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Passengers hurt as London bus ploughs into shop

Passengers hurt as London bus ploughs into shop

LONDON: A London bus ploughed into a shop on a busy street on Thursday, leaving 10 people hurt and two who were rescued having been trapped inside by the debris. The...

200,000 protesters grind India’s financial capital to halt

200,000 protesters grind India’s financial capital to halt

An estimated 200,000 protesters brought India’s financial capital Mumbai to a halt Wednesday as they demanded set quotas for government jobs and colleges amid...

Syria army takes last IS-held town in Homs: monitor

Syria army takes last IS-held town in Homs: monitor

BEIRUT: Syria’s army seized the last Islamic State group stronghold in the country’s Homs province on Saturday, clearing their path to attack the jihadists in the...

Arab League chief says Israel risks igniting ‘religious war’

Arab League chief says Israel risks igniting ‘religious war’

The head of the Arab League warned Thursday that Israeli attempts to control highly sensitive religious sites in Jerusalem by force risk igniting a “religious war”....

Trump says he was unaware of son’s meeting with Russian lawyer

Trump says he was unaware of son’s meeting with Russian lawyer

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was unaware of his son Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting last year with a Russian lawyer at the heart of a White...

Armored police vehicle crashes with minibus, 5 killed

Armored police vehicle crashes with minibus, 5 killed

A police vehicle collided with a civilian vehicle in southeastern Diyarbakır province Tuesday, killing five civilians and wounding five others in the latest case of...

Turkey’s top court rejects FETÖ-linked suspect’s appeal in first ruling on post-coup probes

Turkey’s top court rejects FETÖ-linked suspect’s appeal in first ruling on post-coup probes

Turkey’s top court has rejected Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ) linked suspect Aydın Yavuz’s appeal against an alleged violation of his rights during the...

Migrant tragedy continues at Mediterranean as death toll in 2017 nears 2,000

Migrant tragedy continues at Mediterranean as death toll in 2017 nears 2,000

From January 1, 2017 to June 18 the number of migrants that have arrived to Europe from Mediterranean has reached more than 81,000, with about 2,000 recorded deaths at...

Cholera death toll in Yemen increases to 1,146, WHO says

Cholera death toll in Yemen increases to 1,146, WHO says

The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Yemen has risen to 1,146 over the past two months, according to the World Health Organization. The UN health agency said the...

Australia suspends Syria airstrikes amid US-Russia tension

Australia suspends Syria airstrikes amid US-Russia tension

Australia on Tuesday suspended its airstrikes against Daesh group targets in Syria as a precaution, after a U.S. fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane earlier this...