Reporter shot dead in new Philippines media murder

MANILA: A Philippine radio reporter has been shot dead, police and colleagues said yesterday, in the latest attack in a country known for dozens...

Russian plane broke up in the air: Expert – UAE carriers re-route flights to...

WADI AL-ZOLOMAT, Egypt: A Russian airliner that crashed in Egypt broke up "in the air" strewing fragments across a wide area, an expert said...

IS seizes central Syrian town

BEIRUT: The Islamic State militant group has expanded its presence in central Syria, seizing control of a town that lies near a highway leading...

Paralyzed Lebanon govt may lose millions in aid

BEIRUT: Lebanon's political stalemate has not only left uncollected garbage piling up in the streets, but now risks losing millions in international loans for...

Gaza family first to return to rebuilt home after war – A much-anticipated homecoming

GAZA CITY: The Al-Zazas have much to celebrate these days, after returning a few weeks ago to their neighborhood in the Gaza Strip -...

3 dead when car plows into trick-or-treaters

NEW YORK: A street full of trick-or-treaters turned into a Halloween horror scene when an out-of-control car jumped a curb and careened into a...

12 killed as Al-Shebab attack Somalia hotel

MOGADISHU: At least 12 people were killed in the Somali capital yesterday after Shebab gunmen used a vehicle packed with explosives to blast their...

Deadly violence blamed on hardline Islamists – Bangladesh teachers, students protest against secular killing

DHAKA: Protesters rallied in Bangladesh yesterday against the latest gruesome attacks on secular writers and publishers, accusing the government of failing to halt rising...

Regional design and creativity celebrated at Dubai Design Week

DUBAI/KUWAIT: Design is central to any creative process, highlighting aesthetic character, structure and the identity of individuals, a community or even a country. Another...

224 perish as Russian plane crashes in Sinai – IS claims responsibility, Russia...

ISMAILIA/CAIRO: A Russian airliner carrying 224 passengers crashed into a mountainous area of Egypt's Sinai peninsula yesterday shortly after losing radar contact near cruising...

Indian intellectuals alarmed by rising intolerance attacks

NEW DELHI: First writers then artists, followed by filmmakers, historians and scientists. The chorus of Indian intellectuals protesting religious bigotry and communal violence grows...

Secular publisher murdered, 3 hurt in new Bangladesh attacks – Al-Qaeda branch claims responsibility

DHAKA: The publisher of an atheist writer killed earlier this year by suspected Islamists was hacked to death in Bangladesh yesterday, hours after two...

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