Doctors denied access to ‘very weak’ Navalny

VLADIMIR, Russia: Alexei Navalny's doctors were again denied access yesterday to the jailed Kremlin critic, as lawyers for the hunger-striking opposition figure said he...

Syria faces sanctions over ‘gas attacks’

THE HAGUE: World powers urged the global chemical weapons watchdog yesterday to hit Syria with unprecedented sanctions for alleged toxic gas attacks and for...

Georgia ruling party, opposition sign EU-led pact to end crisis

TBILISI, Georgia: Georgia's ruling party and the opposition signed an EU-mediated agreement to end a months-long political crisis that raised concerns in the West...

50 years after Papa Doc, Haiti democracy still work in progress

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti: When Haitian strongman Francois Duvalier died, his subjects had no choice on their next president-his 19-year-old son took over. The vote to...

EU will have vaccine doses for 70% of adults by mid-July

PARIS: The EU will have enough COVID-19 vaccine doses to cover 70 percent of its adult population by mid-July due to higher production within...

Crematoriums buckle as dead pile up in India

NEW DELHI: A summer storm is buffeting New Delhi as Mohammed Shamim wearily pauses to glance at yet another ambulance arriving with a coronavirus...

Scores test positive for COVID on India flight to Hong Kong

HONG KONG: At least 53 passengers on a flight from New Delhi to Hong Kong have tested positive for coronavirus, authorities said yesterday, as...

Former US VP Walter Mondale dies at 93

WASHINGTON: Former US Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who famously told voters to expect a tax increase should he win the presidency,...

European football in crisis after Super League launch

PARIS: Plans for a breakaway Super League announced by twelve of European football's most powerful clubs plunged European football into an unprecedented crisis yesterday,...

Mars copter succeeds in first flight

WASHINGTON: NASA successfully flew its tiny helicopter Ingenuity on Mars early yesterday, the first powered flight on another planet and a feat a top...

Russia moves Navalny to prison hospital

MOSCOW: Russia's penitentiary service yesterday said it was transferring ailing Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to prison hospital, as the EU warned it would hold...

People smugglers reap billions selling ‘big American dream’

MEXICO CITY: The tide of migrants sweeping across Mexico to the US border is not just a humanitarian crisis-it is also a highly organized,...

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