MSF demands probe into deadly Kunduz air strike

KABUL: Medical charity MSF yesterday demanded an international probe into a deadly US air strike on an Afghan hospital, after reports said NATO's top...

Luxury birthing clinics spur cesarean ‘epidemic’ in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO: Thais Faria sank into a leather love seat, relaxing under the ministrations first of a masseuse, then a manicurist and finally...

Clinton promotes gay rights as key pillar of ’16 campaign – ‘The civil rights...

WASHINGTON: Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday delivered the strongest speech in support of gay rights in the 2016 presidential race on Saturday, promising that...

Clashes after Mexico City massacre protest – ‘Dead had been shot in the back’

MEXICO CITY: Masked protesters clashed with riot police in Mexico City on Friday after thousands of people marched to commemorate the 47th anniversary of...

Trump and Carson’s attacks on Muslims worry GOP elders – ‘If I win, they’re...

WASHINGTON: The candidates atop the GOP presidential field are ramping up political attacks aimed at Muslims, a move designed to appeal to hardline conservatives....

I will send Syrian refugees home if elected: Trump – ‘Refugees may also include...

WASHINGTON: Republican US presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has said that he would send thousands of Syrian refugees back to their home country if he...

Sole woman on Georgia’s death row gets executed – First woman put to death...

JACKSON: The only woman on Georgia's death row was executed early yesterday, making her the first woman put to death by the state in...

US military in support of keeping troops in Afghanistan past 2016 – Timing of...

WASHINGTON: In a potential major shift in policy, US military commanders want to keep at least a few thousand American troops in Afghanistan beyond...

Russia, US to cooperate on fighting Islamic State – European powers softening their stance...

UNITED NATIONS: Russia and the United States intend to seek joint ways of fighting the Islamic State group, Moscow said yesterday, in a major...

Pope wraps up historic US tour in Philadelphia – Faithful drawn to his message...

PHILADELPHIA: Pope Francis wraps up a six-day historic tour of the United States, having electrified Americans with a message of respecting immigrants, protecting the...

Pope gets warm welcome at White House by Obama – ‘Grateful for your welcome...

WASHINGTON: Barack Obama welcomed Pope Francis to the White House yesterday-the first black US president hailing the first pontiff from the Americas as a...

Xi calls for less ‘suspicion’ in US-China ties ahead of talks – ‘Conflict would...

SEATTLE: China's president on Tuesday called for less "suspicion" in ties between the world's top two economies, ahead of landmark talks later this week...

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