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...

Russia ‘responsible’ for killing Litvinenko, Rights court rules

STRASBOURG: Europe's top rights court yesterday ruled that Russia was responsible for the 2006 killing in London of the dissident former agent Alexander Litvinenko,...

Dolphin kill casts shadow over tradition

COPENHAGEN: Every summer in the Faroe Islands hundreds of pilot whales and dolphins are slaughtered in drive hunts known as the "grind" that residents...

Shock at Russia university campus

MOSCOW: A gunman killed six people on a university campus in Russia yesterday before being detained, investigators said, leaving students and teachers shaken and...

Opposition claims mass fraud after Putin party sweeps vote

MOSCOW: Russia's opposition accused the authorities of mass voter fraud as election results yesterday showed the ruling United Russia party winning a sweeping majority...

The Harkis: ‘Betrayed’ soldiers from France’s Algeria war

PARIS: As French President Emmanuel Macron formally apologizes to the Harkis yesterday, we look at the grim fate of the Muslim Algerians who fought...

France accuses Australia, US of ‘lying’ in escalating crisis

PARIS: France has accused Australia and the United States of lying over a ruptured Australian contract to buy French submarines, warning a grave crisis...

Russian president’s party set to retain parliament majority

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin's party was set to retain a majority in parliament as Russia yesterday concluded a three-day election in which most Kremlin...

Prisoners, newcomers and spoilers: Russia candidates

MOSCOW: Russia's three-day parliamentary and local elections close yesterday, with most Kremlin critics banned from running and the ruling United Russia party expected to...

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