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International

HH the Amir’s visit to Russia creates fresh vistas for co-op – Visit part of friendly dialogue

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 3, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah is set to begin his first official visit to Russia next …

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Dump ‘reason’ to lure back jihadis

PARIS, Nov 3, (RTRS): Anthropologist Dounia Bouzar used to try religious arguments to turn young people away from militant Islam — and failed. So the …

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Blogger’s widow urges safe houses for writers on death lists

The widow of a Bangladeshi-American atheist blogger killed earlier this year decried the Bangladesh government’s failure to prosecute the perpetrators of deadly attacks on writers …

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‘External factors’ caused flight crash – MOST GULF CARRIERS RE-ROUTE FLIGHTS OVER SINAI

MOSCOW, Nov 2, (Agencies): The Russian passenger jet that crashed in Egypt killing all 224 people on board came down due to “external” factors, the …

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Pak anti-Taleban hero dies

A Pakistani nationalist hero who defied the Taleban in Swat Valley and survived more than 10 assassination attempts by the insurgents has died peacefully of …

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Lebanon club shooting kills 8

BEIRUT, Nov 2, (AP): Lebanon’s state-run news agency says a shootout at a nightclub north of Beirut has killed two army intelligence officers and six …

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Kabul to accept Afghans deported from Germany – ‘Influx of Afghans unacceptable’

KABUL, Afghanistan, Nov 2, (AP): Afghanistan will take back all its citizens being deported from Germany as the European country struggles to accommodate hundreds of …

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian attacker: police – Wave of violence shows no signs of abating

JERUSALEM, Nov 2, (Agencies): Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian man who tried to stab a soldier in the occupied West Bank on Monday, …

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Flight broke apart ‘in air’ – Black box found

WADI Al-ZOLOMAT, Egypt, Nov 1, (AFP): A Russian airliner that crashed in Egypt broke up “in the air” strewing fragments across a wide area, an …

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Islamic State advances in central Syria, seizing towns – Iran calls for Syrian elections to solve crisis

BEIRUT, Nov 1, (Agencies): The Islamic State militant group is advancing in central Syria, seizing control of a town that lies near a highway leading …

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