Malaysia’s Mahathir says he has support to return as PM

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad indicated Saturday that he will reconcile with the former ruling alliance he led with rival Anwar Ibrahim in an about-turn that follows a week of …

Humiliated and abused, the women trapped in a country far from home

Lisa, a 25-year-old Ethiopian woman, survives on a dollar a day. She lives with three others in a cramped attic. Beirut, Lebanon — Wendy’s boss glared at her as she chopped …

US postpones ASEAN regional summit due to coronavirus: Official

WASHINGTON: The United States has delayed a regional ASEAN summit scheduled to take place in Las Vegas next month due to fears of the coronavirus, a senior administration official said Friday.“As …

A Young Gay Man Died Mysteriously In An Island Prison. His Family And Friends Want Answers.

Al Mamun still thinks often about the time, four years ago, when he washed the body of the man who was like a little brother to him. “Sometimes, at night, I …

Coronavirus Fears Cause Tech Giants To Cancel Conferences, Curb Travel, And Take Hits To Supply Chains

Although the coronavirus has barely touched down in the US so far, it’s already disrupting operations at all five of the world’s most powerful technology companies. “It’s on everyone’s mind,” one …

Trump rallies his base to treat coronavirus as a ‘hoax’ – POLITICO

Then Trump called the coronavirus “their new hoax.” Trump’s comments came as the White House has struggled to adequately respond to and contain the coronavirus’s increasingly sweeping path. At the rally …

Fish oil supplements offer ‘little or no benefit’ against cancer

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption The global market for omega-3 supplements has been estimated to be worth around $33bn (£25.6bn) Taking omega-3 supplements offers “little to no” benefit against cancer, say …

Syria war: Refugees eye Europe as Turkey hits breaking point

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSyrian refugee Halil is one of thousands waiting on the Turkish coast to get to Greece Halil stands on a small, deserted beach …

M.I.T. Researchers Cast Doubt on Bolivian Election Fraud

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have cast doubt on a claim that Bolivian officials engaged in fraud to help Evo Morales, the longtime president, win re-election. …