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India rushes food, medicine to bankrupt Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka accepted a rice and pharmaceuticals shipment from neighbouring India Friday as the… Read More

Girls arrested for removing hijab at Iran skateboarding event

TEHRAN: Iranian police have arrested several teenage girls for not wearing headscarves at a skateboarding… Read More

Top EU diplomat heads to Tehran to revive nuclear deal

BRUSSELS: European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell will travel to Iran on Friday to… Read More

Afghan held in Guantanamo prison freed, say Taliban

KABUL: One of the last Afghan detainees held inside the Guantanamo Bay US detention centre… Read More

Afghan held in Guantanamo prison freed, say Taliban

KABUL: One of the last Afghan detainees held inside the Guantanamo Bay US detention centre… Read More

Afghan quake survivors without food and shelter as aid trickles in

GAYAN, (Afghanistan): Aid trickled to devastated villages in remote parts of Afghanistan Friday but thousands… Read More

World leaders seek united front for Ukraine as war rages on

BERLIN: World leaders including US President Joe Biden will seek to close ranks at back-to-back… Read More

Doyle makes history becoming first female jockey to win French classic

PARIS: Hollie Doyle became the first female jockey to win a French classic race when… Read More

Sri Lanka troops open fire to contain fuel riots

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka’s military opened fire to contain rioting at a fuel station, officials said… Read More

Russian oligarch sues Credit Suisse over alleged $515m loss

GENEVA: Russian oligarch Vitaly Malkin is suing Credit Suisse for the loss of $515 million… Read More

Store workers vote to form first US Apple union

SAN FRANCISCO: A majority of employees at a US Apple store have voted to form… Read More

At Summit of the Americas, US rolls out measures to help migrants

LOS ANGELES: The United States rolled out a raft of actions to support migrants on… Read More

UK banks no longer ‘too big to fail’: BoE

LONDON: Britain’s biggest banks are no longer “too big to fail” in any future financial… Read More

UK minister denies billions wasted over rising interest rates

LONDON: A British minister on Friday denied a claim that the Treasury’s decision not to… Read More

‘Nothing to suggest’ US will have a recession: Yellen

NEW YORK: The United States is unlikely to suffer an economic downturn, despite sky-high inflation,… Read More