Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Dozens may be dead in Iran protests

US has condemned Iran for using "lethal force" GENEVA: The United Nations voiced alarm yesterday at reports dozens may...

Taleban release two hostages in Afghanistan

KANDAHAR: The Taleban handed two Western hostages over to US forces in southern Afghanistan yesterday, three years after they were abducted, in...

In the desert of Dubai, salmon farming thrives

DUBAI: From a control room in the middle of Dubai's desert, Norway's sunrises and sunsets and the cool currents of the Atlantic...

Yemen rebels seize two S Korean, one Saudi vessel

SANAA: Yemen's Iran-aligned rebels seized a Saudi-flagged tug and two South Korean vessels at the weekend, the insurgents and Seoul officials said...

Malaysian gay men caned under Islamic law

KUALA LUMPUR: Four Malaysian men have been caned for having gay sex in violation of Islamic laws, with activists yesterday condemning "vicious...

Persecuted Catholics ‘honored’ to glimpse Pope Francis in Thailand

'When I think of how miserable my life is here I just cry' BANGKOK: Clutching her entrance badge to...

Swedish prosecutor drops Assange rape investigation

Prosecutors had struggled for years to interrogate Assange STOCKHOLM: Deputy Director of Public Prosecution, Eva-Marie Persson speaks during...

Guterres hails Amir, Kuwait; Pompeo, Pence praise ties

WASHINGTON: (From left) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, US Vice President Mike Pence and Kuwaiti...

Girl dies, truck driver missing after French bridge collapse

MIREPOIX-SUR-TARN, France: A 15-year-old girl died and a truck driver was missing after a suspension bridge over a river in southwest France...

Iran ‘calmer’ despite riots over petrol

TEHRAN: Iran said it still faced riots even though the situation was "calmer" yesterday after days of violent protests sparked by a...

Iran spy agency leaks reveal vast sway in protest-hit Iraq

BAGHDAD: Reports yesterday on a trove of leaked Iranian intelligence documents drove home the depth of its influence in Iraq, where anti-government...

Facial recognition making subtle advance in UK

LONDON: The experiment was conducted discreetly. Between 2016 and 2018, two surveillance cameras were installed in the Kings Cross area of London...

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