Monday, February 18, 2019

Militants kill six Turkish forces, hit US consulate – Country hit by wave of...

ISTANBUL: Turkey was yesterday hit by a slew of deadly attacks, with six members of the security forces killed and the US consulate in...

More arrests in Pakistan child sex abuse scandal – 280 children were filmed being...

HUSSAIN KHANWALA: Pakistani police yesterday arrested five more people over a major child sex abuse scandal after a lawyer for the victims accused them...

Phone numbers, addresses point to ‘jihadist link’ to Mali hotel siege

BAMAKO: Telephone numbers and addresses found on the bodies of four “terrorists” killed in a deadly hotel hostage siege in Mali point the finger...

21 dead as temperatures soar in Egypt heat wave – Blast near Cairo court...

CAIRO: Twenty-one people have died and 66 others were hospitalised with exhaustion as soaring temperatures and high humidity hit Cairo and other parts of...

Nusra leaves Turkey buffer zone – Insurgents escalate attack on govt-held Foua

BEIRUT: The Al-Qaeda-linked Nusra Front says it has quit frontline positions against Islamic State north of Aleppo and ceded them to other rebels, leaving...

Phelps sizzles in 200m medley

SAN ANTONIO: Michael Phelps made it three national titles in three world leading times in three days on Sunday with a sizzling 200m individual...

21 dead as temperatures soar in Egypt heat wave – Blast near Cairo court...

CAIRO: Twenty-one people have died and 66 others were hospitalised with exhaustion as soaring temperatures and high humidity hit Cairo and other parts of...

Japan to restart first reactor under new rules since crisis – Japan’s 43 operable...

TOKYO: A power plant operator said it will restart a reactor in southern Japan today, the first restart under new safety requirements following the...

18 migrants found hiding in truck on British motorway

LONDON: Eighteen migrants have been found stowing away in a lorry on a British motorway, police said yesterday. The migrants were found after the...

US deploys F-16s to Turkey for IS fight

BRUSSELS: The United States for the first time yesterday deployed half a dozen F-16 warplanes to Turkey to help operations against the Islamic State...

Iraq rolls out sweeping reforms after protests – Abadi seeks to abolish posts of...

BAGHDAD: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi proposed scrapping top government posts and privileges yesterday in an ambitious reform drive sparked by swelling popular anger...

Taleban bombing kills 21 in north Afghanistan – Insurgency escalates after power transition

KUNDUZ: A Taleban attack killed at least 21 people in northern Afghanistan, officials said yesterday, after a wave of lethal bombings in the capital...

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