Saturday, September 21, 2019

Syrian oppn to meet govt for talks – No part for Assad and aides

RIYADH: A joint team of Syria's political and armed opposition will meet the government next month for talks seeking a political solution to nearly...

3 Palestinians killed in West Bank, Gaza – Israeli troops use live rounds

HALHUL: Three Palestinians were killed yesterday in the occupied West Bank and in the Gaza Strip, one after allegedly attempting to run down Israeli...

Ukrainian lawmaker manhandles premier – Rowdy scenes in parliament

KIEV: Fighting broke out among members of Ukraine's ruling coalition yesterday after a member of President Petro Poroshenko's bloc physically picked up Prime Minister...

Two Koreas hold high-level talks – Neighbors seek to ease tensions

SEOUL: North and South Korea sat down to rare, high-level talks yesterday, aimed at building on an August agreement to ease cross-border tensions after...

Canada welcomes first Syria refugees – Trudeau at airport to greet arrivals

OTTAWA: Canada welcomed 163 Syrian refugees late Thursday, taking in the first of a planned 25,000 in a matter of months and promising them...

Attacks on military bases in Bujumbura – 12 insurgents killed

NAIROBI: Heavily-armed gunmen launched coordinated assaults on three army bases in the Burundi capital yesterday, leaving at least a dozen attackers dead, the military...

Gulf rulers back ‘political solution’ for Syria – Saudi FM blasts Iran at Gulf...

RIYADH: Gulf monarchs yesterday endorsed a "political solution" for war-ravaged Syria, under an international framework agreed to last month. At the end of a...

Syria oppn pursues unity talks in Saudi – Western-and Arab-backed groups insist Assad must...

RIYADH: Syrian opposition groups met for a second day in the Saudi capital yesterday seeking unity on a transition plan for their war-torn country...

Over 2,400 killed in Saudi hajj stampede and crush

DUBAI: The September stampede during the hajj in Saudi Arabia killed at least 2,411 pilgrims, a new Associated Press count shows, three times the...

Minnesota man accused of conspiring to help IS

MINNEAPOLIS: Another Minnesota man has been charged with conspiring to help the Islamic State. Abdirizak Mohamed Warsame, 20, of Eagan was charged Wednesday by...

Trump’s comment sparks anger – Republicans struggle with Trump fallout

DHAKA: Religious leaders in Asia yesterday condemned Donald Trump's inflammatory comments on Muslims, warning that the US presidential hopeful was helping the Islamic State...

Asia’s coastal cities face challenge of rising seas – Global losses from flooding averaging...

NEW DELHI: The future will be a watery one for some of the world's biggest cities. Predicted sea level increases this century mean many...

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