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Guatemala volcano eruption kills 25

ALOTENANGO, Guatemala: Emergency workers resumed the search yesterday for Guatemalans missing after the eruption of the Fuego volcano, which belched out clouds of ash and flows of lava and left…

Duterte stirs controversy by kissing woman

MANILA: A kiss by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on a Filipino woman’s lips while on an official visit in South Korea sparked anger and jokes yesterday, as feminists denounced what…

Lack of hope in S Sudan camps driving youth into gang crime

POC3 CAMP, Juba: Having twice escaped the clutches of South Sudanese rebels who forced him to fight with them, Puok Barar, a grinning 16-year-old in rubber flip-flops decorated with the…

US urges China to account for ‘ghosts’ of Tiananmen

BEIJING/HONG KONG: The United States urges China to make a full public account of those killed, detained or who went missing during a crackdown on student-led pro-democracy protests in and…

Delhi slum drowning in plastic

NEW DELHI: A sea of plastic spreads through the New Delhi slum of Taimur Nagar, a symbol of the grime and waste that makes the Indian capital one of the…

In war-torn Syria, ‘cat man’ starts rare animal clinic

SYRIA: At an unlikely cat shelter in rebel-held northern Syria, Mohammed Alaa al-Jaleel gently holds a feline patient on her back as an ultrasound probe is rolled across her pregnant belly.…

At war’s doorstep, Yemen’s equestrians ride high

SANAA: With rebel fighters on the ground and warplanes in the sky, the stakes could not have been higher for Yemen’s equestrians-and their horses-at a stadium in the capital Sanaa. In…

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Philippines leader apologizes to Kuwait for ‘harsh’ words

SEOUL: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte apologized to Kuwait yesterday for his “harsh” words at the height of a months-long diplomatic row over the treatment of domestic workers. The spat began…

Qatar crisis creates ‘new Gulf’ with no winners, but losers

DOHA: The year-old acrimonious dispute between Qatar and its neighbors is forging a “new” Gulf, potentially transforming what was a stable region of the Arab world, experts warn. It has…

Crown Prince chairs National Security Council meeting

KUWAIT: His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yesterday chaired a National Security Council meeting at Seif Palace. The meeting was attended by Deputy Commander of National…

Defense Minister visits soldiers in Northern Kuwait

KUWAIT: First Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah on Saturday visited Kuwaiti army units deployed in the north. During his visit, which was marked by…