, underscoring the critical role the US has come to see the Gulf state playing as Washington looks for help addressing challenges ranging from Afghanistan to a p..
Japan's parliament on Tuesday adopted a resolution on the "serious human rights situation" in China, and called Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's government to take steps to relieve the situation, as the Beijing Winter Olympics loom ju..
A World Cup qualifying campaign that started with a record winning streak has turned sour for Australia, who now face a rocky road to Qatar after Tuesday's insipid 2-2 draw against Oman. Twice surrendering a lead to 78th-ranked Oman in Muscat,..
Asian champions Qatar will play two friendly home matches against Bulgaria and Slovenia next month as part of preparations for their debut FIFA World Cup appearance at home, the Qatar Football Association (QFA) announced on Wednesday. &nbs..
NASA intends to keep operating the International Space Station until the end of 2030, after which the ISS would be crashed into a remote part of the Pacific Ocean known as Point Nemo, according to newly published plans outlining its future. Launch..