Sanders takes Oregon, Clinton claims Kentucky

WASHINGTONP: Hillary Clinton claimed a narrow victory in Kentucky Tuesday as she sought to put away Bernie Sanders, but her resilient rival for the...

Wave of Baghdad bombings kill 69

BAGHDAD: A wave of bombings struck outdoor markets and a restaurant in Baghdad yesterday, killing at least 69 people, officials said - the latest...

Major powers fail to agree new date for Syria peace talks

VIENNA/BEIRUT: Major power foreign ministers failed to agree a new date to resume Syrian peace talks at a meeting yesterday, and the opposition said...

Top China official promises to ‘listen’ to Hong Kong – The city is resentful...

HONG KONG: One of China's most powerful officials said he would listen to political demands from Hongkongers in a conciliatory start to a visit...

Oregon and Kentucky contests put pressure on Hillary Clinton – In order to focus...

WASHINGTON: Hillary Clinton is under pressure to do well in Democratic nominating contests in Kentucky and Oregon so she can turn her attention to...

Brawl in S Africa parliament as opposition party was ejected refused to let Zuma...

CAPE TOWN: A brutal fistfight broke out in the South African parliament yesterday as security guards ejected opposition lawmakers in an ugly fracas that...

Iraq launches operation to retake Anbar town

BAGHDAD: Iraqi security forces and allied fighters launched an operation yesterday to retake the town of Rutba from the Islamic State jihadist group, the...

Kabul locked down as minority Hazaras protest over power line

KABUL: Tens of thousands of minority Shiite Hazaras demonstrated through the streets of Kabul yesterday, demanding that a key power transmission line pass through...

World powers ready to arm Libya – Conference seeks to help unity govt fight...

VIENNA: World powers said yesterday they supported the lifting of an arms embargo on Libya and were ready to supply weapons to the country's...

Afghanistan backs Beijing stance on South China Sea

BEIJING: Yesterday China said landlocked Afghanistan has expressed support for Beijing's stance on the South China Sea dispute, the latest country from outside the...

Trump talks to Megyn Kelly about bullying, ex rebuts NYT story “gotta get over...

WASHINGTON: Months after he savaged her on Twitter and elsewhere, Donald Trump tells Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly that people who are bullied "gotta...

Port Elizabeth, the S.Africa city that has Zuma quaking

P ORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA: Sitting in his wooden shack in a township in Port Elizabeth, Kwanele Mphelo reels off a list of gripes with...

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