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Monthly Archives: October 2017

NEW DELHI: India's Supreme Court has ordered a 24-year-old woman whose marriage to a Muslim man was annulled at her Hindu father's request to give evidence in person, saying only she could decide her own fate. The decision to...
Sacked regional leaders may face criminal charges   BARCELONA: Catalonia's civil servants returned to work yesterday for the first time since Spain's central government rejected an independence declaration by imposing direct control, as Madrid warned that sacked regional leaders face criminal...
MUMBAI: A crackdown on street vendors in Mumbai after they were blamed for a stampede at a train station last month highlights the diminishing access to public spaces for the city's poor and marginalized communities, activists said. A report...
MARAWI CITY: Khaliluddin Ismail returned home yesterday after five months of war in the southern Philippines to find his house ransacked. But he's still smiling. "At least we have something left," he said, standing in a room with clothes,...
Military campaign leaves over 1,100 fighters, civilians dead   TOKYO: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte won pledges from Japan of help with fighting terrorism and assistance in building the country's crumbling infrastructure, as he met with Japan's prime minister yesterday during a...
Man Utd among teams to book last-16 place PARIS: Big-spending Paris Saint-Germain, five-time champions Barcelona and Jose Mourinho's Manchester United are among the teams looking to book a Champions League last-16 place today. The pick of the action sees Anderlecht...
MEXICO CITY: Lewis Hamilton won his fourth career Formula One season championship on Sunday with a ninth-place finish at the Mexican Grand Prix in a race won by Red Bull's Max Verstappen. Hamilton had to overcome first-lap chaos when...
Key step toward ‘self-sufficiency’ in producing atomic fuel ABU DHABI: Saudi Arabia plans to extract uranium domestically as part of its nuclear power program and sees this as a step towards "self-sufficiency" in producing atomic fuel, a senior official said...
Sales pick up, property prices stabilize KUWAIT: Activity in the real estate market is gaining traction with a pickup in sales and stabilizing prices. Real estate sales posted healthy 20 percent year-on-year (y/y) growth in 3Q17, the first positive growth...
George Clooney's "Suburbicon" notched one of the most dismal wide-release debuts in recent years on a sluggish pre-Halloween weekend where the horror sequel "Jigsaw" topped all releases despite an underperforming debut. The eighth "Saw" film landed at No. 1...
The Chinese agency representing a "beautiful" 14-year-old Russian model who died after taking part in Shanghai Fashion Week yesterday denied allegations that she was overworked and underpaid. The death of Vlada Dzyuba in a Chinese hospital on Friday shines...

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