Cambodia jails PM bodyguards over attack on opposition MPs

PHNOM PENH: A Cambodian court yesterday jailed for a year three bodyguards of Prime Minister Hun Sen for attacking two opposition politicians during a...

Syrian students sit for exams after escaping IS – ‘They turned our school into...

HASAKEH: Before jihadists seized his hometown and turned his school into a prison, Syrian teenager Ahmad Mohammad never imagined he would be excited about...

Egypt Muslims attack Christians after ‘love story’

CAIRO: Muslim villagers south of Egypt's capital set ablaze Christian homes and assaulted an elderly woman paraded naked in public over rumors of an...

In Gaza, walls of silence over child sexual assault – Shifting blame, culture of...

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: Life has turned into a nightmare for Fatma's family since her eldest son, 11, was sexually assaulted, a trauma which...

Germany’s refugees turn to church for sanctuary

TUTZING: Peshtiwan Nasser Abdal has been holed up in a church for the past four months, in a desperate bid to avoid deportation from...

Hispanics face ridicule for supporting trump – Minority speaking out in favor of brash...

ANAHEIM: Hispanic voters in Florida, New Mexico and California have waved Mexican flags and bashed Donald Trump piñatas - clashing with police, at times...

Three killed, 35 injured in Mumbai factory explosion

MUMBAI: An explosion tore through a chemical plant yesterday, killing three workers and injuring up to 35 others in India's financial capital of Mumbai,...

Naming of new Taleban chief Dims hopes for peace talks – War seen entering...

WASHINGTON: The selection of a hard-line cleric as the new Taleban chief on Wednesday all but dashes US President Barack Obama's hopes for opening...

Bangladesh police suspect Islamists for Hindu’s murder

DHAKA: Bangladesh police said yesterday they suspect local Islamists may have murdered a one-legged Hindu shop owner who was hacked to death outside his...

In image-conscious Dubai, even police patrol in luxury cars

Image is everything in Dubai - even when fighting crime. Police in this desert metropolis have built up a high-horsepower arsenal of luxury sports...

Yemen talks ‘closer’ to agreement – UN chief wants to ramp up peace effort

KUWAIT: The UN envoy said yesterday that Yemen's warring parties were closer to agreement at peace talks in Kuwait as he prepared to brief...

Muslim students forced to obey Swiss handshake rule

GENEVA: Religious belief is no excuse for refusing to shake a teacher’s hand, authorities in a northern Swiss region ruled yesterday, reversing one school’s...

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