The one-armed boy who built a Lego prosthesis

BARCELONA: David Aguilar was five when he first discovered Lego, entering a world where it didn't matter he was missing his forearm, and four...

Flights scrapped as volcanic eruptions hit Canaries

MADRID: Fresh volcanic eruptions in Spain's Canary Islands prompted the cancellation of flights, airport authorities said Friday, the first since the Cumbre Vieja volcano...

Recognize the Taleban? World powers face Afghan dilemma

PARIS: The international community faces a growing dilemma over whether to recognize the Taleban as the rulers of Afghanistan, weighing distaste on the vision...

US and France leaders try to defuse submarine row

PARIS: US President Joe Biden and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron had a "friendly" phone call Wednesday to defuse a deep row over submarine...

Ukraine adopts law limiting oligarchs after gun attack

KIEV: Ukraine's parliament yesterday passed a law meant to reduce the influence of oligarchs in the country a day after an attack on a...

Fears of hole in EU heart as ‘Queen of Europe’ departs

BRUSSELS: Angela Merkel's exit from the stage is sparking fears of a hole at the heart of the European Union during challenging times -...

Armin Laschet: Comeback king after Merkel’s crown

BERLIN: Armin Laschet, the candidate from Angela Merkel's party to succeed her as chancellor, may have had a dismal election campaign marred by gaffes,...

WHO says air pollution kills 7m a year, toughens guidelines

GENEVA: The World Health Organization strengthened its air quality guidelines yesterday, saying air pollution was now one of the biggest environmental threats to human...

6bn COVID shots given worldwide

PARIS: More than six billion doses of anti-COVID vaccines have been given around the world, according to an AFP tally Wednesday based on official...

Gunmen target Zelensky’s aide

KIEV: Gunmen opened fire with automatic weapons on a car carrying a senior aide to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky yesterday, in what officials said...

How France was blindsided by the Australia-US deal

PARIS: In June this year, French leader Emmanuel Macron welcomed Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison to Paris, with concern about the two allies' troubled...

Submarine row is ‘wake-up call’

BRUSSELS: The US and Australian decision to strip France of a submarine supply contract is a stark reminder the EU must bolster its capacity...

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24th September