Monday , December 17 2018

International

Saudi Binladen Group terminates 50,000 staff

DUBAI, April 29, (RTRS): Construction company Saudi Binladin Group has laid off 50,000 staff, a newspaper reported on Friday, as pressure on the industry rises …

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Pakistani Man held over ‘honour killing’

A Pakistani man who used a kitchen knife to murder his sister told AFP on Thursday he fl ew into a rage after catching her …

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‘Model Muslim democracy seems to be falling apart’ – US fears rise of jihadists

WASHINGTON, April 29, (AP): The slaying in Bangladesh of a US Agency for International Development employee has intensified US concern that the strategically located South …

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Sixty dead in Aleppo raids – Hospital hit

BEIRUT, April 28, (AP): A wave of airstrikes and shelling killed more than 60 people in less than 24 hours in the northern Syrian city …

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UK expats lose legal battle for EU referendum vote

LONDON, April 28, (AFP): A British World War II veteran living in Italy on Thursday lost his legal challenge against a rule barring longterm expatriates …

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Is Philippines facing IS threat? – Abu Sayyaf, 2 other groups strike new alliance under IS flag: experts

MANILA, Philippines, April 28, (AP): Months before Abu Sayyaf militants beheaded retired Canadian mining executive John Ridsdel in the tropical jungles of the southern Philippines, …

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Buddha ‘footprints’ returned to Pakistan

NEW YORK, April 28, (AP): An ancient stone sculpture of Buddha’s footprints that was smuggled into the United States and had been expected to sell …

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America warns of credible ‘terrorist threat’ in Turkey

ISTANBUL, April 27, (RTRS): The United States warned US citizens in Turkey on Tuesday about “credible” terrorist threats to tourist areas in the country. Turkey …

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‘Economic warfare needed against IS’ – Jihadist group shows signs of pressure: Stringer

LONDON, April 27, (AFP): The US-led coalition against the Islamic State is squeezing the group’s revenues from oil, taxation and financial markets but it needs …

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Abdeslam extradited, charged in France

PARIS, April 27, (Agencies): Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam — Europe’s most wanted fugitive until his capture in Belgium last month — has been returned …

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