Monday, January 21, 2019

Pope, Azhar imam embrace in historic Vatican meeting

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis embraced the grand imam of Cairo's Al-Azhar Mosque at the Vatican yesterday in a historic encounter both sides hope will...

Cameron says Trump comments on Muslim ban ‘very dangerous’

LONDON: British Prime Minister David Cameron said yesterday US presidential candidate Donald Trump’s comments on banning Muslims from entering the United States were “very...

G7 warns of Brexit ‘shock’ to economy – Leaders voice concern over global economy...

SENDAI, Japan: A British vote to quit the European Union would inflict a "shock" on the global economy, G7 ministers said yesterday, presenting a...

Plain cigarette packs become law in UK, France

LONDON: The days of branded cigarette packets in Britain and France are numbered as new plain packaging laws came into effect yesterday, hailed by...

Thousands of underage migrants living in shadows across Europe

ROME: Outside the train station in Rome, teen migrants sell drugs from school backpacks and trade sex for cash or clothes. In the capital...

World powers ready to arm Libya – Conference seeks to help unity govt fight...

VIENNA: World powers said yesterday they supported the lifting of an arms embargo on Libya and were ready to supply weapons to the country's...

EU trying to emulate Hitler, says UK’s Boris Johnson – By trying to create...

LONDON: Former London mayor Boris Johnson has claimed the European Union was behaving like German Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler by trying to create a...

In seaside resort, refugees find dreams put on hold

MYRSINI: At the end of a long, straight road on the coastal flats between the southern Greek village of Myrsini and the Ionian Sea...

Migrant arrivals to Greece plunge, as deal sputters – Turkey visa deal unravels as...

GENEVA: A controversial EU-Turkey deal dramatically cut the number of migrant arrivals in Greece last month, data showed yesterday, even as a row between...

Bank of England warns about risks of ‘Brexit’ – A vote to leave EU...

LONDON: The Bank of England warned yesterday of big risks to Britain’s economy should voters opt in a June referendum to leave the European...

French govt faces survival vote over labor reform – Thousands march through Left Bank...

PARIS: One by one, countries across Europe have stripped away worker protections to confront today’s borderless economy and the online age. France has been...

North Korea detains, expels BBC reporter

SEOUL: A BBC reporter in North Korea was detained, interrogated for eight hours and eventually expelled over his reporting in the run-up to a...

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