Neglect, injustice, poverty drive new Biafra protests in Nigeria

ONITSHA: Forty-five years after a brutal civil war, Nigeria is facing a new wave of protests for a separate Biafran state, driven by long-standing...

France ‘at risk of a chemical attack’ – Mastermind of Paris attacks Abaaoud died...

PARIS: Prime Minister Manuel Valls warned yesterday that France was at risk of a chemical or biological weapons attack, as lawmakers voted to extend...

US urged to halt bomb sales to Saudi Arabia – Iran accused Saudi of...

DUBAI: Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the US Congress to block the sale of aerial bombs to Saudi Arabia, warning their likely use...

Female suicide bomber in France one of many in history

BEIRUT: The woman who blew herself up with an explosive vest in a suburban Paris apartment during a police operation Wednesday was far from...

FBI, New York police aware of IS video, say no specific threat – Video...

NEW YORK: There is no "specific and credible threat" against New York City, despite a newly released Islamic State video suggesting America's most populous...

US House bill set to bolster checks on Syrian refugees – Obama promises a...

WASHINGTON: House Republicans, saying the public is demanding protection from terrorists, are ready to push legislation erecting fresh hurdles for Syrian and Iraqi refugees...

Blood money reform to see Pakistanis get away with murder no more

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is set to reform its controversial Islamic blood money laws that allow murderers to escape punishment if they are forgiven by their...

Top Pakistan model indicted over $500,000 smuggling charges

ISLAMABAD: Award-winning Pakistani fashion model Ayyan Ali was indicted yesterday on charges she tried to smuggle $500,000 in undeclared cash from Islamabad to Dubai,...

Beijing strongly condemns IS killing of Chinese hostage – Terrorists common enemy to mankind:...

BEIJING: China's president yesterday strongly condemned the killing of a Chinese hostage by Islamic State extremists, saying such groups are enemies of mankind. Though President...

Saudi economy squeezed by lower oil prices

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's construction industry faces difficult times ahead as the prospect of state budget cuts adds to painful labor reforms, according to major...

Two killed in fierce Paris police raid

PARIS: A woman blew herself up and a suspected jihadist was killed yesterday in a massive police assault in Paris targeting the possible mastermind...

Group says ‘Schweppes bomb’ downed Russian plane – IS executes Chinese, Norwegian hostages

CAIRO: Islamic State said in the latest edition of its English language magazine yesterday that it had killed a Chinese and a Norwegian captive,...

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