Monday, January 21, 2019

‘Guiding force for good’: World mourns the loss of Kofi Annan

Outpouring of condolences from leaders around the world GENEVA: There was an outpouring of condolences from leaders around the world yesterday after the death of...

May tours Europe in desperate bid to salvage her Brexit’s deal

'There is no room whatsoever for renegotiation' BERLIN: Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May...

Six dead in rail crash on Danish bridge; Amir expresses grief

NYBORG, Denmark: Men work at the accident site next to a passenger train standing on the rails after a railway accident...

Axed Catalan leader urges resistance to Madrid rule

BARCELONA: Catalonia's secessionist leader Carles Puigdemont stood defiant yesterday against Madrid's moves to depose him, urging "democratic resistance" to direct rule imposed in a...

Top court in France suspends burkini ban – A victory for common sense: CFCM

PARIS: France’s highest administrative court yesterday suspended a controversial ban on the burkini by a French Riviera town after it was challenged by rights...

Thousands of ‘yellow vests’ protesters hit French streets

A yellow vest protester waves the French flag during a demonstration against rising costs of living on the Champs-Elysees in Paris,...

French investigators grill suspect in Louvre attack

PARIS: French investigators began questioning yesterday a suspect in the attack on soldiers at the Louvre Museum in Paris, but the man refused to...

‘160 attempts daily’ to access online porn in UK parliament

Britain's Northern Ireland minister resigns over ill-health - A total of 24,473 attempts were made since June LONDON: Around 160 requests a day were made...

Merkel on tightrope over disputed migrant policy

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel was fighting yesterday to stamp out the first major row within her uneasy coalition, as disputes over her refugee...

World leaders unite to condemn Paris attacks – Obama, Putin agree need for Syria...

ANTALYA, Turkey: World leaders united yesterday to denounce terrorism at a heavily-guarded summit in Turkey after the gun and bomb assaults in Paris, despite...

Fearless teacher helps children of Albania’s brutal blood feuds – Helping families marked for...

SHKODRA: Where most people and even police fear to set foot, Liljana Luani takes books, household supplies, and a lifetime of experience on how...

‘World’s oldest’ Quran parchments found

LONDON: Fragments of a Holy Quran manuscript found in a British university library are from one of the world’s oldest surviving copies of the...

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