Thursday, February 21, 2019

Philippines’ Duterte to take Rohingya refugees

Duterte withdraws from International Criminal Court MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said yesterday "genocide" was taking place in Myanmar and he was willing to accept...

Trump could freeze $2 billion of Pakistan aid over militia havens

'All options are on the table', US warns WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump's freeze on aid to Pakistan could be worth almost two billion dollars, a...

German president warns of limits to number of refugees

BERLIN: Germany’s president has warned that there are limits to how many refugees his country can absorb as it prepares for as many as...

Seven killed as three suicide bombers hit Pakistan court

TANGI: At least seven people were killed when multiple Taleban suicide bombers attacked a court complex in northern Pakistan yesterday, the latest in a...

Trump’s travel ban faces US Supreme Court showdown

Conservative-majority court to issue ruling by end of June   WASHINGTON: The first big showdown at the US Supreme Court over President Donald Trump's immigration policies...

Saudi Arabia recovers $107bn in graft purge

56 people still in custody -  All detainees have left the Ritz-Carlton RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's attorney general said yesterday $107 billion has been recovered so...

Delhi shuts schools, halts construction to tackle pollution

NEW DELHI: India's capital announced a slew of measures yesterday to combat the crippling air pollution that has engulfed the city, including closing down...

Playboy to stop publishing nude photos

Playboy will stop publishing the photographs of the fully nude women so closely associated with it, declaring such pictures have become “passe” in the...

Blasts in Afghan capital kill at least 26

Nine journalists die; 11 children killed - IS militant group claims responsibility KABUL: Twin blasts in the Afghan capital Kabul killed at least 26 people...

Wounded May seeks EU compromise to save Brexit deal

May to meet EU's Tusk last-minute talks BRUSSELS: Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gestures as she arrives in...

UAE mourns five diplomats killed in Afghan blast – Amir sends condolences

KANDAHAR: The killing of five diplomats from the United Arab Emirates in a bombing in southern Afghanistan marks the deadliest attack ever for the...

Pope urges an end to Syria ‘horror’ in Easter address

Mass held within tight, heavy security VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis urged an end to "horror and death" in Syria and implored God to bring peace...

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