Category: World

Catalonia refuses to renounce independence, separatist protesters rally

Catalonia refuses to renounce independence, separatist protesters rally

BARCELONA: Catalonia refused on Tuesday to bow to the Spanish government’s demand that it renounce a symbolic declaration of independence, setting it on a political...

Taj Mahal built by traitors, says BJP ‘hate speaker’

Taj Mahal built by traitors, says BJP ‘hate speaker’

NEW DELHI: The world-renowned Taj Mahal has been dragged into an ugly political row after its exclusion from a Uttar Pradesh tourism booklet earlier this month. First...

Celebrities protest as Guantanamo Bay prisoners on hunger strike ‘being left at death’s door’

Celebrities protest as Guantanamo Bay prisoners on hunger strike ‘being left at death’s door’

NEWS DESK: ​Celebrities are fasting in support of Guantanamo Bay prisoners who are being “left at death’s door” by a new Trump administration policy towards...

Afghanistan Taliban ‘suicide attack’ kills dozens

Afghanistan Taliban ‘suicide attack’ kills dozens

Two separate suicide and gun attacks on government forces in Afghanistan left nearly 50 dead and more than 200 wounded, officials said Tuesday, the latest devastating...

EU defends Iran deal despite Trump, appeals to U.S. Congress

EU defends Iran deal despite Trump, appeals to U.S. Congress

LUXEMBOURG: The European Union on Monday reaffirmed its support for a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers despite sharp criticism of the accord by President...

King Salman issues decree allowing women to drive in Saudi Arabia

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia on Tuesday said it would allow women to drive in the Kingdom, in the latest move in a string of social and economic reforms underway in the country....

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

Donald Trump wants to cut off all military aid to Pakistan: report

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump wants to cut off all military aid to Pakistan, a Foreign Policy report said. The FP report quoted an unnamed US official saying...

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...