Coronavirus cases in South Asia near 6000

NEW DELHI: Migrants sit under the shade of a tree as they camp at a government school during a government-imposed nationwide...

Netanyahu: ‘No other govt did as much for settlement’

BEITAR ILLIT, Palestinian Territories: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said yesterday that his government had done more than all its predecessors to boost Jewish...

Migrants at risk of drug-resistant TB in Europe

PARIS: In the late 19th century, an estimated one in seven Europeans was dying of tuberculosis, then known as "consumption" for its slow, remorseless...

Palestinians pray for fish as Israel opens deeper waters

Mediators seek to ease economy after border violence GAZA: As their rickety motorboats puttered out into deep Mediterranean waters...

British teen who joined IS gives birth in Syria

LONDON: A runaway teenager who has divided British opinion after joining the Islamic State group in Syria but now wants to return...

Pompeo blasts China’s ‘shameful hypocrisy’ on Muslim minorities

Beijing slams US criticism of Muslim treatment as 'absurd' WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testifies before...

Hindu refugees await return to Myanmar

Thousands killed in the violence that hit Rakhine - Small community of Hindus caught up in the turmoil COX'S BAZAR: Hindu farmer Surodhon Pal has...

French government, unions exchange barbs in deadlock

PARIS: Protesters demonstrate as part of a nationwide multi-sector strike against French government's pensions overhaul near the city hall in Paris...

Japan offers Philippines aid for fighting terrorism, rebuilding

Military campaign leaves over 1,100 fighters, civilians dead   TOKYO: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte won pledges from Japan of help with fighting terrorism and assistance in...

Africa leaders reject Trump peace plan at ‘silence the guns’ summit

ADDIS ABABA: Outgoing chair of the African Union and the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi (left) hands over the chairmanship to...

Thieves snatch royal jewels in daylight heist

STOCKHOLM: Robbers who nabbed two 17th century royal crowns and an orb from a Swedish cathedral remained at large yesterday, a day after fleeing...

Taleban announce death of Haqqani network founder

A key figure in entrenching jihad in the conflict-ridden region KABUL: Jalaluddin Haqqani, a one-time CIA asset who went on to found a brutal militant...

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27th January