Monday, March 25, 2019

Are jihadists hiding among refugees? – Politicians warn over risk of infiltration

PARIS: Warnings that jihadists bent on violence may be sneaking into Europe disguised as refugees are growing louder, but analysts say extremists do not...

Garbage mountains encircle Beirut as trash crisis grows

BEIRUT: On the outskirts of the Lebanese capital, mountains of putrid garbage are rising and tempers are flaring as a months-old rubbish collection crisis...

Trump, Republicans ready for intense debate battle – There are likely to be fireworks

LOS ANGELES: America's Republican presidential hopefuls were finalizing their battle plans Tuesday for the hotly-anticipated debate, with all eyes on anti-establishment frontrunner Donald Trump...

UN calls international judges in Sri Lanka war crimes court – ‘Purely domestic court...

GENEVA: The United Nations yesterday detailed horrific abuses committed in Sri Lanka's civil war, including the disappearance of tens of thousands of people, and...

Daughter of Philippine movie royalty aims for presidency

MANILA: First-term Philippine senator Grace Poe yesterday announced plans to run for president next year, seeking a post that eluded her adoptive father, an...

California doctor charged in $150 million insurance scam

LOS ANGELES: An orthopedic surgeon was charged as the ringleader in one of the state's biggest health fraud schemes, which included unnecessary operations by...

Delhi hospitals struggle with dengue overload – ‘People are in panic, it is the...

NEW DELHI: Hospitals in the Indian capital struggled yesterday to cope with a flood of patients suffering from dengue fever as the Delhi government...

Rwanda: Tourists marvel at gorillas whose numbers are rising

VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Rwanda: Deep in Rwanda's steep-sloped forest, the mountain gorillas look both endearing and intimidating. A tourist might feel conflicting impulses to...

Saudi king sanctions Binladin Group

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman sanctioned the powerful Saudi Binladin Group yesterday over the collapse of a construction crane at Makkah’s Grand Mosque, which...

Hungary seals off Serbia border – Germany demands EU summit on migrant crisis

BERLIN: Germany yesterday called for an EU summit on Europe’s biggest migrant crisis since World War II, as Hungary sealed off its border with...

Clashes rock Jerusalem mosque for third day

JERUSALEM: Palestinians and Israeli security forces clashed in Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound and the surrounding Old City for a third straight day yesterday...

Dozens protesters rally outside Lebanon ministry

BEIRUT: Dozens of Lebanese activists held a protest yesterday outside a Finance Ministry building in the country’s capital, after failing to storm it -...

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