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Migrants face new diversion – Hungary prepares to seal off Croatia border

ZAKANY, Hungary: A small gap in coils of newly laid razor wire is all that remains of the Zakany- Botovo border crossing between Hungary and fellow European Union member Croatia,…

I will send Syrian refugees home if elected: Trump – ‘Refugees may also include IS members’

Afghan forces retake control of Kunduz away from Taleban

Fresh blast rocks southern Chinese town: State media

BEIJING: A fresh explosion rocked a southern Chinese town yesterday, one day after 17 parcel bombs killed at least seven and wounded scores in the same district, state media reported.…

Anti-India anger in Nepal, essential supplies dry up – More than 1,000 trucks still at border

Fans brave the rain for Busan film festival’s Bollywood-style launch

Kuwait eyes private investment in $36bn projects

KUWAIT: Kuwait will invite private investors, including foreigners, to take part over the next two years in nine infrastructure projects worth about $36 billion, under a new law designed to…

Gulf banks’ profits set to slide over low oil: S&P

DUBAI: Net earnings of Gulf banks are expected to slide as government spending slows due to a dive in oil revenues, the Standard and Poor’s ratings agency said yesterday. Growth…

As oil slips, Saudi faces change – $656bn in currency reserves will help kingdom avoid shift in lifestyles, policies

Pakistan thumps Zimbabwe by 131 runs in 1st ODI

HARARE: Legspinner Yasir Shah took 6-26 as Pakistan thumped Zimbabwe by 131 runs in the first one-day international yesterday. Shah ran through Zimbabwe’s top and middle order, taking five of…

Brilliant Konta stuns Halep as shocks roll in Wuhan

WUHAN: Britain’s Johanna Konta pulled off a stunning third-set revival on Wednesday as she floored top seed Simona Halep in the biggest upset yet at the shock-prone Wuhan Open. As…

‘Sleeping giant’ India in deep slumber

MUMBAI: India’s glitzy super league returns this weekend, but a struggling national team and insufficient facilities in the cricket-mad country means the “sleeping giant” of world football is unlikely to…