Britain and Bill Gates announce £3 billion to eradicate malaria – ‘The world’s deadliest...

LONDON: Britain's finance minister and tech billionaire Bill Gates unveiled yesterday a plan to spend billions to eradicate "the world's deadliest killer" malaria. Chancellor...

Hollande starts India visit, says jet deal will take time – French president chief...

CHANDIGARH: France's President Francois Hollande played down the prospect of a swift conclusion to a drawn-out deal for New Delhi to buy 36 French...

Chechens rally in support of pro-Kremlin leader – Crowds denounce opponents as enemies

GROZNY, Russia: Tens of thousands of people yesterday staged a state-sponsored rally in the Chechen capital Grozny in support of strongman Ramzan Kadyrov, days...

44 drown as migrant boat sinks – Victims not wearing lifejackets * Many children...

ATHENS: Forty-four people drowned after three refugee boats sank yesterday off Greece, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel sought to press Turkey to play a...

Refugees face qualification hurdles in German job hunt – Only five-to-ten percent of asylum...

FRANKFURT: From an economic point of view, it all seemed to make sense. There are hundreds of thousands of job vacancies waiting to be...

British website targets parents who fear children may join IS

LONDON: Britain launches a new website yesterday which aims to educate Muslim teenagers against groups like Islamic State, as the government backed the right...

Saudi suspends French imports over bird flu

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Monday suspended the import of poultry, eggs and dairy products from seven French regions over a bird flu outbreak. The...

Pressure mounting on Merkel to close borders to Syrians – Merkel, Juncker put euro’s...

BRUSSELS/BERLIN: Is this how "Europe" ends? The Germans, founders and funders of the postwar union, shut their borders to refugees in a bid for...

Czech leader: EU Muslims ‘impossible to integrate’

PRAGUE: Czech President Milos Zeman, known for his fiery anti-migrant comments, said yesterday that it was almost impossible to integrate the Muslim community into...

Macedonian opposition threatens to boycott election called to end crisis

SKOPJE: A European Union-brokered deal to end a political crisis in Macedonia hung in the balance yesterday after opponents of conservative Prime Minister Nikola...

EU, British officials upbeat about getting reform deal – Leaders hopeful of averting Brexit

BRUSSELS: Top officials in Britain and the European Union say they are optimistic about striking a deal next month on reforms aimed at discouraging...

Briton on trial for helping migrant girl Hero or smuggler?

BOULOGNE-SUR-MER, France: A French court must decide whether a British man who went on trial yesterday is a smuggler or a hero after he...

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