Thai PM says main suspect in shrine bombing arrested – Police looking into a...

BANGKOK: Thailand’s prime minister said yesterday that authorities have arrested a man they believe is the main suspect in a bombing at a shrine...

India regulator accuses Google of online search abuse

NEW DELHI: India’s competition investigators have accused Google of abusing its market dominance in online searches in the country, deepening the US Internet giant’s...

London’s Notting Hill Carnival shimmies under downpour

Colourfully-dressed revelers partied under umbrellas and raincoats on Monday as the grand finale of London’s Notting Hill Carnival was hit with stormy downpours of...

IS burns alive four Iraqi shiite fighters

BAGHDAD: The Islamic State group strung up four Iraqi Shiite fighters with chains and burned them alive, according to footage posted online, the latest...

Deadly clashes in Kiev over rebel legislation

KIEV: A policeman was killed and dozens injured yesterday in street battles with protesters in Kiev as Ukrainian lawmakers gave their initial backing to...

Blast at Syria’s Palmyra prompts fears for temple – ‘Boxes and barrels’ detonated filled...

BEIRUT: A powerful blast in the ruins of Syria’s ancient Palmyra raised fears yesterday that the Islamic State group has damaged another of the...

Taleban concealed Omar’s death till foreign troops left

KABUL: The Taleban yesterday admitted covering up longtime leader Mullah Omar’s death for two years, saying they had wanted to keep it secret until...

Indian scholar who criticized idol worship murdered at home

NEW DELHI: Following a knock at his front door, an Indian scholar greeted two unidentified visitors and was shot in the head and the...

Refugee crisis tests Europe’s core ideals – Austria stops migrants at Hungarian border

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel yesterday said the refugee crisis facing Europe is testing the core ideals of universal rights at the heart of...

Thai police award themselves $84K for arrest of suspect – Saturday’s arrest was thanks...

BANGKOK: With much fanfare, Thai police had offered an $84,000 reward for tips leading to arrests in the Bangkok bombing. Yesterday, they handed out...

India’s tribal communities spin their way out of poverty

BANKA, INDIA: Pointing to a television in her recently built mud and brick home, Indian villager Munia Murmu proudly shows off her newfound wealth,...

Ebola survivor who lost 21 relatives gives birth to baby boy – ‘We pray...

KENEMA, SIERRA LEONE: Ebola did not take Victoria Yillia’s life. And it could not prevent the birth of her son. And yet it loomed,...

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