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Thursday , August 22 2019

International

‘AT LEAST 500 FIGHTERS KILLED IN A WEEK IN ALEPPO BATTLE’ – Rebels break Aleppo regime siege, says Syria opposition

BEIRUT, Aug 6, (Agencies): Syrian rebels claimed on Saturday they broke a threeweek government siege of second city of Aleppo, turning the tables on Russian-backed …

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UK keeps teenager in custody after ‘attack’

LONDON, Aug 6, (AP): A 19-yearold Somali-Norwegian man accused of carrying out a stabbing rampage in London’s Russell Square was remanded into custody Saturday after …

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Bangladesh shuts news sites

Bangladesh has shut down dozens of online news services including those of pro-opposition media, an offi cial said Friday, sparking accusations of government censorship. The …

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Manila flight safe

A Gulf Air flight carrying 219 people to Bahrain landed safely in the Philippine capital Friday after turning back because of a heat-damaged engine, officials …

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Indonesia foils plot to attack Singapore – 6 arrested suspects alleged to have links to IS

JAKARTA, Aug 5, (Agencies): Indonesian authorities arrested six suspected militants on Batam island on Friday who were believed to be linked to the Islamic State …

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Hillary critics find ‘weapon’

WASHINGTON, Aug 4, (AFP): On paper, the Clinton Foundation looks unimpeachable: a charitable organization dedicated to improving millions of lives through education and health. However, …

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Human toll as bodies pile up in drug war – 603 killed since Duterte’s May election

MANILA, Aug 4, (AFP): Men shot and left to bleed out on busy streets, mutilated corpses dumped in vacant lots. The bodies are piling up …

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Sexual abuse plagues sugarcane field female workers – Probe into child deaths cover-up

DELHI/MUMBAI, India, Aug 4, (Agencies): Indian officials launched investigations on Wednesday into child deaths in India’s mica mines after the Thomson Reuters Foundation revealed children …

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Al Habtoor receives UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment

Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor welcomed His Excellency Dr Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Cabinet Member and Minister of Climate Change and Environment for the United Arab …

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All safe after Emirates plane crash lands in Dubai – 282 passengers from India

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Aug 3, (AP): An Emirates flight from India with 300 people on board crash landed at Dubai’s main airport Wednesday, sending …

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