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An Asian woman killed in a 4-way vehicle collision; Kuwaiti shoots sister, surrenders

KUWAIT: An Asian woman was killed and three others were injured in a four-way vehicle collision on the Seventh Ring Road towards Kabd. Firemen received a call about a collision…

Khamenei blames Iran’s ‘enemies’ for stoking unrest

TEHRAN: Iran’s supreme leader blamed the country’s “enemies” yesterday for days of unrest that have seen 21 people killed and hundreds arrested in the biggest test for the Islamic regime…

Pakistan summons US envoy, hits back at Trump tweet

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan angrily dismissed threats by US President Donald Trump to cut off aid as “completely incomprehensible” yesterday, in the latest diplomatic row to rock the shaky alliance between Washington…

What has brought Iranian protesters onto the streets?

A sign that Iran is taking the protests more seriously LONDON: Iran is stepping up a crackdown against anti-government protests that pose the most audacious challenge to its clerical leadership…

France vows crackdown after attack on police

PARIS: The French government vowed a crackdown on urban violence yesterday after shocking video footage emerged of a policewoman being beaten on New Year’s Eve. She was one of two…

Record-shattering cold freezes US

Stiff breezes expected to create dangerously cold wind chills ORLANDO: Record-shattering arctic cold reached as far south as Florida on Monday with freeze warnings in place from Texas to the…

Notes from students help Indian police nab traffickers

CHENNAI: High school teacher Rajkumar Kotal had run out of ideas. News about his students being pushed into early marriage and lured by traffickers reached him, but often too late…

Gunmen kill 14 churchgoers in brutal Nigeria shooting

WARRI: Gunmen killed at least 14 churchgoers returning from a midnight service on Monday in Nigeria’s Rivers State, a police source told AFP, the latest violence to hit the oil-rich…

Legalized marijuana off to blazing start in California

Expected to be the world’s largest market for the plant DESERT HOT SPRINGS: It’s the first day that marijuana can be bought and sold legally in California, and store owner…

Design flaws leave Arsenal, Chelsea with uncertain futures

Sanchez and Ozil are out of contract at the end of the season LONDON: Arsenal and Chelsea have been reduced to also-ran status by Manchester City’s blistering pace in the…

Federer cruises towards Australian Open with another Hopman Cup win

PERTH: Roger Federer took another impressive step towards his Australian Open title defence yesterday with a straight-sets win over Russian Karen Khachanov at the mixed teams Hopman Cup, as many…

England ponder taking a spin with Crane in Sydney

Sydney Cricket Ground has a reputation as a turning wicket SYDNEY: Leg-spinner Mason Crane’s experience playing in Sydney may prove the clincher to earn him a debut as England try…