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Jolie decries fate of Syria refugees on Jordan border

AZRAQ: US actress Angelina Jolie on Saturday urged the international community to come to the rescue of tens of thousands of Syrian refugees stranded without...

Acid attack survivor redefines beauty at Fashion Week

NEW YORK: An Indian model scarred in an acid attack challenged perceptions of beauty as she strutted down the runway at New York Fashion Week to promote a ban on the...

G20 China’s chance to lead by example

By Jeremy Garlick Islamabad :The G20 meeting of the world’s 20 most powerful nations in Hangzhou this September comes at a critical juncture for humanity....

China firmly opposes DPRK nuclear test

BEIJING(INP): China’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Friday expressing firm opposition to the nuclear test by the Democratic People’s Republic of...

Hujjaj e Karam get ID bracelets after deadly stampede

MAKKAH, Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia has begun issuing hajj pilgrims with identification bracelets one year after a stampede killed around 2,300 people. The bracelets are...

Student dressed as Hitler wins prize in Australia

SYDNEY: A student dressed as Hitler has won a prize at an assembly in front of visiting Jewish children at an Australian school, which Friday called it “an...

Four dead in Spain as train derails

O Porrino, Spain: A train carrying tourists to Portugal from northwestern Spain veered off the tracks and smashed into a pillar Friday just as it was approaching a...

South China Sea: facts on a decades-long dispute

Bejing:The disputed South China Sea was in focus Thursday at a regional summit in Laos as US President Barack Obama warned Beijing it cannot ignore a tribunal’s...

Turkey, US ‘ready to work’ on ousting IS from Raqa

ISTANBUL: Washington and Ankara are ready to work together to push Islamic State jihadists out of their de facto capital of Raqa in northern Syria, Turkish President...

Heavy fighting as Taliban breach southern Afghan city

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan: Heavy fighting flared in Tarin Kot Thursday as Taliban insurgents pushed inside the capital of the southern Afghan province of Uruzgan, local...