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Yemen rebel alliance unravels as strongman turns to Saudis

Saleh ready for ‘new page’ with coalition as clashes rage SANAA: The rebel alliance controlling Yemen’s capital appeared to crumble yesterday as a strongman opposed to the internationally recognized government…

Fear in London as acid attacks soar – British capital records 454 acid attacks last year

LONDON: Delivery rider Jabed Hussain was waiting at a traffic light one night in east London when two attackers sprayed acid in his face and stole his moped. It was…

Sinai massacre points to an even more bloody IS

Carnage crossed a new line – even by militants’ brutal standards CAIRO: The massacre of more than 300 worshippers at a mosque in Egypt’s Sinai crossed a new line –…

Missing Catholic priest from Bangladesh found safe

DHAKA: A Catholic priest whose disappearance in Bangladesh days before a visit by Pope Francis raised fears among minority Christians has been found safe and well, police said yesterday. Walter…

Somali bombing kills 512

MOGADISHU: As many as 512 died in an October truck bombing in the Somali capital Mogadishu, an emergency committee investigating the terrorist atrocity has found. An earlier death toll of…

‘Who is the pope?’ Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh ask

Wealthy king or a celebrity from US? – Some say he could be a Muslim leader COX’S BAZAR: The plight of Rohingya refugees is the backdrop to Pope Francis’ landmark…

India, Sri Lanka cyclone death toll rises to 26

COLOMBO: Thousands took to relief camps in Sri Lanka and southern India yesterday to escape rising floodwaters after a cyclone killed at least 26 people. Cyclone Ockhi has left 13…

Squeezed by sanctions, N Korea company hawks ‘cancer cures’

Latest offer: A $50 root to cure cancer – Shinhung trading company selling tiger bone liquor JINAN: While the United States pushes for new sanctions on North Korea, one trading…

Barca slip in Celta thriller offers Real, Atletico hope

Sensational pass from Messi was smashed home by Suarez MADRID: Celta Vigo breathed life into La Liga’s title race becoming the first team this season to take points off Barcelona…

Burgan Bank concludes Kuwait National Arabian Horse Festival

KUWAIT: As one of the elite sponsors of Kuwait’s famed sport, Burgan Bank announces the final winners of the Kuwait National Arabian Horse Festival 2017. This sponsorship falls in line…

Australia edges England 6-0 in brutal World Cup final

Kangaroos’ 11th World Cup title and first on home soil BRISBANE: Mal Meninga became the first Australian to win the Rugby League World Cup as a player and a coach,…

England dismiss skipper Smith as Aussies dig in under lights

England attack falters after Root opts to bowl ADELAIDE: England snared the prized wicket of their nemesis Steve Smith as Australia toiled under the lights in a feisty opening day…