Clashes on ‘day of rage’

JERUSALEM: Palestinians clashed yesterday with Israeli security forces in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank after the Islamist movement Hamas called for a "day...

Trump declines to rebut anti-Muslim questioner – Republican frontrunner under fire over exchange

WASHINGTON: Democratic presidential candidates slammed Donald Trump yesterday for failing to challenge a questioner who wrongly claimed President Barack Obama was a Muslim and...

EU leaders scramble to halt refugee ‘shambles’ – Bitter disputes on sharing, bolstering borders

BRUSSELS: As hundreds of thousands of people risk lives to cross Europe's frontiers seeking a haven of peace, Europeans themselves have turned on each...

Pope plans to duck dissidents in Cuba, spawning criticism – ‘He should exert more...

HAVANA: Pope Francis plans to meet with Cuba's president and its priests, its young and its sick, its churchgoers and its seminarians as he...

Crowds hold last ditch rally as Japan set to pass security bills – Troops...

TOKYO: Swelling crowds gathered outside Japan's parliament yesterday as lawmakers looked close to passing security bills that could see Japanese troops fight abroad for...

Lebanon TV station cleared of contempt in Hariri case

THE HAGUE: A Lebanese television station was yesterday cleared of charges of contempt for publishing details of witnesses in the trial of the alleged...

Taleban militants kill 20 in Pakistan military base – Another attack on mosque leaves...

PESHAWAR: A brazen Taleban attack on a Pakistani military base on the outskirts of the northwestern city of Peshawar killed 20 people on Friday,...

Croatia now latest migrant hotspot – Hungary rejects ‘bizarre’ criticism

TOVARNIK: Thousands of migrants poured into Croatia yesterday, quickly overwhelming authorities, who warned the country had limited capacity to cope with an expected influx...

IS suicide bombings kill 21 in Baghdad

BAGHDAD: Two suicide attackers targeted Iraqi police checkpoints in commercial areas in central Baghdad during rush hour Thursday, killing at least 21 people, officials...

Chile quake kills at least eight, million evacuated – 8.3 magnitude earthquake sparks tsunami...

SANTIAGO: A powerful 8.3-magnitude earthquake struck off Chile Wednesday, killing eight people, forcing the evacuation of a million and sparking warnings that tsunami waves...

Japan lawmakers fight over controversial security bills – Politicians climbed on top of each...

TOKYO: Japanese lawmakers scuffled yesterday as they tried-and failed-to stop the security bill that could see the military fight abroad for the first time...

Bangladesh arrests 20 human smugglers

DHAKA: Bangladesh police have arrested a human trafficking “godfather” in a fresh crackdown on smugglers amid fears of a resumption of the racket that...

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