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Fears and outrage over bloodshed in Syria enclave

Fears and outrage over bloodshed in Syria enclave

BEIRUT: Syrian jets carried out more deadly raids on Eastern Ghouta yesterday, as Western powers and aid agencies voiced alarm over the mounting death…

Russia denies role in strikes killing civilians

MOSCOW: The Kremlin yesterday denied involvement in air strikes on Syria’s rebel-held Eastern Ghouta enclave that monitors say have killed at least 250 civilians since the start of the week, reports AFP. “These are groundless accusations. It is not clear what they are based on. No specific…

US-Russia ties will be hard to repair: Moscow

MOSCOW: Moscow yesterday said it would be “very difficult” to improve US-Russia relations, which have plummeted to Cold War lows on accusations of election meddling and crises in Syria and Ukraine, reports AFP. Deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov accused the US of trying to meddle in…
US preacher Billy Graham dies

US preacher Billy Graham dies

New York: Reverend Billy Graham, the influential Southern preacher who became a spiritual advisor to several US presidents and millions of Americans via…

Netanyahu confidant agrees to testify against him

JERUSALEM: One of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s closest confidants has agreed to testify against him in a graft probe in a fresh blow to his long tenure in power, Israeli media reported yesterday, reports AFP. Two new corruption investigations announced this week, hot on the heels…

Coming decades vital for future sea level rise: Study

PARIS: How quickly humanity draws down the greenhouse gases driving global warming will determine whether sea levels rise half-a-metre or six times that, even if Paris climate pact goals are fully met, researchers reported Tuesday in a study, reports AFP. “The trajectory of emissions in the next…

Scores of girls ‘missing’ after new Boko Haram school attack

KANO: Fears grew in northeast Nigeria yesterday about the fate of potentially scores of girls who have not been seen since a Boko Haram attack on their school two days ago, reports AFP. Militants stormed the Government Girls Science Secondary School in Dapchi, Yobe state, on Monday evening. Locals initially…

Tourists stranded as cyclone’s tail hits New Zealand

WELLINGTON: Up to 1,000 tourists were stranded in New Zealand’s Golden Bay Wednesday after the remnants of Cyclone Gita buffeted the South Pacific nation, officials said. Authorities said they were considering sending ferries to ship the holiday-makers out of the remote South Island region after…

6 killed in attack at S Africa police station

PORT ELIZABETH: An armed gang stormed into a rural police station in South Africa yesterday and stole firearms in an attack that left five officers and a soldier dead, police said, reports AFP. The robbers entered the police station in the southern village of Engcobo shortly after midnight, opening…
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