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Heavy monsoon rains in India claim 67 lives

Torrential monsoon rains have disrupted air and train services in the southern Indian state of Kerala, where flooding, landslides and bridge …

Qatar promises $15B investment in Turkey — presidency

Qatar on Wednesday promised to make a $15 billion investment in Turkey, which has been badly hit by a currency crisis amid a widening diplomatic …

Turkish court orders release of Amnesty chair from Izmir jail

An Istanbul court on Wednesday ordered the release of Amnesty International's Turkey chair who has spent more than a year in jail over alleged links …

Palestinians fear UN will not reopen schools

The United Nations agency dealing with Palestinian refugees may not be able to open schools for half a million children because it has run out of …

Taliban attack on checkpoint in northern Baghlan province kills 44

A Taliban attack on a military outpost in the northern province of Baghlan in the early hours of Wednesday killed as many as 44 Afghan police and …

Death toll hits 39 in Italy bridge collapse

Italian emergency workers pulled two more bodies out of tons of broken concrete and twisted steel on Wednesday after a highway bridge collapsed in …

New Zealand bans most foreign ownership of real estate

New Zealand's parliament passed a law on Wednesday to ban many non-resident foreigners from buying existing homes, completing the Labour-led …

Turkish court releases two Greek soldiers pending trial

A court in northwestern Edirne province released two Greek soldiers pending trial on Tuesday, according to a judicial source.On March 2, Lieutenant …

Life of Muslims in 'Modi-fied' India

India is a nation of 1.3 billion people – a kaleidoscope of religions and cultures – with Hindus making up about 80 percent of India’s population and …

Australian politician calls for 'final solution' to end Muslim migration

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and all major political parties on Wednesday condemned a speech by a minor senator who used the term …

Tunisia: Troubled Waters - a six-part series

The sea has always been kind to the people of Kerkennah Island.For generations, Tunisian fishermen have made a good living there. However, now …

Turkey increases tariffs on some US imports

Turkey has raised tariffs on some US imports, including passenger cars, alcohol, tobacco, the country's Official Gazette said on Wednesday.The …

Turkey increases tariffs on US imports

Turkey has increased tariffs on several US-origin products, including alcohol and tobacco products and cars, according to a new presidential decree …

At least 37 people dead in Italy bridge collapse

A 51-year-old highway bridge over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genoa partially collapsed during a sudden and violent storm on Tuesday, …

At least 35 people dead in Italy bridge collapse

A 51-year-old highway bridge over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genoa partially collapsed during a sudden and violent storm on Tuesday, …

In pictures: Pakistan celebrates 71st Independence Day

Pakistan celebrated 71 years of independence from British rule on Tuesday.The day began with a 31-gun salute in the capital Islamabad, and 21- gun …

In pictures: Pakistan celebrates 71st anniversary of independence

Pakistan celebrated 71st anniversary of independence from British rule on Tuesday.The day began with a 31-gun salute in the capital Islamabad, and …

In pictures: Pakistan celebrates 71st anniversary of independence.

Pakistan celebrated 71st anniversary of independence from British rule on Tuesday.The day began with a 31-gun salute in the capital Islamabad, and …

More than 300 'predator' priests abused children in Pennsylvania – report

A sweeping grand jury report uncovered credible allegations on Tuesday against more than 300 predator priests and identified over 1,000 victims of …

Venezuela arrests military officials over 'drone attack' on Maduro

Venezuela chief prosecutor, Tarek Saab, said on Tuesday two high-ranking military officers were arrested for their alleged involvement in drone …

In his latest unpresidential tweet, Trump calls former aide Omarosa a 'dog'

US President Donald Trump took another swipe at women as he hit out on Twitter at his former "Apprentice" and White House aide Omarosa Manigault …

Does US care more about its evangelical voter base than global markets?

This is how it happened. A group of rogue soldiers backed by tanks and gunship helicopters tried to overthrow the government in Turkey on the night …

How India's ace journalist was punished for confronting Prime Minister Modi

<b>NEW DELHI —</b> On a humid and cloudy afternoon in Delhi last week, I arrive to meet Karan Thapar, one of India’s most prominent television journalists. …

Masked mobs in Swedish towns burn and vandalise scores of cars

Youths torched and vandalised scores of cars in the Swedish city of Gothenburg and surrounding towns and Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said on Tuesday …

Bus crash in Ecuador kills at least 24 people

At least 24 people were killed and 18 injured when an inter-country bus crashed outside Ecuador's capital Quito, emergency services said on Tuesday. …

US sanctions hurting its own reputation: Turkish Foreign Minister

Sanctions imposed by the US on Turkey are shattering the US’ reputation, warned Turkey’s Foreign Minister Cavusoglu on Tuesday.“The era of bullying …

Taliban storm Afghan army base, kill at least 17 troops

Taliban militants overran large parts of an army base in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 17 soldiers, wounding 19 and capturing dozens more in …

Speculative attacks against the Turkish economy will not work

‘Speculative attacks’ recently became a frequently-used shorthand to describe capital movements that lead to radical devaluation of national …

Fears mount of rising death toll in Italy bridge collapse

A bridge over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova partially collapsed during a sudden and violent storm on Tuesday, leaving vehicles …

At least 30 dead as bridge collapses in Italy during heavy storm

A bridge over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova partially collapsed during a sudden and violent storm on Tuesday, leaving vehicles …