Furious France recalls envoys to Australia, US

PARIS: France on Friday recalled its ambassadors to the United States and Australia in a ferocious row over the scrapping of a submarine contract,...

End of ‘Merkron’: EU’s power couple prepares to bow out

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron hosts Angela Merkel in Paris for the last time before the German chancellor stands down, which will spell the...

French forces kill IS Sahel jihadist leader wanted by US

PARIS: France said yesterday its troops deployed in the Sahel region of Africa had killed the head of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara...

UK PM: Australia nuke sub deal will help peace in Indo-Pacific

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday sought to play down Chinese fears that a deal to provide Australia with nuclear-powered US submarines threatened...

Macron, MBZ vow joint fight against ‘extremism’

FONTAINEBLEAU, France: French President Emmanuel Macron and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, one of France's closest allies in...

‘Candidate in handcuffs’: Kremlin critic campaigns from prison

KRASNODAR: With parliamentary elections in Russia around the corner, canvassers in the southern city of Krasnodar are asking passersby to write letters to their...

The new Uzbekistan: New possibilities for investors

KUWAIT: The declaration of State Independence of the Republic of Uzbekistan on 31 August 1991 opened a new chapter in modern history of the...

Putin condemns foreign troops in Assad meeting

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin condemned the presence of foreign troops in Syria without the approval of its leader Bashar Al-Assad, during their unannounced...

Putin self-isolates after COVID cases in inner circle

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin will self-isolate after coronavirus cases were detected in his inner circle, the Kremlin said yesterday, as Russia struggles with stubbornly...

No need for a vaccine third jab booster

PARIS: Vaccines are effective enough at preventing severe COVID-19 that there is no current need for the general population to be given third doses,...

Greenpeace: An ‘insane’ vision that took flight 50 years ago

PARIS: "Insane" - that was teenager Barbara Stowe's reaction 50 years ago when her parents and the other founders of Greenpeace decided that they...

Pope meets Orban in worldview clash

BUDAPEST: Pope Francis met yesterday with Hungarian premier Viktor Orban-whose tough views on migration clash with those of the pontiff-at the start of a...

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26th September