Nuclear Club eyes Indian inclusion, risks Pakistan ire

NEW DELHI: Diplomats have quietly launched a new push to induct India into a club of nuclear trading nations, but rather than increasing stability...

Japanese woman feared murdered, buried in Bangladesh

DHAKA: Bangladesh police have arrested five men over the suspected murder of a Japanese businesswoman who is believed to have been buried in a...

No global support for troops on ground in Syria: Turnbill – ‘More Twitter accounts...

SYDNEY: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said yesterday there was no global support for a US-led ground force to destroy the Islamic State group,...

Lulu finalizes plan to start operations in Malaysia – First hypermarket to open in...

KUALA LUMPUR: The Middle Eastern retail major Lulu Group is in the final stages of starting its operations in Malaysia with the 1sthypermarket slated...

Indonesia Islamic district to ban condoms in convenience stores

BELOPA: A staunchly Islamic district in Indonesia plans to ban the sale of condoms in convenience stores in a bid to halt premarital sex,...

UAE channels oil money into alternative energy – Masdar city laying groundwork incase oil...

ABU DHABI: Rising from the desert outside Abu Dhabi, Masdar city is laying the groundwork for when the United Arab Emirates' oil wells run...

In Algeria, heavy metal bangs up against tradition

They came from all over conservative Algeria, clad in black leather, studded bracelets and even the traditional Muslim veil to revel in a rare...

Global diplomacy in ‘high gear’ – Hollande, Cameron bid to rally global support against...

PARIS: Global efforts to combat the Islamic State group gathered pace yesterday as British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged solidarity during a visit to...

Brussels in lockdown as five held in raids

BRUSSELS: Soldiers patrolled the streets of Brussels and police detained five more people on the third day of a security lockdown yesterday, as Belgium...

Syrian troops seize territory from IS in central province – Russian strikes, Hezbollah aid...

DAMASCUS: Syrian troops backed by Russian airstrikes captured areas from the Islamic State group in the central province of Homs yesterday, in the latest...

Human Rights Watch says torture still happening in Bahrain

NICOSIA: Bahraini security forces are torturing detainees during interrogation as regulatory bodies set up after the 2011 uprising "lack independence" and officials are not...

Cameron ups pressure on MPs for Syria strikes vote – PM could pledge an...

LONDON: Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday argued that the terror attacks in Paris have bolstered the case for Britain to join air strikes in...

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