IS blows up famed tower tombs at Syria’s Palmyra – Tower tombs were symbols...

DAMASCUS: Islamic State group jihadists have blown up several of ancient Palmyra's famed tower tombs as they press their demolition of the UNESCO-listed world...

In India, bail demands keep the poor imprisoned for years

LUCKNOW: Sixteen-year-old Suraj Chaudhry has been waiting for most of his life: For lawyers, for justice, for his father's eventual release from the prison...

Two arrested over Bangkok attack unlikely the bomber – Authorities refuse to confirm men’s...

BANGKOK: Thai police yesterday said neither of the two men detained over the deadly Bangkok attack last month were believed to be the main...

Confirmed MH370 wing part won’t change search: Australia – Flaperon has not yielded any...

SYDNEY: Confirmation that a plane part that washed up on a remote island was from missing jet MH370 was useful but would not alter...

Clerk jailed, gay Kentucky couple gets marriage license – ‘I’m hoping that cooler heads...

MOREHEAD: A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk's office with a marriage license in hand yesterday morning, embracing and crying as the...

US Muslims hope billboards reclaim Islam’s message – NY-based body erects 100 billboards over...

BOSTON: Dozens of billboards with Muslim themes are sprouting nationwide, proclaiming what organizers say is the true message of Islam and its prophet Muhammad...

Hungary blasts EU amid refugee chaos at train station – Migrants scuffle as police...

BUDAPEST: Hungary's leader railed yesterday at Germany and EU leaders for lacking urgency in dealing with Europe's migrant crisis as chaos reigned back home,...

IS claims Yemen mosque attack that killed 28

SANAA: A suicide bombing of a Shiite mosque claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 28 people in the Yemeni capital Wednesday,...

Family of drowned Syrian boy wanted to come to Canada

OTTAWA: The family of a Syrian boy whose dead body washed up on a Turkish beach had been trying to emigrate to Canada, a...

Image of dead boy piles pressure on Cameron

LONDON: British Prime Minister David Cameron came under pressure yesterday to take in more refugees after the image of a dead Syrian toddler washed...

India’s top ‘sexpert’ still telling it straight at 91 – More women seeking his...

MUMBAI: A 91-year-old Indian “sexpert” whose popular tabloid column has drawn both fans and critics with its straight-talking approach, provides a lifeline to readers...

Rape comment over advert sparks anger

NEW DELHI: An Indian politician came under fire yesterday for saying a condom advert starring a well-known porn star would trigger a hike in...

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