Thursday, January 17, 2019

Trudeau notches a win with Saudi refugee

'We believe very strongly that women's rights are human rights' TORONTO: Rahaf Mohammed Al-Qunun, 18, addressed the media...

Blast, gunfire rock Nairobi hotel complex

NAIROBI: Special forces protect people at the scene of an explosion at a hotel complex in Nairobi's Westlands suburb yesterday. -...

Cottoning on: Chinese seed sprouts on moon

This handout photograph taken on Jan 7, 2019 shows a cotton sprout growing in a lattice-structured container during an experiment inside...

Hindus gather by the millions in India for world’s largest festival

Expected to attract more than 100 million pilgrims ALLAHABAD: Indian Hindu Sadhus (holy men) take part in a...

Zimbabwe police fires tear gas as crackdown tightens

Government more than doubled petrol prices at the weekend BULAWAYO: A police officer removes tyres set by protesters...

US extends troop deployment at Mexico border

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico: A police officer closes the door on a van outside the Casa del Migrante facility as they help...

Qatar rejects ties with ‘criminal’ Assad; will not reopen embassy

DOHA: Qatar's foreign minister ruled out yesterday the possibility of reopening an embassy in Damascus, in line with some other Gulf countries,...

Pakistan university rebrands Valentine’s Day as ‘Sister’s Day’

A Pakistani woman holds heart-shape balloon at a street on Valentine's Day in Karachi on February 14, 2018 AFP

15 killed in Iran military cargo plane crash; Amir sends condolences

TEHRAN: People gather amid the debris of a Boeing 707 cargo plane that crashed into a residential complex yesterday. - AFP...

Million dead fish cause ecological stink in Australia

MENINDEE: Member of parliament Jeremy Buckingham shows Buckingham (R) holding a decades-old native Murray cod, which was killed during a massive...

Soaring sexual violence pushes Sierra Leone to face ‘rape culture’

FREETOWN: "Mary" was nine years old when her childhood abruptly ended. Three men fed her sedatives then raped her. Her mother, who...

Poland’s Mayor of Gdansk dies after stabbing

'There is an atmosphere of aggression in Poland' GDANSK: A man is held on the ground by security...

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