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Mobs attack Africans in India – India urged to address racism and Afro-phobia

NEW DELHI: A Kenyan woman was attacked yesterday, Indian police said, in the same northern city where a mob had assaulted African students following the death of a local teenager…

Bangladesh police raid Islamist hideouts

DHAKA: Bangladesh police came under grenade attack when they raided two suspected Islamist extremist hideouts yesterday, days after a major anti-militant drive in which 10 people were killed. Police said…

Bahrain sentences two to death on terror charges

DUBAI: A court in Bahrain has sentenced two people to death on terror charges and handed 11 others lengthy sentences, including a former member of parliament sentenced to 10 years…

Messi ban unfair: Barcelona

BARCELONA: Lionel Messi’s four-match international ban for swearing at an assistant referee was “unfair and totally disproportionate”, his Spanish club Barcelona said yesterday. “FC Barcelona expresses its surprise and indignation…

Aussie media slam ‘classless’ Kohli

SYDNEY:  Australian media labelled Indian  skipper Virat Kohli “classless” and childish yesterday after his provocative comments at the end of a hard-fought but incendiary Test series.  Newspapers laid into the…

Pakistan bowler Irfan banned for a year

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Cricket Board yesterday suspended Mohammad Irfan for a year and also fined the tall fast bowler one million rupees ($9,500) for violating the sport’s anti corruption code…

Sharapova proud of her passion, integrity as doping ban ends

RANCHO MIRAGE: When Maria Sharapova realized her tennis career could be ended by what she claims was an accidental doping violation, the former world No. 1 decided she had to…

Pliskova to play Wozniacki in semis

MIAMI:  Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova avenged her Australian Open quarter-final loss to Mirjana Lucic-Baroni with a 6-3 6-4 win over the 26th-seeded Croatian to secure a spot in the…

Kuwaiti motocross champion Mohammad Jaffar challenges Abu Dhabi’s desert for the first time

DUBAI: Kuwaiti motocross champion and Red Bull athlete Mohammed Jaffar will be participating for the first time in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge with high aims to achieve top ranks.…

Kuwait Disabled Athletics team bags 32 medals in UAE

KUWAIT: Kuwait National Disabled Athletics team returned from the UAE with 32 medals of various colors, after participating in the Shariqa International Championship and Fazza International Athletics tournament. Member of…

Burgan Bank holds AGM, Shafafiyah Forum

Bank to pay 5% cash dividends, 5% in bonus shares    KUWAIT: Burgan Bank held its Ordinary and Extraordinary General Assembly meeting and Al-Shafafiya Investors forum yesterday at the KIPCO…

Video replay aids Spain as Sweden foil Ronaldo

PARIS: Spain twice benefited from the use of video assistance to defeat France 2-0 on Tuesday, while Sweden rallied from two goals down to beat Portugal 3-2 and spoil Cristiano…