Thousands of refugees arrive in Athens – Migrants crisis piles pressure on EU

ATHENS: Thousands of refugees and migrants arrived in Athens yesterday, piling further pressure on increasingly divided European nations as they struggle to cope with...

Migrant crisis threatens Britain’s EU referendum – Voters believe action needs to be taken

LONDON: After a lengthy summer break, Prime Minister David Cameron is buckling down for months of hard graft over Britain’s referendum on leaving the...

18 Turkish employees kidnapped in Baghdad

BAGHDAD: Masked men in military uniforms kidnapped 18 Turkish employees of an Ankara-based construction company in Baghdad early yesterday, bundling them into several SUVs...

‘I want a blue-eyed Yazidi’: Teen describes IS female slave market

PARIS: Kidnapped, beaten, sold and raped: The Islamic State group is running an international market in Iraq where Christian and Yazidi women are sold...

Chinese militants killed in Pakistan

BEIJING: Pakistan has eliminated “almost all” militants from China’s Uighur ethnic minority on its territory, the country’s president said yesterday, as China conducts a...

Afghan hopes to complete father’s flight from war – Migrant picks up next leg...

MORIA: Three decades after his father fled war in Afghanistan to seek safety in Iran, Abdullah Bakhshi is now on the next leg of...

Communist Party takes star role in China’s war parade

BEIJING: The undoubted star of China’s giant military parade marking 70 years since Japan’s World War II defeat-and countless television shows on the conflict-will...

India’s largest SUV maker rides into US on a scooter – Electric scooter market...

ANN ARBOR: India’s largest SUV maker is ready to make its debut on US roads. But it’s starting with two wheels, not four. Mahindra...

Budapest main train station closed to migrants – Chaos as figures show gravity of...

BUDAPEST: Hungarian police evacuated Budapest’s main international rail station yesterday after hundreds of migrants tried to board trains to western Europe, as new figures...

Satellite images show Temple of Bel in Syria ‘destroyed’ – UN: Destruction of Temple...

BEIRUT: Satellite images show the main temple in Syria’s Palmyra has been flattened, confirming the worst fears for the ancient ruins held by the...

Trial set for officer charged with abusing Indian

HUNTSVILLE: An Alabama police officer went on trial yesterday on a federal charge of using excessive force against an Indian man who was thrown...

Pope tells priests to pardon women who have abortions

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis will give all priests discretion to formally forgive women who have had abortions during the Roman Catholic Church’s upcoming Holy...

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