Sunday, August 14, 2022

Four people killed in Bangladesh during protests against visit of India’s...

COX’S BAZAR: At least four people were killed in the Bangladeshi city of Chittagong on Friday after police fired at protesters during a demonstration...

Three killed in Myanmar protests, World Bank warns of slump

Myanmar security forces shot and killed three anti-junta protesters on Friday, witnesses said, as the World Bank warned the country’s economy could slump 10%...

U.S. joined by Russia, China, Pakistan in call for Afghan ceasefire

MOSCOW: The United States was joined by Russia, China and Pakistan on Thursday in calling on Afghanistan’s warring sides to reach an immediate ceasefire,...

‘It takes one to know one’ Putin on Biden’s remarks

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin retorted on Thursday that it takes one to know one after U.S. President Joe Biden said he thought the Russian...

Sex addiction may have driven suspect in Georgia spa shootings

ATLANTA: The suspect in the fatal shooting of eight people at day spas in and around Atlanta indicated he had issues with sexual addiction...

U.S not taking sides in UK-EU rift on Northern Ireland -aide

WASHINGTON: The Biden administration will not take sides in a British-European Union rift over the movement of goods to Northern Ireland, a senior U.S....

France ready to impose tougher COVID-19 curbs

PARIS: The French government will impose tougher restrictions for some regions including Paris from this weekend to counter the accelerating spread of COVID-19 infections,...

Deadly Yemen migrant centre fire caused by Houthi projectiles, HRW says

ADEN: A fire last week that killed more than 40 African migrants in an overcrowded detention centre in Yemen’s capital Sanaa was started after...

U.S. lawmakers seek 20% boost in foreign affairs budget, with eye...

WASHINGTON: Four Democratic U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday proposed an increase of $12 billion in the country’s foreign affairs budget, hoping to prod President Joe...

Burqa ban just a ‘proposal’, Sri Lanka says after criticism from...

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka said on Tuesday a call to ban the wearing of the burqa was “merely a proposal”, following criticism from regional allies...

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COVID-19: 112 people arrested for not wearing masks in Qatar

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