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Syria conflict: Aleppo hit by clashes despite Russia aid pledge

Syria :Clashes have been reported in and around the northern Syrian city of Aleppo despite efforts by Russia to halt military action to allow in aid. Russian forces had...

Baby died after Indian hospital staff demand bribes

NEW DELHI : An Indian family alleged Thursday that their 10-month-old baby died after treatment was delayed by staff at a large, government-run hospital demanding...

Trump under fire for suggesting violence against Clinton

WASHINGTON: White House hopeful Donald Trump, already deserted by some fellow Republicans, came under sharp scrutiny Wednesday over controversial comments that some...

Turkey accuses EU of ‘encouraging’ coup plotters

ANKARA: Turkey accused the European Union (EU) on Wednesday of “encouraging” the plotters on the night of the July 15 coup in an escalating row that has raised...

Low-caste Indians beaten up over suspected cow slaughter

HYDERABAD: An angry mob in southern India attacked two low-caste cousins who they suspected of slaughtering a cow, police said Wednesday, the latest such attack by...

US approves $1.15bn sale of tanks, equipment to S. Arabia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US State Department has approved the potential sale of more than 130 Abrams battle tanks, 20 armored recovery vehicles and other...

Trump under fire for another controversial remarks

Washington (Online): Republican Donald Trump has sparked anger by appearing to suggest his supporters could stop his rival Hillary Clinton by exercising their gun...

Down but not out: fears ease over China’s weaker yuan

SHANGHAI: A year ago on Thursday Chinese authorities stunned global markets by devaluing their yuan currency, raising fears the world’s second-largest economy was...

Allies, foes urge Modi to engage with Kashmiris

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi must act quickly to douse the fires of unrest in Kashmir, where over 50 civilians have died and many have been seriously injured...

2 years of anti-IS airstrikes have redrawn the Iraqi map

MAKHMOUR: Two years ago, the US-led coalition dropped the first airstrikes on the militant Islamic State group (IS), ushering in a deeper phase of intervention that...