Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Life in Sadr City: ‘We are living in a state of fear’

BAGHDAD: In this torrid Baghdad summer, Karim Kadim, his wife and five children have been sleeping in their living room, where the air conditioning...

Kashmir villagers flee amid Pakistan-India border fight

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and India traded heavy gunfire yesterday, killing one person and forcing villagers in divided Kashmir to flee to safety even as the...

Another terrorist cell busted – ‘Massive weapons, explosives cache uncovered’

KUWAIT: Three members of an alleged terrorist cell were arrested yesterday and a massive cache of weaponry and explosives hidden at a farm in...

Truck bombing at Baghdad market kills 76 – Islamic State claims responsibility, vows more

BAGHDAD: A massive truck bomb ripped through a popular Baghdad food market in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood yesterday morning, killing at least 76 people,...

‘Tel Aviv beach’ attracts police, protests in Paris

PARIS: A Paris beach event celebrating Tel Aviv attracted a handful of visitors but a huge number of journalists, riot police and security guards...

Huge explosions kill at least 50 in China

TIANJIN: Enormous explosions at a chemical warehouse in a major Chinese port city killed at least 50 people and injured more than 700, official...

Latest accident to blight developments in China

BEIJING: A lack of answers about vast explosions in the Chinese port of Tianjin yesterday reinforced questions about standards in the country, where campaigners...

Indian court overturns Nestle noodle ban, orders new tests

ZURICH: Swiss food giant Nestle yesterday announced slightly lower first half profits compared to last year, with the strong Swiss franc and Maggi instant...

Regime raids kill dozens near Damascus

BEIRUT: At least 37 civilians were killed yesterday in Syrian government air strikes near Damascus, while at least 13 people died as rebels fired...

Bangladesh tiger poaching sparks Sundarbans ban plan

DHAKA: Bangladesh wildlife officials are mulling a ban on access to the Sundarbans after an alarming rise in poaching of tigers that live in...

Croat hostage beheaded by IS affiliate in Egypt – First such killing of a...

CAIRO: The Islamic State group said yesterday it has beheaded a Croatian hostage, and released a picture of a body after what would be...

20,000 Indians urge MPs to end parliament deadlock – India Inc pleads as clock...

NEW DELHI: More than 20,000 Indians including prominent business leaders have signed an online petition urging lawmakers to end weeks of rowdy protests that...

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