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Monthly Archives: October 2017

GONDA CITY: Flies throng over piles of faeces, the drains overflow with sewage and the foul smell in the air is inescapable. Welcome to Awas Vikas: one of the most exclusive parts of Gonda, a city suffering the ignominy...
Unity government to take administrative control of Gaza Hamas disbands Gaza shadow government GAZA: The West Bank-based Palestinian prime minister crossed into the Gaza Strip yesterday in a move towards reconciliation between Hamas and the mainstream Fatah party, a decade after...
PARIS: The brother of the Islamist radical who shot dead seven people in southwest France in 2012, including three Jewish schoolchildren, went on trial yesterday accused of complicity in the first of a wave of attacks by homegrown jihadists....
DUBAI: Migrants making their way from the Horn of Africa to Yemen are frequently abducted and tortured by “criminal gangs”, the UN Migration Agency warned yesterday. Despite a war that has killed thousands and pushed Yemen to the brink...
MOSCOW: Russia’s intelligence agency yesterday said it had arrested members of an Islamic State group “cell” which was preparing terror attacks. The FSB said in a statement it had “thwarted the illegal activities of... the international terrorist organization Islamic...
Latest sanctions affect 90% of North Korean exports DANDONG: North Korean workers have begun to leave the Chinese border city of Dandong, following the latest round of sanctions seeking to restrict Pyongyang's ability to earn foreign currency income, local businesses...
Marcelo sent off as Lyon’s winless streak extend to five matches PARIS: Ten-man Marseille moved up to third in Ligue 1 after Lucas Ocampos hit a brace in a thrilling come-from-behind 4-2 win at Mediterranean rivals Nice on Sunday. Players...
Second Sri Lankan to bag 400 wickets ABU DHABI: Rangana Herath became the second Sri Lankan to bag 400 wickets as his six-wicket haul steered Sri Lanka to a thrilling 21-run win over Pakistan in the first Test in Abu...
POTCHEFSTROOM: South Africa ripped through Bangladesh to win the first Test by 333 runs yesterday, taking seven wickets for 41 runs at the start of Day 5 as the tourists were all out for 90. Spinner Keshav Maharaj and...
Govt swings into emergency action to return home holidaymakers LONDON: LONDON: British short-haul carrier Monarch Airlines ceased trading suddenly yesterday following a financial collapse in the biggest airline failure in Britain, prompting the government into emergency action to return home...
KUWAIT: Kuwait has invited bids for financial advisors to manage the initial public offering of its stock exchange, sources told Reuters. The country has been considering an initial public offering of its stock market for years, but political infighting...
Crude oil production expected to be broadly flat KUWAIT: Qatar’s headline growth for 2017 lowered as dispute with neighbors persisted. We have revised down our forecast for overall economic growth in 2017 to 1.8 percent from 2.5 percent before. The...

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