Friday, April 19, 2019

Traditions rob Iraq women, girls of rights

Women and girls suffer under patriarchal systems DIWANIYAH, Iraq: An woman walks past a dress shop in the...

Iran leader calls on Mideast states to ‘drive back Zionism’

Rouhani calls Israel a ‘cancerous tumor’ TEHRAN: A Iranian military truck carrying a missile drives in front of...

Rich v poor – donations row over Notre-Dame shatters French unity

Controversy over $950 million pledged to restore Notre-Dame PARIS: France’s culture minister pleaded yesterday for an end to the...

29 German tourists killed in bus crash

CANICO, Portugal: A video grab shows the wreckage of a tourist bus that crashed on April 17, 2019 in Canico, on...

Sporadic violence as millions vote in second phase of India’s election

PM’s party runs aggressive campaign, courts nationalist base TAMIL NADU: Indian nuns display their ink-marked fingers after casting...

Philippine Catholics lash themselves in Easter penance

PAMPANGA: Dozens of barefoot penitents in the Philippines whipped themselves and carried large wooden crosses in sweltering heat yesterday as they participated...

UN voices alarm as Bahrain revoke the citizenship of 138

GENEVA: The UN human rights chief expressed alarm yesterday at Bahrain’s decision this week to revoke the citizenship of 138 people convicted...

Fearing death, runaway Saudi sisters appeal for international protection

'We are in danger ……… Please help us' TBILISI: Two Saudi sisters took to Twitter yesterday to plead for...

Houthi rebels claim Trump veto proves US behind war

SANAA: Yemen's Houthi rebels yesterday slammed US President Donald Trump's veto of a Congress resolution directing him to end support for the...

Five million lost jobs in India between 2016 and 2018

Young urban men are being hit hardest: Report NEW DELHI: At least five million Indians lost their jobs between...

Stricken Jet Airways suspends all operations

MUMBAI: India's debt-stricken Jet Airways halted all of its operations yesterday after failing to secure emergency funding from lenders, leaving it teetering...

Indonesia’s ‘everyman’ leader on track to beat firebrand ex-general

Unofficial results put Widodo in a comfortable lead JAKARTA: Supporters surround a vehicle carrying Indonesian President Joko...

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