Son chops up father’s killer in revenge attack

NEW DELHI: The son of an Indian murder victim has confessed to stabbing his father's killer to death and chopping his body into 12...

Islamic State eyeing Indonesia for ‘distant caliphate’

SYDNEY: The Islamic State group is working to boost its presence in Indonesia with dreams of creating a "distant caliphate" in the world's most...

Tajikistan bans Xmas trees and decorations in schools

DUSHANBE: Tajikistan has tightened restrictions on celebrations of the traditional festive season in schools in the Central Asian country, banning Christmas trees and gift-giving....

Russia to start building nuclear reactors in Iran – French Senate head, on rare...

TEHRAN: Russia will start constructing two nuclear reactors in Iran next week, the spokesman for the Iranian atomic agency said yesterday. It comes a...

Japan picks new design for Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium

TOKYO: Japan chose a scaled-down design yesterday for the main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, five months after scrapping the initial design and...

‘Jihad’, the tale of three radicals, draws crowds in Belgium

"We've been tricked, my brother," says Reda in the final terrifying minutes of "Jihad", a short play ripped from the headlines about the odyssey...

Stretched thin, pummeled from the air, Islamic State goes on defensive

BEIRUT: Stretched thin and under pressure by increasing air strikes, the Islamic State group has been forced into a defensive position in areas under...

Taleban fighter treated alongside angry soldiers in Afghan hospital

KABUL: The injured Taleban fighter stands shackled, with his face covered by a ski mask and wearing a helmet to block out noise so...

1 dead, 26 hurt as car crashes into Las Vegas Strip sidewalk

LAS VEGAS: A woman with a toddler in her car deliberately and repeatedly rammed into pedestrians on the packed Las Vegas Strip Sunday, killing...

Retired policeman held over fake Air France bomb

PARIS: French police yesterday detained a retired policeman over the discovery of a fake bomb on board an Air France flight which made an...

‘Justice has failed us,’ Indian gang-rape victim’s father says – Supreme Court rejects plea...

NEW DELHI: India's Supreme Court yesterday rejected an appeal against the release of the youngest convict in a fatal gang-rape, sparking fury from the...

Bangladesh court orders mass arrests over factory disaster

DHAKA: A Bangladesh court yesterday ordered the arrest of 24 people and seizure of their assets after they failed to turn up to face...

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