• A ‘poison shoe’ for thy lady

     
     
    TOKYO — A Japanese man who allegedly tried to kill a woman he was stalking by putting poison in her shoes was arrested Thursday, police and reports said.

    The woman, a colleague, did not die, but developed gangrene in p…

  • World’s biggest creature tracked by its song

     
     
    SYDNEY — An Australian-led group of scientists has for the first time tracked down and tagged Antarctic blue whales by using acoustic technology to follow their songs, the government said Wednesday.

    The blue whale, the …

  • The Rahbani Legacy: A musical odyssey

     
     
    ABU DHABI — A passionate Abu Dhabi Festival audience were taken on a nostalgic trip through “The Rahbani Legacy,” the world premiere of a specially-commissioned production that encapsulates the extens…

  • Embassy of Japan hosts traditional concert

     
     
    RIYADH — The Embassy of Japan in Saudi Arabia, in cooperation with the Japan Foundation, organized a concert of “Shamisen,” a Japanese traditional instrument with three silk strings and long neck, on …

  • Where and when will King Richard ‘Rest in Peace’?

     
     
    LONDON — King Richard III is at the center of a new fight over the location of his final resting place, just weeks after the remains of the last English king to die in battle were found underneath a council car park.

    Ar…

  • New John Lloyd-Sarah movie graded A

     
     
    MANILA — “It Takes a Man and a Woman,” the third and final installment in a film series pairing John Lloyd Cruz and Sarah Geronimo, received a Grade A from the Cinema Evaluation Board.

    Director Cathy…

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