Fears of hole in EU heart as ‘Queen of Europe’ departs

BRUSSELS: Angela Merkel's exit from the stage is sparking fears of a hole at the heart of the European Union during challenging times -...

Armin Laschet: Comeback king after Merkel’s crown

BERLIN: Armin Laschet, the candidate from Angela Merkel's party to succeed her as chancellor, may have had a dismal election campaign marred by gaffes,...

Shaman dies of COVID after touting ‘blessed’ water cure

COLOMBO: A high-profile shaman who tried to end Sri Lanka's COVID-19 outbreak with "blessed" water has died of the virus, his family said yesterday....

Kuwait Times celebrates 60 years since its founding

On September 24, 1961, Kuwait Times published its first issue, ushering in a modern era of Kuwait journalism and establishing the first English-language daily...

WHO says air pollution kills 7m a year, toughens guidelines

GENEVA: The World Health Organization strengthened its air quality guidelines yesterday, saying air pollution was now one of the biggest environmental threats to human...

Afghan robotics team design future in Qatar

DOHA: The nine members of an all-girl Afghan robotics team evacuated from Kabul to Qatar have built on their star status and captured hearts...

Seeking knowledge in war: Yemeni woman turns home into school

AL-TUHAYTA, Yemen: Yemeni teacher Amina Mahdi gives a science lesson to children sprawled across the ground at her home in a remote village in...

6bn COVID shots given worldwide

PARIS: More than six billion doses of anti-COVID vaccines have been given around the world, according to an AFP tally Wednesday based on official...

‘Joe Ferrari’ case lifts lid on Thai police

BANGKOK: A flashy cop with a taste for fast cars falls from grace following the leak of spine-chilling footage of a brutal interrogation gone...

Shots in the dark: China sends COVID aid to Myanmar rebels

MUSE: Delivering vaccines to Myanmar's junta, but also to rebel groups that are the generals' sworn enemies, China is playing both sides to fight...

Gunmen target Zelensky’s aide

KIEV: Gunmen opened fire with automatic weapons on a car carrying a senior aide to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky yesterday, in what officials said...

South Africa’s lone criminal profiler battles crime wave

PRETORIA: The woman's breasts had been cut off, but her genitals were untouched. An unusual choice for a killer. Even stranger, no blood had...

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