Britain and India eye trade deals

LONDON: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Queen Elizabeth II and address a huge rally at London’s Wembley Stadium during a three-day visit...

Apple apologizes after African students kicked out of a store

SYDNEY: An Apple manager has apologized to six teenagers of African descent after staff kicked them out of an Australian store citing concerns they...

Bangladeshi village girls bend it like Beckham

KOLSINDUR: Bangladeshi village football coach Mofiz Uddin only decided to form a girls’ team in 2011 out of frustration at the local boys’ failure...

Hindu cow mobs rule as religious debate rages

TARANAGAR: As a truck screeches to a halt on an Indian highway in the middle of the night, devout young Hindus armed with sticks...

Sharm nightspots deserted as tourists vanish

SHARM EL SHEIKH: Usually buzzing with foreigners on holiday, Sharm El-Sheikh's tourist nightspots have been deserted after thousands left the Egyptian resort following the...

Man ‘hid in gutter to peep up skirts’

TOKYO: A man in Japan who hid in a drain for five hours, allegedly to snap photos up women's skirts, was given away when...

8 S African policemen jailed over Mozambican’s murder – Taxi driver dragged behind a...

JOHANNESBURG: Eight South African policemen were jailed yesterday for 15 years each for the murder of a Mozambican taxi driver who was dragged behind...

Bangladesh hands over top rebel leader to India

NEW DELHI: Bangladesh handed over a top separatist leader to India yesterday, officials on both sides said, after the two countries spent almost two...

Afghan police fire shots as Hazara rally boils over

KABUL: Afghan police yesterday fired into the air to disperse protesters who tried to scale the walls of a building near the President's palace...

China says Philippines must heal rift over South China Sea – Indonesia says it...

BEIJING/MANILA: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the Philippines' case against China at an arbitration tribunal over rival claims in the South China Sea...

SeaWorld says it will end orca shows in San Diego by 2017

SeaWorld will end its orca shows at its San Diego park by 2017, its top executive said Monday, saying customers at the location have...

Russia sees possible ‘terror’ link in jet crash

SHARM EL SHEIKH: Moscow has acknowledged for the first time a terrorist attack could have caused last month's Russian plane crash in Egypt, as...

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