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International

Bitter backlash for ‘no chocolate’ cleric

BAGHDAD, Feb 23, (AFP): Iraqis took to social media Monday to pile ridicule on a cleric who said in a sermon that people should cut …

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Indians protest over student’s death

NEW DELHI, Feb 23, (Agencies): Shouting slogans and holding placards, thousands of students and teachers marched through the heart of the Indian capital Tuesday to …

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‘War games to boost military ties with Muslim allies’ – Northern Thunder exercises

RIYADH, Feb 22, (Agencies): The Middle East’s largest ever war games are now underway and will boost military cooperation between the 20 Muslim nations taking …

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New US-Russia plan sets Syria ‘cease-fi re’ Feb 27

WASHINGTON, Feb 22, (Agencies): The United States and Russia agreed Monday on a new cease-fi re for Syria that will take effect on Saturday, US …

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Philippines probes Pacquiao for poll violations

MANILA, Feb 22, (Agencies): The Philippines’ election commission said Monday it would consider a complaint accusing boxing champion Manny Pacquiao of violating election regulations by …

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Turkish army ‘kills’ 14 Kurdish militants during offensive in SE

ISTANBUL, Feb 22, (RTRS): Turkey’s military said on Monday it had killed 14 militants in a drive against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in …

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Damascus shrine bomb blasts kill 62, DAESH claims attacks

BEIRUT, Feb 21, (Agencies): The Islamic State jihadist group said it carried out two suicide bombing attacks Sunday near a Shiite shrine south of Syria’s …

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3 abducted jurnos in Turkey released

ISTANBUL, Feb 21, (RTRS): Three journalists from Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency were freed on Sunday after being kidnapped by members of the Kurdistan Workers Party …

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Most suspects freed in Indonesian ‘raid’

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Feb 21, (AP): Indonesian police on Sunday released most of the men detained while attending military-style training at a suspect jihadi camp, as …

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Spain arrests ‘six’ hit squad suspects

MADRID, Feb 21, (AP): Spanish police working with Britain’s National Crime Agency and Manchester police have arrested six suspected members of a British hit squad …

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