China confirms new SARS-like coronavirus strain is contagious

WUHAN, China: Medical staff members carry a patient into the Jinyintan Hospital, where patients infected by a mysterious SARS-like virus are...

3 Iraq protesters killed as anger boils over govt ‘procrastination’

NAJAF: An anti-government protester waves a national flag as he stands before flaming tyres at a makeshift roadblock during a demonstration...

Lebanon vows to deter ‘infiltrator’ attacks after weekend violence

BEIRUT: Lebanese protesters take cover as riot police spray them with water from behind a barricaded road leading to parliament on...

India’s ruling party picks new president as challenges mount

NEW DELHI: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) new president Jagat Prakash Nadda (right) shakes hand with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during...

Evacuation crackdown ordered as Philippine volcano ‘recharges’

BUSO BUSO: A man walks past trees and and a truck covered in ash from the eruption of Taal volcano in...

UK PM raises visas in pitch for post-Brexit trade with Africa

LONDON: Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson (right) poses with Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari during their bilateral meeting at the UK-Africa Investment...

Nearly 80 ‘highly dangerous’ inmates escape Paraguay prison

Handout picture released by Paraguay's ABC TV showing the end of the tunnel through which 76 inmates allegedly escaped from the...

South Korean court acquits man executed in 1948

SUNCHEON: Family members of Chang Hwan-bong, who was among hundreds of people who were accused of helping left-leaning soldiers in an...

Call to end foreign meddling in Libya; monitoring force sought

BERLIN: World leaders and senior officials pose for a family picture during a peace summit on Libya at the Chancellery yesterday....

Beirut protesters regroup after day of clashes

BEIRUT: A Lebanese anti-government protester kicks back a teargas canister fired by riot police from behind the barricaded road leading to...

Iraqi youth angry at slow pace of reform

NAJAF: Anti-government protesters stand before tire smoke at a makeshift roadblock during a demonstration in this central shrine city yesterday. –...

Starr, Dershowitz join Trump defense team

Alan Dershowitz - Robert Ray - Kenneth Starr

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