IS-linked couple go on trial over bid to kill Indonesian minister

IS-linked couple go on trial over bid to kill Indonesian minister

JAKARTA: A couple with links to Islamic State went on trial in Indonesia Thursday for a failed assassination attempt last year on the country’s former chief security minister, with the pair facing a possible death sentence if convicted. The Jakarta hearing was...
World seeks economic remedy as COVID-19 death toll mounts

World seeks economic remedy as COVID-19 death toll mounts

BRUSSELS: World powers scrambled on Thursday (Apr 9) to build a global response to the human and economic catastrophe caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, as death tolls in the US and Europe soared higher. In a locked-down New York, the UN Security Council was to meet on...