Undercover Israeli troops raid hospital, kill Palestinian

HEBRON: Israeli undercover forces raided a hospital in the West Bank yesterday, shooting dead a Palestinian during an attempt to detain another man suspected...

EU launches $2bn fund for Africa to combat migration

VALLETTA: The European Union launched a fund for Africa yesterday with an initial $2 billion to combat the poverty and conflict driving migration to...

US troops couldn’t see Afghan hospital during attack

WASHINGTON: The US Special Forces soldiers who called in a devastating air strike on a hospital in northern Afghanistan could not see the target...

‘Sexist’ sandwich shop served humble pie in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: With a tagline suggesting "if she won't make you a sandwich we will" and menu items named after unsavory celebrities, one cafe in...

Alarm over Delhi pollution doesn’t stop Diwali fireworks

NEW DELHI: The fireworks have fizzled. The festival lights are coming down. What’s left of the Hindu holiday of Diwali in the Indian capital...

Britain and India eye trade deals

LONDON: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Queen Elizabeth II and address a huge rally at London’s Wembley Stadium during a three-day visit...

Apple apologizes after African students kicked out of a store

SYDNEY: An Apple manager has apologized to six teenagers of African descent after staff kicked them out of an Australian store citing concerns they...

Bangladeshi village girls bend it like Beckham

KOLSINDUR: Bangladeshi village football coach Mofiz Uddin only decided to form a girls’ team in 2011 out of frustration at the local boys’ failure...

Hindu cow mobs rule as religious debate rages

TARANAGAR: As a truck screeches to a halt on an Indian highway in the middle of the night, devout young Hindus armed with sticks...

Sharm nightspots deserted as tourists vanish

SHARM EL SHEIKH: Usually buzzing with foreigners on holiday, Sharm El-Sheikh's tourist nightspots have been deserted after thousands left the Egyptian resort following the...

Man ‘hid in gutter to peep up skirts’

TOKYO: A man in Japan who hid in a drain for five hours, allegedly to snap photos up women's skirts, was given away when...

8 S African policemen jailed over Mozambican’s murder – Taxi driver dragged behind a...

JOHANNESBURG: Eight South African policemen were jailed yesterday for 15 years each for the murder of a Mozambican taxi driver who was dragged behind...

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