Woman bomber wounds 9 in first Tunisia suicide attack since 2015

TUNIS: A woman suicide bomber blew herself up near police vehicles on a busy street in the centre of the Tunisian capital yesterday after...

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...

Italy’s country doctor makes his house calls on horseback

'Every week, I ride 80 to 100 kilometers on horseback' VERDUNO: Through vineyards stretching as far as the eye can see and shrouded in fog,...

In India, migrant workers walking home dial for help

AMRITSAR: Member of Parliament (MP) Gurjeet Singh Aujla (center right) and Amritsar Improvement Trust Chairman Dinesh Bassi (center left) clean a...

UAE urges Arab openness to Israel

Decision 'not to talk' with Israel complicates finding a solution DUBAI: Relations between Arab states and Israel need to...

Qatar to plant 16,000 trees to spruce up World Cup venues

DOHA: Desert country Qatar will plant at least 16,000 trees in a bid to "beautify" its eight planned 2022 World Cup stadiums, tournament organizers...

Comoros passport scheme unlawful, abused by mafia

Comoros-Kuwait-UAE passport deal dogged by controversy   NAIROBI: A program to sell Comoros Islands citizenship to fund development resulted in thousands of passports being sold outside...

Gunmen kill eight in Thailand

BANGKOK: Eight relatives, including three children, were killed by gunmen posing as government officials in Thailand's Krabi province, police said yesterday, a mass slaying...

Thailand to eliminate mother-to-baby HIV – First Asian country to eliminate transmission

BANGKOK: Thailand has become the first Asian country to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV, the World Health Organization said yesterday, a milestone in the...

Rahul Gandhi piles pressure on Modi to waive farm loans

NEW DELHI: Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi pressed Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday to write off farm loans to help growers reeling...

Comey crisis could bedevil Trump on health care, tax

Congress reels from Comey's fallout WASHINGTON: US Republicans struggling to pass a health care overhaul and tax reform this year have seen their path narrow,...

Turkey and Russia face off in Syria as fighting escalates; plane shot down

AL BARA: Photo shows an aerial view of destruction in the village of Balyun in the southern part of Syria's northwestern...

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27th September