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Pakistani killing sparks rage over extrajudicial murders

Bullet-riddled bodies dumped in barren neighborhoods – City ranked among most dangerous in the world KARACHI: The killing of a young social media star in Pakistan’s chaotic port city of…

Turkey ramps up Syria incursion

France warns against a full-blown ‘invasion’ AFRIN: Clashes raged between Turkish-backed forces and Kurdish militia in Syria’s Afrin region yesterday, as wounded civilians fled intense Turkish air strikes. Turkey and…

South Yemeni separatists pin down government in the de facto capital

Fighting leave 38 people dead ADEN: Yemeni ministers were holed up in Aden’s presidential palace yesterday after separatist forces seized effective control of the southern port city, dealing another blow…

‘Brainwashed’ kids of Islamist fighters worry Germany

BERLIN: Germany’s domestic intelligence chief wants the government to review laws restricting the surveillance of minors to guard against the children of Islamist fighters returning to the country as “sleeper…

Headscarf protests ‘childish’

TEHRAN: Iran’s chief prosecutor has played down recent protests by women removing their headscarves in public, saying they were “trivial” and “childish” moves possibly incited by foreigners. “This is a…

Taleban active in 70 percent of Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: The Taleban are openly active in 70 percent of Afghanistan’s districts, fully controlling 4 percent of the country and demonstrating an open physical presence in another 66 percent, according…

Husband admits grisly killing that gripped France

BESANCON: A French IT worker on Tuesday admitted to killing his wife in a case that has gripped the country since her charred corpse was found in a wood in…

Texas executes man who murdered his girlfriend and wife

CHICAGO: The US state of Texas executed an inmate Tuesday for the brutal killing of his girlfriend while he was on parole for the murder of his wife. William Rayford…

Formula One to stop using female models on the grid

    LONDON: Formula One is ending the use of female models who parade and stand with the drivers’ name boards before every grand prix, with immediate effect. The sport…

KIB football team completes training for 2018 Kuwait Banking Club League

KUWAIT: Within the framework of its social responsibility program aimed at supporting sports activities and youth, the Kuwait International Bank (KIB) football team recently completed its training for this year’s…

Kylian Mbappe sent off as PSG reach French League Cup final

PARIS: Holders Paris Saint-Germain edged into the French League Cup final by beating Rennes 3-2 at Roazhon Park on Tuesday, despite seeing Kylian Mbappe sent off on his return from…

ICC probes UAE league after silly dismissals go viral

 DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) is investigating a private Twenty20 league in the United Arab Emirates, the sport’s global governing body has said, after footage of some farcical…