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Man shoots dead 9 in Russia village quarrel

MOSCOW: A man has been detained after shooting dead nine people in a drunken dispute at a weekend cottage in a village outside Moscow, Russian investigators said yesterday. The alleged…

Fresh battle ends bid to free civilians in Philippine city

MARAWI, Philippines: Efforts to rescue up to 2,000 civilians trapped by fighting between troops and Islamist militants in a southern Philippine city failed yesterday when a proposed truce ended in…

Philippines police say casino attacker indebted gambler

Duterte assures shooter not a terrorist MANILA: An armed man who killed 37 people when he set fire to a casino in the Philippine capital was a father-of-three from Manila…

India thrashed Pakistan by 124 runs in the arch-rivals’ Champions Trophy

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom India thrashed Pakistan by 124 runs in the arch-rivals’ Champions Trophy opener at Edgbaston on Sunday.  Pakistan, set a revised target of 289 in 41 overs following…

Ronaldo silences Madrid critics with third CL title in 4 years

CARDIFF: After another potent demonstration of Cristiano Ronaldo’s enduring scoring prowess, surely no Real Madrid fan can contemplate criticizing him now. Particularly after the world player of the year ensured…

Tahir spins South Africa to big win over Sri Lanka

LONDON: Leg-spinner Imran Tahir took four wickets as South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 96 runs to begin their Champions Trophy campaign in style in London on Saturday. Defeat came…

Al-Seyassah clinch Annahar Ramadan Soccer Cup

KUWAIT: Al-Seyassah soccer team recently won the Annahar First Ramadan Soccer Tourney for newspapers and magazines after beating Al-Shahed team by 5-1 in the final match they played Saturday at…

Market’s profit slide, investors preparing for a quieter season

The slide in GCC markets continued during May-17 as investors cashed on before the Ramadan season. The decline was broad-based throughout the GCC as seen from the 0.7% decline in…

WannaCry might be the tip of the iceberg

The attack on 200,000 plus computers across more than 120 countries around the world by the WannaCry ransomware certainly got the attention of governments, media, consumers and law enforcement. But…

Palestinian filmmaker, Farah Nabulsi, invited to UN in New York to screen her films

Farah Nabulsi, the filmmaker and the daughter of Palestinians living in diaspora, has today screened her three short films in the trustee council chambers at the United Nations in New…

Phoenix brings new dimension to rock show at festival

Rocking out under an imposing mirror, Phoenix took its music into a second dimension Saturday as the band headlined New York’s Governors Ball festival. A week ahead of the release…

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