Thursday, January 24, 2019

India approves Kuwait pact on domestic workers

NEW DELHI: The Indian cabinet yesterday approved signing an agreement between India and Kuwait for cooperation on recruitment of domestic workers, a...

Slain Arab Israeli student buried in her hometown

BAQA AL-GHARBIYA: Thousands of mourners attended the funeral yesterday of Aiia Maasarwe, an Arab Israeli student killed in Australia, in her hometown...

Kurd forces overrun last Syrian IS village

Heralds a new phase in the fight against the jihadists BEIRUT: Kurdish-led fighters overran the last village held by...

Philippine lawmakers back bill to jail 12-year-olds

MANILA: Children as young as 12 years old could be incarcerated under a bill backed by Philippine lawmakers yesterday which has been...

EU urges crackdown on ‘golden visas and passports’

BRUSSELS: The European Union urged member countries yesterday to crack down on schemes granting "golden visas and passports" to foreign investors, warning...

Netanyahu pledges ‘lethal’ response to Gaza violence

Also responded by blocking $15 million of Qatari aid Masked Hamas gunmen carry the body of Mahmoud Al-Nabahin,...

UAE open to co-hosting World Cup 2022

Khalfan Al-Romaithi ABU DHABI: United Arab Emirates sports chief Mohammed Khalfan Al-Romaithi believes the Gulf nation would welcome...

Palestinians to refuse US aid over terror lawsuit fears

BETHLEHEM: The Palestinian Authority will refuse all US government aid for fear of lawsuits over alleged support for terrorism, officials said yesterday,...

Cardiff striker Sala feared dead in plane crash

Emiliano Sala NANTES, France: Premier League club Cardiff City's record new signing, Argentine striker Emiliano Sala, is missing...

Bangladeshi ‘Tree Man’ dreams of cure as rare skin disease returns

'I hope doctors will be able to cure me fully this time' DHAKA: Abul Bajandar, dubbed the Bangladeshi...

Little chance of quick end to long, painful month-long US shutdown

Historic crisis weighing on the nation's economy and morale WASHINGTON: The United States yesterday enters the second month of...

Zimbabwe prez struggles to draw line

'Chaos and insubordination will not be tolerated. If required, heads will roll' BULAWAYO: A Zimbabwean soldier watches shoppers...

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