Fifty dead as Boko Haram bombard Lake Chad area

YAOUNDÉ: Twin suicide blasts yesterday killed at least nine people in far northern Cameroon, a day after 41 died in triple explosions in Chad...

Taleban suicide bomb targets NATO convoy

KABUL: A Taleban suicide car bomber struck a NATO convoy in central Kabul yesterday, triggering a powerful explosion in an attack that comes two...

As Hindu party leads India, beef grows more political – ‘We should decide if...

NEW DELHI: The legislator was full of outrage when he arrived in the north Indian village days after the killing of a Muslim farmer...

Philippine firms on billion dollar shopping spree – ‘Filipino companies are moving into global...

MANILA: Philippine firms are on an unprecedented global shopping spree, spending billions on everything from vineyards to food manufacturers and casinos, reflecting the nation's...

Gold glitters for India’s leaders but jewellery guarded tight

NEW DELHI: Caressing delicate bangles she hasn't taken off since her wedding 11 years ago, Geetanjali Agarwal says she won't hand over her gold...

India rate cut tempts shoppers to buy cars, major appliances

MUMBAI: The way car salesman Ashish Bhavsar tells it, in India, men come first on their own to eye up a potential purchase. Then...

Gitex Week to spur growth of region’s digital ecosystem – Over 3,600 companies from...

DUBAI: More than 3,600 companies from over 62 countries are taking part in the 35th edition of the Gitex Technology Week, which is taking...

Street artists give Kiev colorful makeover

In a mural splashed across a four-story building in central Kiev, a small boy nonchalantly throws paper planes. The peaceful image is just one...

‘He named me Malala’: Portrait of girls’ education icon

Malala was the name on everyone's lips this week at the London Film Festival where a documentary about the youngest-ever Nobel Peace laureate had...

Croatia outclass Bulgaria

ZAGREB: Croatia thrashed hapless Bulgaria 3-0 in a Euro 2016 qualifier played behind closed doors at the Maksimir stadium on Saturday to remain in...

Italy book Euro 2016 spot

PARIS: Italy qualified for the Euro 2016 finals yesterday with a 3-1 win over Azerbaijan, while in the same group Norway's 2-0 win over...

Fierce battles in central Syria – Regime advances with Russian air support

DAMASCUS: Syrian troops backed by Russian airstrikes seized a village in central Syria yesterday amid fierce clashes with rebels, part of a ground offensive...

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