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US and EU condemn Israel’s latest plan for the expansion of illegal settlements

Washington:The spokesperson for the European Union Friday strongly condemned Israel’s plans to construct 98 new housing units in occupied Palestinian territory in...

Trump caught in 2005 tape using vulgar language about women

WASHINGTON :A 2005 video of Donald Trump using lewd and sexually aggressive language in discussing women emerged Saturday, further fuelling the narrative about the...

22 soldiers killed in attack on Niger refugee camp

NIAMEY: Niger on Saturday decreed two days of national mourning after 22 soldiers were killed in an attack blamed on jihadists against a camp in Niger sheltering almost...

Afghanistan in numbers, 15 years after US invasion

KABUL: Nearly a month after the September 11 attacks that killed 3,000 people, the US launched its first major salvo in the “war on terror” by invading...

UKIP promises inquiry into Steven Woolfe ‘altercation’

The UK Independence Party has promised a full inquiry into an altercation involving one of its European lawmakers that left him in hospital and threw the party into...

Florida braces for ‘immense suffering’, as Haiti death toll exceeds 300

Florida is facing the most dangerous storm in living memory as “monster” Hurricane Matthew barrels in from the Atlantic threatening coastal cities with...

U.N. deal: Group exits Aleppo, bombs halt

GENEVA: The United Nations envoy for Syria called on a group of militants to leave the embattled city of Aleppo in exchange for an end to government and Russian...

Turkish police capture PKK militant suspected over Istanbul bombing

Turkish police have captured a Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant whom they suspect carried out a “motorbike bomb” attack on Thursday that wounded 10 people near...

BJP created Jaish, says Congress leader

Indian Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal Friday launched a scathing attack on the government for “politicising” the Indian army’s claims of conducting surgical...

Bangladeshi mosque architect smashes glass ceiling

DHAKA: As one of the only female architects in a country where women rarely even enter mosques, Marina Tabassum was an unconventional choice to design Bangladesh´s new...