700K flee as typhoon slams Philippines – No immediate reports of casualties or damage

MANILA: More than 700,000 people in the central Philippines fled to safer areas for fear of giant waves, floods or landslides as Typhoon Melor...

Meet ‘Unit 732’: The French anti-IS volunteers in Iraq – Tiny contingent welcomed by...

DAQUQ: The translator rushed towards the rudimentary trailer housing the French volunteers who came to Iraq to fight against the Islamic State jihadist group...

‘You don’t know if they hate us’ – Trump backers confused by Muslim proposal...

GREER: Tracy Hooker isn't interested in debating the merits of Donald Trump's proposal to temporarily block Muslims from coming into the United States. She...

Kosovo oppn releases tear gas in parliament

PRISTINA: Opposition lawmakers released tear gas yesterday in Kosovo's parliament as they once again tried to pressure the government into renouncing deals with Serbia...

Pakistan governor killer loses bid to review death sentence

ISLAMABAD: A former police bodyguard on death row in Pakistan for assassinating a politician inched closer to execution yesterday as the Supreme Court rejected...

Sikhs feel in danger, join with Muslims to combat backlash – Bullying, harassment and...

CHICAGO: Pardeep Kaleka spent several days after 9/11 at his father's South Milwaukee gas station, fearing that his family would be targeted by people...

Police jail shopkeeper for banning Ahmadi minority

LAHORE: Pakistani police charged a shopkeeper with blasphemy yesterday after he banned members of the Ahmadi minority from entering his shop, a rare bid...

Qatar ‘singled out’ for criticism says 2022 head

DOHA: Qatar has been unfairly "singled out" for criticism the 2022 World Cup committee chief said yesterday, adding that no labourer has died during...

Dead forgotten at New Delhi’s decrepit morgues

NEW DELHI: A rusted carving knife and a mallet lie on a steel table, while inside the cold storage rooms, bodies take up every...

Christmas comes early to 8-year-old disfigured by fire

A little girl who lost her family and suffered disfiguring burns in an arson fire is having an incredible Christmas, thanks to the generosity...

Trump name restored at Dubai golf complex

DUBAI: A Dubai real estate firm has restored Donald Trump’s name on a $6 billion golf complex it is building with the US businessman...

19 Women win in historic Saudi vote

RIYADH: At least 19 women won municipal council seats in Saudi Arabia's first ever election open to female voters and candidates, officials said yesterday,...

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