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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Among those caught in the unprecedented arrests this week of top princes, wealthy businessmen and senior officials was the scion of one of Saudi Arabia's most recognizable families: Bakr Binladin, the chairman of the kingdom's pre-eminent contractor — and Osama …Middle East
Hundreds of journalists have begun publishing articles based on a massive document leak from companies that administer offshore accounts.<p>The files, …Corruption
Videos and testimony expose brutal tactics used by several factions in fractured country<p>Warning: graphic information in this report may upset some readers<p>Male rape is being used systematically in Libya as an instrument of war and political domination by rival factions, according to multiple …North Africa
Five men were sentenced for Politkovskaya’s murder in 2014, but the organizer of assassination has yet to be brought to justiceRussia
Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, and Facebook have remade the economy in their image. So what happens if they turn on each other?<p>It was getting close to midnight at the Slanted Door, Charles Phan’s renowned Vietnamese restaurant in the Ferry Building, overlooking San Francisco Bay. Outside, Teslas and …Silicon Valley
REZU AMTALI, Bangladesh — They stumble down muddy ravines and flooded creeks through miles of hills and jungle in Bangladesh, and thousands more come each day, in a line stretching to the monsoon-darkened horizon.<p>Some are gaunt and spent, already starving and carrying listless and dehydrated …Aung San Suu Kyi
Widespread shock as supreme court delays decision on dissolution of union between woman from Hindu family and Muslim man and orders investigation<p>The Indian supreme court has delayed its decision on whether judges were right to annul the marriage of a 24-year-old woman in Kerala and force her to …India
MARTORELL, Spain — Inside a factory as cavernous as an airport terminal, half-built cars glide down the assembly line in a parade that never ends. Workers in coveralls sidle up on queue, attending to the meticulously timed tasks of turning steel into road-ready sedans.<p>The bustling activity at the …Economy
QARAQOSH, Iraq (Reuters) - In a town ravaged by the war against Islamic State, amid ransacked homes and shuttered shops, a flashing sign above the entrance to one business beckons visitors: "Welcome", it reads.<p>Inside, the floors are carpeted, the lights are low, and the gurgling sound of water …Islamic State (ISIS)
Soutik Biswas India correspondent<p><b>If you browse through the latest headlines about the now month-long border stand-off between India and China, you might think the Asian rivals are teetering on the brink of an armed conflict.</b><p>The rhetoric is full of foreboding and menace. A Delhi newspaper says China …China
The Indian border troops' attempt to stop the Chinese military from constructing the road in the Doklam area has "cast a shadow over China-India …
• मुखपृष्ठ<br>• राज्य<br>• बिहार<br>• बिहार: चोरी के शक में दो दलित भाईयों को भीड़ ने बुरी तरह पीटा, दोनों की मौत<p>रात बुधवार रात की है जब दोनों भाई एक किसान शौकत अली के …
Mohammed bin Nayef replaced by Mohammed bin Salman, 31-year-old in charge of economy and war in Yemen<p>King Salman of Saudi Arabia has ousted his nephew as crown prince and replaced him with his son, Mohammed bin Salman, confirming the 31-year-old as heir and consolidating the kingdom’s move to …Middle East
शेख हमाद सिटी में एक खेल का मैदान, मस्ती में झूमते बच्चों का शोर-शराबा, पीले रंग की इमारतों के साये में बैठे इन बच्चों के मां-बाप.<p>ग़ज़ा शहर के इस बड़े से हाउसिंग प्रोजेक्ट में हर कोई एक आशियाना चाहता है.<p>साल 2012 में दोहा के पैसे से बनकर तैयार हई इस हाउसिंग कॉलोनी का नाम भी क़तर के पूर्व सुल्तान के …
Man whose father runs van firm used by Finsbury Park attacker arrested for allegedly saying 'shame they don't hire out steam rollers'
A man whose father owns the van used in the Finsbury Park terror attack has been arrested by police on suspicion of stirring up racial hatred.<p>Richard Evans, whose father runs the Pontyclun Van Hire company based in south Wales, was detained after allegedly posting comments on social media …Finsbury Park
New CCTV images of the Manchester bomber have been released by police hoping to "jog people's memories" of sightings.<p>Police have now released the remaining people held for questioning over links with the Manchester Arena attacker Salman Abedi.<p>They believe he worked alone to build the bomb, but they …Terrorism
Written by Praveen Swami | New Delhi |<p>SS Khaplang, chief of the NSCN(K) group<p>Shangwang Shangyung Khaplang, the head of the hardline National …India
Officer who ran investigation into rape of Delhi woman by Uber driver says he cannot understand how Eric Alexander got records<p>An Uber executive who reportedly obtained the medical records of a Delhi woman who was sexually assaulted by one of the company’s drivers would have had no legal reason to …Uber
As the standoff between the tiny country and its neighbors escalates, a close look at its contentious history.<p>The rupturing of diplomatic relations between Qatar and five regional states—Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the internationally recognized Yemeni …Middle East
| <b>Published —</b> Tuesday 6 June 2017<p>Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani. (AP file photo)<p>JEDDAH: A diplomatic crisis of unprecedented scale …Middle East
Manila (AFP) - An armed man who killed 37 people when he set fire to a casino in the Philippine capital was a father-of-three from Manila motivated …
Police say they received the first call to an incident on London Bridge at 10.08pm and by 10.16pm three armed attackers had been shot dead<p>London Bridge attacks - live updates<p>The attack at London Bridge and Borough Market has left seven people dead and 48 injured. Police have shot dead three …Terrorism
To be or not to be… secular – that is the Shakespearean dilemma before us. And within that stands a hapless cow.<p>Rajya Sabha MP Dr Subhash Chandra hit …
VERSAILLES, France — France’s newly elected president, Emmanuel Macron, came out of his first meeting with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia on Monday with a message of stark challenge, promising French military reprisals for any use of chemical weapons by Russia’s allies in Syria and saying he …Russia
The Hindu<p>http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/1000-year-old-narasimmee-comes-back-to-tamil-nadu/article18586792.ece<p>article<p>National …
Spanning 9.15 km, the bridge is built across the Lohit river which is a tributary of the Brahmaputra river.
An official said the External Affairs Ministry had taken up the matter with Myanmar, which has refused to accept them as its citizens.