Spanish Muslim student wins fight to study with veil

MADRID: A Spanish Muslim student whose ban from a training institute for wearing the headscarf caused controversy said yesterday she had finally been allowed...

After 1,000-year split, Pontiff and Russia patriarch embrace in Cuba

HAVANA: Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill embraced and kissed on Friday in a historic meeting, uniting to issue a global appeal for...

Obama urges European leaders to accept Trump

BERLIN: President Barack Obama used a meeting with key European leaders yesterday to urge them to work with the incoming administration of President-elect Donald...

Gunman injures three at German rail station

MUNICH: A German police officer was critically wounded and two passers-by hurt yesterday when a lone gunman fired shots at a commuter rail station...

Suppressed at home, some Uzbeks turning to militant Islam abroad

Hundreds have joined Islamic State MOSCOW: Pushed by a lack of jobs and strict control of behavior and dissent, millions of Uzbeks have emigrated in...

German police detain alleged Contact of market attacker

40-year-old Tunisian man may be involved BERLIN: German prosecutors said yesterday that they have detained a Tunisian man they think may have been involved in...

Italy election stalked by populism

Tensions mar gloomy campaign ROME: Italians went to the polls yesterday in one of the country's most uncertain elections ever, with far-right and populist parties...

EU unveils plan to share 160k refugees

STRASBOURG: EU Commission chief Jean- Claude Juncker unveiled major plans yesterday to force the bloc to share 160,000 refugees and ease the burden on...

May picks Javid as home minister after Rudd quits

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a former banker of South Asian origin as interior minister yesterday, trying to draw a line under...

EU leaders renew fraying Union’s vows

ROME: Europeans must contain their squabbling and carping about the EU if the Union is to survive, leaders warned yesterday as they marked the...

Gunman hits shisha bar, kills 9

HANAU: General view of the street where one of the bar that was targeted in a shooting at the Heumarkt in...

Whatever it takes: EU in show of unity, tackles coronavirus

BRUSSELS: King Philippe of Belgium (center) and Minister of Health Maggie De Block (center right) visit the Sciensano, the Belgian institute...

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