US health authorities on Thursday advised medical personnel facing a shortage of protective masks to use bandanas or scarves in an emergency.
The city of Bethlehem was under lockdown on Friday after the first Palestinian cases of the deadly coronavirus were discovered there and authorities announced a state of emergency.
House Minority Floor Leader Bienvenido Abante has been barred by authorities in Dubai from boarding a commercial flight bound for Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
The number of deaths and new cases from China’s coronavirus outbreak spiked dramatically on Thursday after authorities changed the way they count infections in a move that will likely fuel speculation that the severity of the outbreak has been under-reported.
Bangladeshi authorities have suspended a high school headmaster who cut the hair of scores of students in an effort to discipline them, sparking protests in a western rural town, officials said Monday.
Dozens of Bangladeshi drug kingpins surrendered in a meth hub along the border with Myanmar, authorities said Tuesday, as fears grow over a Philippines-style violent crackdown against traffickers.
The number of confirmed deaths from China’s coronavirus outbreak spiked to 425, after authorities in Hubei province reported 64 new fatalities Tuesday.
Australia’s prime minister insisted he was “not naive” to the threat of foreign interference Monday, as authorities investigated an alleged plot by China to recruit a businessman and get him elected.
Driven by anger at the authorities’ response to massive protests – and guilt that the burden of defending democracy has fallen on the city’s youth – a white collar rebellion is rippling out across Hong Kong.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday urged the heinous crime convicts released through good conduct law to surrender to authorities.
Singapore’s parliament Wednesday passed laws to combat “fake news” that will allow authorities to order the removal of online content despite fierce criticism from tech giants and rights groups.
Sri Lanka clamped curfews at a city outside the capital Sunday to contain religious tensions as the authorities prepared to reopen schools after Easter bombings that killed 257 people.
The children of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have received multimillion-dollar homes and are being paid thousands of dollars per month by the kingdom’s authorities, The Washington Post reported Monday.
Venezuela’s Supreme Court called Monday for Juan Guaido to be stripped of his legislative immunity, tightening the noose on the opposition chief just days after authorities announced a ban on him holding public office.
Veteran actor Rez Cortez on Thursday called on the authorities to come up with and release drug lists on other professionals and not only showbiz personalitie
France’s “yellow vests” are expected to stage further anti-government protests Saturday despite the authorities vowing a “zero tolerance” approach after major riots in Paris last week.
The hip-hop group whose savage lyrical attack on Thailand’s repressive junta has been viewed over 26 million times has received an unlikely rap riposte from authorities armed with a tame ditty urging people to “do your best today and tomorrow”.
Missing: A tiny island in northern Japan.
Senate President Tito Sotto: Martial law helps authorities react quicker
Japan has pledged to help strengthen Sri Lanka’s maritime security, authorities said Tuesday, in a new sign of efforts to counter China’s strategic grip on the Indian Ocean island.
The death toll from floods that have triggered landslides and sent torrents sweeping through villages in the Indian state of Kerala trebled Friday to 324, authorities said, amid warnings of worse weather to come.
Malaysia’s parliament repealed a controversial law on Thursday that punished spreading “fake news” with up to six years in jail and which critics said was aimed at stifling dissent.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife Sara was charged Thursday with fraud and breach of trust after a lengthy probe into allegations she misused state funds to claim for delivery meals costing $100,000.
If the arrests of “tambays”(loiterers) are due to violations of local ordinances, the authorities can deal with them at the local level, Sen. Panfilo Lacson said Thursday.