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International

WORLD LEADERS MEET TO FIX ‘BROKEN’ AID SYSTEM – Summit vital to end suffering: Amir

ISTANBUL, May 23, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah stressed on the importance of holding the first World Humanitarian Summit …

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Hackers test defences of Middle East banks

SINGAPORE, May 23, (RTRS): Hackers are probing the defences of banks in the Middle East, targeting employees with infected emails which gather information about the …

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‘Help women in Gulf jails’

CHENNAI, India, May 23, (RTRS): Women domestic workers from India’s southern Andhra Pradesh are languishing in jails in Gulf states after attempting to flee abusive …

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US kills Taleban leader – Potential successor likely hostile to negotiation

QUETTA, Pakistan, May 22, (Agencies): Taleban supremo Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan, senior militant sources told AFP Sunday, …

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IS lasting grip new hurdle for Europe, US

PARIS, May 22, (AP): The girl, speaking in the lilting accent of southern France, appeared in government ads describing how she was recruited by Islamic …

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Trump fuels Americans’ dream to relocate

NEW YORK, May 22, (Agencies): Donald Trump’s inflammatory presidential campaign and the prospect of the brash-talking tycoon actually becoming commander-in-chief has left progressive Americans obsessing …

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Remittances to India dip as Gulf recruits cheap labour – Falling oil prices forces job cuts

NEW DELHI, May 22: The value of remittances from the Gulf countries to India dropped for the second consecutive year to $34.67 billion in 2015. …

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Smoke detected on board EgyptAir jet before crash

KUWAIT CITY, May 21, (Agencies): Kuwait Airways underscored on Saturday its keenness to ensure the safety of all of its passengers, not slackening off in …

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ISIS ‘threatens’ attacks in India

NEW DELHI, May 21, (RTRS): In a rare appeal to India’s Muslim minority, Islamic State says it is planning to avenge the deaths of Muslims …

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Six killed in ‘suspected’ Boko Haram attack on Niger village

NIAMEY, May 21, (Agencies): Six people were killed on Friday in a village in southern Niger in an attack thought to have been carried out …

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