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New UAE law outlaws all forms of discrimination – Legislation seeks to promote tolerance, acceptance

Posted by on 21/07/2015
Filed under Middle East, Top Stories, World

New UAE law outlaws all forms of discrimination – Legislation seeks to promote tolerance, acceptance

New UAE law outlaws all forms of discrimination – Legislation seeks to promote tolerance, acceptance

Queen’s childhood ‘Nazi salute’ stirs British mania for monarchy

Posted by on 21/07/2015
Filed under Europe, World

Queen’s childhood ‘Nazi salute’ stirs British mania for monarchy

Queen’s childhood ‘Nazi salute’ stirs British mania for monarchy

LONDON: A grainy 82-year-old image of a seven-year-old Elizabeth offering what appears to be a brief Nazi salute has touched some of Britain’s deepest obsessions: a mania for monarchy and a fascination with World War Two. Rupert Murdoch’s top-selling Sun tabloid devoted seven pages to what it billed as a “world exclusive” but stressed the […]

Death toll from Yemen rebel shelling doubles to 100 – Saudi-led coalition target Houthi positions

Posted by on 21/07/2015
Filed under Middle East, Top Stories, World

Death toll from Yemen rebel shelling doubles to 100 – Saudi-led coalition target Houthi positions

Death toll from Yemen rebel shelling doubles to 100 – Saudi-led coalition target Houthi positions

In an IS camp, Children told: Behead the doll

Posted by on 21/07/2015
Filed under Middle East, Top Stories, World

In an IS camp, Children told: Behead the doll

In an IS camp, Children told: Behead the doll

Senegal puts ex-Chad dictator Habre on trial for atrocities

Posted by on 21/07/2015
Filed under Africa, World

Senegal puts ex-Chad dictator Habre on trial for atrocities

Senegal puts ex-Chad dictator Habre on trial for atrocities

DAKAR: Senegal prepared yesterday to begin the trial of former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre, 25 years after he fled there following an eight-year bloodsoaked reign of terror at home. Once dubbed “Africa’s Pinochet”, the 72-year-old has been in custody in Senegal since his arrest in June 2013 at the home he shared in an affluent […]

Serial child killer in India confesses

Posted by on 21/07/2015
Filed under Subcontinent, World

Serial child killer in India confesses

Serial child killer in India confesses

NEW DELHI: Indian police said yesterday they are investigating whether a man arrested for the murder and sexual assault of a six-year-old girl may have been a serial child killer after he confessed to 14 more crimes. Ravinder Kumar made the confession after he was arrested in New Delhi on Thursday, Deputy Commissioner of Delhi […]

American ‘friendly fire’ kills 10 Afghan soldiers – US carried out 106 military air strikes in June

Posted by on 21/07/2015
Filed under America, Subcontinent, Top Stories, World

American ‘friendly fire’ kills 10 Afghan soldiers – US carried out 106 military air strikes in June

American ‘friendly fire’ kills 10 Afghan soldiers – US carried out 106 military air strikes in June

70 years after WWII, Japanese company apologizes to US POWs – ‘Happy to have lived long enough to hear apology’

Posted by on 21/07/2015
Filed under America, Asia, World

70 years after WWII, Japanese company apologizes to US POWs – ‘Happy to have lived long enough to hear apology’

70 years after WWII, Japanese company apologizes to US POWs – ‘Happy to have lived long enough to hear apology’

LOS ANGELES: He was forced to toil in enemy mines as a prisoner of war, but James Murphy wasn’t angry or bitter. He was just happy to have lived long enough to hear the Japanese apology he had sought for seven decades. Murphy, a POW during World War II and now 94 years old, accepted […]

Greece starts repaying ECB, IMF loans – Banks reopen, first repayments start

Posted by on 21/07/2015
Filed under Business, Europe, World

Greece starts repaying ECB, IMF loans – Banks reopen, first repayments start

Greece starts repaying ECB, IMF loans – Banks reopen, first repayments start

ATHENS: Greece reopened its banks and started the process of paying off billions of euros owed to international creditors yesterday in the first signs of a return to normal after a deal to agree a new package of bailout reforms. Customers were queued up outside bank branches open for the first time in three weeks […]

Iran’s conservatives take aim at nuclear deal

Posted by on 17/07/2015
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Iran’s conservatives take aim at nuclear deal

Iran’s conservatives take aim at nuclear deal

Noose tightens around thousands caught in Iraq’s Anbar offensive – Residents say Islamic State trapping them in cities

Posted by on 17/07/2015
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Noose tightens around thousands caught in Iraq’s Anbar offensive – Residents say Islamic State trapping them in cities

Noose tightens around thousands caught in Iraq’s Anbar offensive – Residents say Islamic State trapping them in cities

BAGHDAD: As Iraqi forces prepare to try to recapture the city of Falluja, tens of thousands of civilians find themselves trapped between Islamic State militants ready to use them as human shields and a government suspicious of their loyalties. With the jihadists coercing them to stay, and a government blockade and shelling closing exit routes […]

France foils ‘terror’ attack on military

Posted by on 17/07/2015
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France foils ‘terror’ attack on military

France foils ‘terror’ attack on military

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