Tuesday, April 23, 2019

One killed in IS-claimed attack on Dhaka shrine – 80 hurt as bomb hits...

DHAKA: The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the bombing of the main Shiite shrine in the Bangladeshi capital yesterday that killed one person...

Maldives arrests veep over plot to kill prez

MALE, Maldives: Maldives Vice President Ahmed Adeeb was arrested yesterday over last month's alleged attempt to assassinate President Abdulla Yameen in a bomb blast...

Super storm weakens as it soaks Mexico

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico: Hurricane Patricia, one of the strongest storms ever recorded, crashed into western Mexico with rain and winds of up to 266...

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42, mainly pensioners perish in bus collision – France’s worst road accident in three...

PUISSEGUIN: At least 42 people were killed when a coach carrying elderly day-trippers collided with a lorry and burst into flames in southwest France...

IS still raking in oil earnings – Airstrikes failing to shut it down

BAGHDAD: The Islamic State rakes in up to $50 million a month from selling crude from oilfields under its control in Iraq and Syria,...

Russia hold Syria talks with US, Saudi Arabia and Turkey – Chilly atmosphere, scant...

VIENNA: Top diplomats from Russia, the US, Saudi Arabia and Turkey held talks in a frosty atmosphere yesterday on how to end the Syrian...

Serbia, Croatia agree to speed up migrant flow – ‘We have agreed to stop...

BAJAKOVO: Serbia and Croatia agreed yesterday to ease the flow of migrants over the border between the countries after thousands of people, including children,...

Indonesia hopes disillusioned IS fighters can deter recruits – ‘it is a violation of...

JAKARTA: Indonesian meatball seller Ahmad Junaedi was drawn to the Islamic State group in Syria by the promise of a high salary to pay...

With Clinton done, Democrats may quit GOP Benghazi panel – ‘We have learned absolutely...

WASHINGTON: House Democrats are signaling they may quit a Republican-led committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks after Hillary Rodham Clinton endured a grueling interrogation...

Trump moves in on Bush turf in Florida – Hopes to keep advantage with...

MIAMI: Floridians know two of the Republicans presidential candidates very well: Jeb Bush led the state as a two-term governor and Marco Rubio has...

Masked stabbing attack in Swedish school – Swordsman kills two including teacher and child

TROLLHÄTTAN: A masked man brandishing a sword broke into a school in Sweden yesterday, killing two people and seriously wounding two others before being...

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