Dutch cargo ship adrift off Norway

OSLO: A Dutch cargo ship was adrift in the Norwegian Sea yesterday after all of its crewmembers were airlifted, with some having to jump...

Despite cough, fever, Navalny continues hunger strike

MOSCOW: Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Monday said he was suffering from a heavy cough and fever but would continue a hunger strike...

Erdogan accuses former admirals of ‘political coup’

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday accused dozens of retired admirals of eyeing a "political coup" by attacking his plans for a canal...

Vjosa Osmani elected as new Kosovo president

PRISTINA: Lawmakers elected Kosovo's most popular politician Vjosa Osmani as president Sunday, overcoming an opposition boycott that had kept parliament short of a quorum...

Millions mark Easter under virus curbs

ROME: Millions of Christians around the world celebrated a second Easter under coronavirus restrictions yesterday, as nations tried to control worrying COVID-19 surges. Despite...

Paris medics fear worst of COVID wave still to come

PARIS: In the COVID-19 intensive care unit of the Antony Private Hospital south of Paris, no bed stays free for long and medics wonder...

French tycoon Tapie tied up and beaten in burglary

PARIS: Former French minister and scandal-ridden tycoon Bernard Tapie, the former owner of Adidas, was attacked along with his wife during a night-time burglary...

Millions face Easter under virus curbs as cases surge

ROME: Millions of Christians around the world were yesterday facing another Easter weekend under restrictions because of coronavirus surges, but there was good news...

WHO gives nod to China vaccines, boosting drive

GENEVA: Two Chinese coronavirus jabs are safe and effective, WHO experts said yesterday after reviewing partial data, providing a potential boost to countries from...

Italy expels 2 Russians after spies caught

ROME: Italy expelled two Russian officials yesterday after an Italian navy captain was caught red-handed by police selling secret documents to the Russians. The...

Homeless but not forgotten in Britain’s COVID jab drive

WINCHESTER, UK: Mac is only 25, normally too young to be eligible for the British government's COVID inoculation campaign at this stage. But he's...

At Moldova-Romania frontier, pandemic lays bare inequality

CHISINAU, Moldova: At the hospital in the small Moldovan town of Leova, exhausted doctors see no end to the pandemic: cases are rising, and...

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19th April