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Bahrain doubles jail term of oppn leader

DUBAI: A Bahrain court more than doubled a jail sentence against opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman yesterday, in a ruling his bloc warned risked stoking fresh unrest. The appeals court…

Mommy loves you!: Boy rescued after gorilla is shot at zoo

CINCINNATI: Panicked zoo visitors watched helplessly and shouted, “Stay calm!” while one woman yelled, “Mommy loves you!” as a 400-pound-plus gorilla loomed over a 4-year-old boy who had fallen into…

Mexican police rescue footballer Alan Pulido – Murders and kidnappings afflicting the state

4 dead, more injured in Germany floods

BERLIN: Four people died and several more were injured in southern Germany after violent storms with torrential rains caused severe flooding, authorities said yesterday. One of those killed was a…

Afghan official says Taleban attacks killed 12 policemen – 15 year old southern insurgency intensifies

India police arrest two after gang-rape, hanging of teenager

LUCKNOW: India police have arrested two men over the gang-rape of a teenage girl whose body was found hanging from a tree, a senior officer said yesterday, a grim reminder…

Chinese worker wounded in Pakistan bomb attack

Mumbai police ask websites to block parody Tendulkar video

MUMBAI: Indian police said Monday they had asked YouTube and Facebook to block a video poking fun at cricket great Sachin Tendulkar, sparking the country’s latest row over freedom of…

Rashford signs new Man United contract

LONDON: Teenage breakthrough star Marcus Rashford has signed a new contract committing him to Manchester United until 2020 with an option for a further year, the club announced yesterday. In…

Ronaldo rests to show the ‘jealous’ who’s best

MADRID: Cristiano Ronaldo will not play in Portugal’s pre-European Championship friendly against England on Thursday as he rests from his third Champions League triumph but he insists those who doubt…

Kuwait Disabled Sports club member wins 2 gold medals

KUWAIT: Kuwait Disabled Sports Club has said Kuwait Disabled Athletics National Team member Ahmad Naqa Al-Mutairi won the Swiss Disabled Athletics tournament in Switzerland in the 100 meter and 400…

Record-breaker Cook leads England to series victory

CHESTER-LE-STREET: Alastair Cook became the first England batsman to score 10,000 Test runs as his side sealed a series win over Sri Lanka at the Riverside yesterday. England won the…