Pakistan liberates Taleban ‘no-go zones’ in Karachi

KARACHI: With a machine-gun in the back seat, his foot on the accelerator and wearing “Top Gun” style sunglasses, Azfar Mahesar pushes deeper into...

Thailand says key bomb suspect in Turkey, 3 held in Malaysia – Motive, suspects’...

BANGKOK/KUALA LUMPUR: A key suspect in the plotting of last month’s deadly bombing in Bangkok was last tracked via multiple flights to Turkey, Thai...

Border-free Europe unravels as migrant crisis hits record – Austria, Slovakia follow Germany in...

ROSZKE, Hungary/VIENNA: Two decades of frontier-free travel across Europe unravelled yesterday as countries re-established border controls in the face of an unprecedented influx of...

Nepal earthquake moves Gurung to beauty on NY catwalk

Nepalese-American designer to the A-list Prabal Gurung poured his heart onto the runway with a deeply personal New York show paying tribute to his...

Nose for style: Paris launches major perfume museum

The floral scents wafted into the 19th-century Parisian courtyard Friday outside the launch of famed French perfumer Fragonard’s first flagship perfume museum. The sprawling...

Makkah crane collapse highlights city’s boom

MAKKAH: The deadly collapse of a construction crane in Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Makkah has highlighted the controversial pace of high-end urban development...

Qaeda chief urges jihadists to unite, confront West

DUBAI: Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al- Zawahiri called for jihadists to close ranks and take the battle to Western cities, especially in the United States,...

Pomp and protocol await Pope Francis on White House visit

WASHINGTON: When Pope Francis arrives in the United States, he will get an airport welcome that few world leaders have ever received: A planeside...

Germany buckles under strain of refugee influx – ‘You’re not welcome here so go...

MUNICH: Authorities in Munich said they were overwhelmed by the influx of refugees streaming into the Bavarian capital, with more than 10,000 arriving on...

34 refugees drown off Greek island – Fifteen babies and children die as boat...

ATHENS: Thirty-four refugees, almost half of them babies and children, drowned when their boat sank off a Greek island yesterday, almost certainly the largest...

Police hunt for explosives’ owner after deadly blast – Indian chief minister faces locals’...

NEW DELHI: Police in central India yesterday were looking for a man who was being blamed for a massive explosion at a restaurant that...

Zimbabwe cemetery becomes a bustling exercise hotspot – Poor exercise venues force people to...

HARARE: Caroline Vumbunu believes that exercising among the dead helps prolong her life. Every morning, the 59-year-old takes power walks in the Warren Hills...

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