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Stowaway found aboard flight from China to Dubai

DUBAI: A teenage boy sneaked into the cargo hold of an Emirates passenger plane in China and made it all the way to Dubai before being apprehended, the airline and…

IS halts Iraqi army at Fallujah gates – UN warns human catastrophe unfolding

EU’s top lawyer backs ‘work headscarf’ ban

BRUSSELS: The most senior lawyer at the EU’s top court said yesterday that companies may ban Muslim headscarves if they are enforcing a general prohibition on religious symbols in the…

Drowned migrant baby – a photo wake-up call for EU

BERLIN: A photo of a dead migrant baby pulled from the Mediterranean was published by a charity hoping to force European leaders to grant migrants safe passage, after hundreds were…

Hamas executes 3 in Gaza, drawing UN condemnation – Executions not authorized by Abbas

Debt bondage, exploitation spoil India’s mango harvest

Taleban kills 16 bus passengers – ‘1.2 million’ Afghans internally displaced

Japan erupts in anger over a boy abandoned in forest – Punishment for being naughty?

Pressure grows on India over marital rape

Bangladesh sentences six to death for bank robbery – Surge of Islamist violence has killed scores

DHAKA: A court in Bangladesh yesterday sentenced six Islamist militants to hang for a bank robbery in April that killed eight people, lawyers said, but the defense vowed to appeal…

Angry Radwanska, Halep irked by soggy Paris exits

PARIS: Second seed Agnieszka Radwanska lashed out at French Open officials while former finalist Simona Halep questioned the decision to play in more wet conditions after both crashed out in…

Footballer Pulido freed after fighting kidnapper

MEXICO CITY: Mexican football player Alan Pulido was rescued after he untied himself, punched one of his kidnappers and took away his phone to call police hours after his abduction,…