Heavy rains spark flooding fears in cyclone-hit Mozambique

Brazilian soldiers, UNICEF officials arrive to assess damage PEMBA: Heavy rains from a powerful cyclone lashed northern Mozambique...

Syria army in ‘vast offensive’ backed by Russian strikes; NATO voiced alarm at escalating...

BEIRUT: Regime forces advanced yesterday in western Syria in a “vast offensive” against armed opposition groups, as NATO voiced alarm at escalating Russian military...

In Sicily, pope denounces the Island’s ‘blasphemous’ mafia

'You can't believe in God and belong to the mafia' PALERMO: Pope Francis denounced the mafia's "blasphemous" existence yesterday during a visit to Sicily to...

43,000 Cameroonian refugees flee to Nigeria

ONITSHA, Nigeria: More than 43,000 Cameroonians have fled as refugees to Nigeria to escape a crackdown by the government on Anglophone separatists, local aid...

New year assault in India’s tech hub prompts police probe

NEW DELHI: Police in India’s technology hub of Bengaluru said yesterday they had begun investigating reports of a New Year’s assault on a woman...

Outdoor school offers new hope for Islamabad’s poor – No walls, no roof and...

ISLAMABAD: In the corner of a pristine park in an upmarket district of Islamabad, an open-air classroom run by an aging rescue-worker offers a...

Military jets escort Hawaii flight after fracas involving a Turkish

HONOLULU: The US military on Friday scrambled two Air Force fighter jets to escort an American Airlines flight into Honolulu International Airport after a...

Pakistan frees 68 Indians

KARACHI: Pakistan yesterday released 68 Indian fishermen held for trespassing into its territorial waters, officials said. Indian and Pakistani fishermen are frequently detained for...

India mob kills man over child kidnap rumor, Qatari injured

NEW DELHI: Indian police said yesterday they have arrested 32 people after a man was killed by a mob in the country's latest lynching...

British PM referred to police watchdog over businesswoman links

HARLOW: Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson reacts as he talks with staff during his visit to The Princess Alexandra hospital...

India’s watchmen question whether Modi embrace will improve their lot

'Main bhi chowkidar or I am also a watchman' campaign NEW DELHI: For over a decade Arvind Singh has...

Saudi cleric held for months

BEIRUT: A prominent Saudi cleric arrested in a crackdown on dissent has since been held for four months without charge or contact with the...

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7th August