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International

German-Iraqi boy, 12, ‘tried to bomb Christmas market’

BERLIN, Dec 16, (Agencies): German prosecutors said Friday they were investigating a case in which a 12-year-old boy allegedly tried to detonate a home-made nail …

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Backing Syrians top Kuwait priority – Gulf rebukes Assad over violence in Aleppo

CAIRO, Dec 15, (Agencies): Supporting the Syrian people and alleviating their suffering come on top of the State of Kuwait priorities, affirmed the country’s permanent …

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34 Afghan deportees return home

KABUL, Afghanistan, Dec 15, (Agencies): A group of 34 Afghan asylum seekers returned home on Thursday after being deported from Germany the day before, an …

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HR Group says to boycott Qatar Airways, cites poor rights record – Poor working conditions of migrants

BOSTON, Dec 15, (AP): A human rights group is hoping to persuade travelers from Boston and other cities to avoid flying on Qatar’s state-owned airline …

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‘World must take responsibilities of refugees’ – IMF’s Dr Tamirisa says some 90 mln suffering due to conflicts

DUBAI, Dec 14: During the first session of the Arab Strategy Forum, held in Dubai, Dr Natalia Tamirisa of the International Monetary Fund says the …

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Germany to deport 50 Afghans

Germany will on Wednesday carry out its first group deportation of Afghans whose asylum applications have been rejected, in line with an agreement with Kabul, the …

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I personally killed people: Duterte – President says he may not be around till end of term

MANILA, Dec 14, (Agencies): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he personally killed suspected criminals when he was mayor of a southern city to set …

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Rebel resistance in Aleppo ends

ALEPPO, Syria/GENEVA, Dec 13, (Agencies): Rebel resistance in Syria’s Aleppo ended on Tuesday after years of fighting and months of bitter siege and bombardment that …

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India ‘arrests’ 20 for anthem sitting

NEW DELHI, Dec 13, (Agencies): Around 20 people have been arrested in India, accused of failing to stand for the national anthem in cinemas, police …

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Prince Alwaleed joins Gates in supporting BEV with $50 million

SAUDI ARABIA, Dec 13: HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz AlSaud, Chairman of Alwaleed Philanthropies, announced supporting the Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV) with $50 …

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