Endangered rhino dies in US zoo; 3 remaining worldwide

LOS ANGELES: A northern white rhinoceros, one of just four left on Earth, died on Sunday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park after...

Obama: World must not succumb to terror fears

KUALA LUMPUR: US President Barack Obama called yesterday for resolve in the face of heightened jihadist threats, insisting panicked citizens must not succumb to...

Scores dead in Myanmar jade landslide

YANGON: Around 100 people have died in a huge landslide in a remote jade mining area of northern Myanmar, officials said yesterday, as search...

Bangladesh executes two oppn leaders for war crimes

NEW DELHI: Bangladesh executed two opposition leaders yesterday for war crimes during the country's 1971 independence war, despite concerns that the legal proceedings against...

Belgium hunts ‘several’ suspects – Tense Brussels reviews security alert

BRUSSELS: A tense Belgian capital was locked down for a second day yesterday with police and troops patrolling deserted streets as authorities reviewed whether...

Berlin sets up refugee shelter at former Stasi HQ

BERLIN: Berlin has opened a shelter at the former headquarters of communist East Germany's feared Stasi secret police to help house a record influx...

Mali attack probe deepens as siege hotel yields clues

BAMAKO: Malian investigators were yesterday intensifying the hunt for suspects wanted over the jihadist siege at a luxury hotel that left 19 people dead...

Syrian Christian town becomes frontline with IS

SADAD, Syria: On the outskirts of the Syrian Christian town of Sadad, children play in front of a cannon fired just hours ago in...

Egyptians vote again to elect new parliament – Elections dogged by apathy

CAIRO: Egyptians voted yesterday in the second phase of elections that are meant to restore parliament after a more than three-year gap but which...

Russia pounds IS targets in Syria

BEIRUT: Russia has bombed the Islamic State group in the heaviest strikes in eastern Syria since the war began. The United Nations, meanwhile, passed...

Mali hunts for suspects after deadly hotel siege – Putin seeks global anti-terrorism fight

BAMAKO: Mali was hunting yesterday for suspects over the jihadist siege at a luxury hotel that left 19 people dead, mostly foreigners, as the...

Obama: No safe haven for extremists – Malaysia calls IS ‘new evil’, urges world...

KUALA LUMPUR: President Barack Obama promised yesterday that Islamic extremists would find no safe haven anywhere, while the leader of Muslim-majority Malaysia branded the...

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