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Monthly Archives: March 2017

She wears a black dress with shiny black shoes, and full makeup is required to attract customers, along with a (fake) smile. Waking up at eight in the morning to get ready to stand all day long - up...
Iraq police inch deeper into Mosul's old city BAGHDAD: The UN chief offered support for Iraq's fight against the Islamic State group during a visit to Baghdad yesterday, even as the country faces a growing humanitarian crisis following the months-long...
DOHA:  Qatar Airways said yesterday it will offer free laptops to business class passengers flying to the United States, in an effort to get round an American ban on electronics. In a statement, the Doha-based carrier said it would...
ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopia's parliament yesterday approved a four month extension of a state of emergency that was first imposed in October to quell nearly a year of anti-government protests. "The House unanimously voted to extend the state of emergency," said...
Tougher approach after Berlin attack BERLIN:  Germany has deported 10 potential attackers since January as part of a tougher approach towards failed asylum seekers and other foreigners it deems dangerous after one of them killed 12 people at a Berlin...
Gulf state to purchase 19 fighter jets WASHINGTON:  The Trump administration has told Congress it plans to approve a multibillion-dollar sale of F-16 fighter jets to Bahrain without the human rights conditions imposed by the State Department under President Barack...
LOS ANGELES: A Pakistani-born doctor announced Wednesday that he is joining the 2018 race for lieutenant governor on a platform of saving the Affordable Care Act, providing free community college education and fighting what he termed "Donald Trump's hate." "I...
MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday described two major media outlets as "sons of whores" and warned them of karmic repercussions for their critical coverage of his deadly drug war. Duterte's verbal attacks on top television broadcaster ABS-CBN and the...
Troops enter Islamist den after 2-day standoff DHAKA: Bangladesh security forces found the scattered remains of up to eight people, including women and possibly children, in a "horrific scene" when they stormed an Islamist hideout yesterday, police said. Security forces entered...
NEW DELHI: A senior Tibetan lama at the centre of a long-running row over one of Buddhism's most important titles has abandoned the monkhood altogether after marrying a childhood friend in India, his office said yesterday. Thaye Dorje, 33,...
After years of slow but steady decline the colonial-era Regal cinema, a New Delhi institution, is enjoying a late flourishing-sadly just as it is about to close its doors. Manager Roop Ghai says families have been flocking to the...
'The formation of the orchestra is aimed at sending a positive message to the community' Afghanistan's first - and only - all-female symphony is trying to change attitudes in a deeply conservative country where many see music as immoral, especially...

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