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Charging bulls injure five in Spanish fiesta

PAMPLONA: Half-ton fighting bulls crashed into and trampled thrill-seeking runners as they raced down the cobblestone streets of Pamplona in northern Spain yesterday, injuring five men, officials said. A huge…

Greece racing against time to finalize reforms – Desperate bid to stave off catastrophic exit from Europe

FIFA bans Blazer for life

ZURICH: FIFA yesterday ordered a life ban against Chuck Blazer, a central figure in the corruption scandal that has engulfed world football, for taking millions of dollars in bribes. “Mr…

Australian gored in Pamplona bull-run

Britain slashes spending in new austerity drive – Osborne promises to save $57bn in fiscal consolidation

Submit new debt plan or leave: Europe tells Greece

BRUSSELS: European leaders warned Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to submit new bailout proposals at an emergency summit yesterday or risk leaving the euro, after Greeks defiantly voted ‘No’ to…

All eyes on ECB after Greek ‘No’ – Difficult for bank to justify keeping lifeline open

FRANKFURT: All eyes turned to the European Central Bank yesterday following the resounding ‘No’ in Greece’s referendum, as it is seen as the only institution capable of stemming market panic…

7/7 anti-terror measures still polarizing the public – 10 years on, Britain’s prowess growing tougher

Greeks vote for ‘destiny’ in poll – Referendum result could put euro future in doubt

Greeks vote ‘caught between lion, wolf’

ATHENS: Beleaguered Greeks headed to the polls yesterday to choose between “being devoured by a lion or a wolf” in a bailout referendum many see as an impossible decision with…

Uber suspends low-cost service in France amid legal pressure

PARIS: Uber is suspending its low-cost ride-hailing service in France, hoping to defuse an escalating legal dispute and sometimes-violent tensions with traditional French taxi drivers. The unusual concession comes after…

2 London teens marry Islamic State fighters

LONDON: Two of three teenage girls who travelled from Britain to Syria sparking criticism of the police response have married Islamic State (IS) group fighters, the lawyer for their families…