Bush hails New Orleans ‘resilience’

Former president George W Bush talks with Ashantae Martin (left) and Ronjae Pleasant at &nb...

Erika claims 12 lives in Dominican Republic

General view after the passage of Tropical Storm Erika in the Eastern Caribbean in Roseau, ...

Syriza leads polls as Greece sets vote for Sept 20

  Athens: Greece geared up yesterday for a snap election next month, with an opinio...

Four arrested over Austria truck tragedy

A child of a migrant family creeps under the barbed fence near the village of Roszke on the...

9 hours battling death at sea off the Libyan coast

Migrants rescued by Libyan coastguard after their boat sank on August 28, 2015 (AFP) &nb...

Italy arrests 10 traffickers over migrant boat deaths

  A boat carrying migrants when it sank is pulled to shore in Zuwara, Libya (AP) ...

US Teen jailed more than 11 years for IS conviction

  WASHINGTON: A tech-savvy US teenager from Virginia was sentenced to 11 years and ...

Mozambican journalist shot dead in drive-by attack

  MAPUTO: A veteran Mozambican crime journalist was killed in a drive-by shooting i...

About 50 migrants found  dead inside truck in Austria

Forensic experts investigate a lorry in which refugees were found dead on autobahn A4 betwe...

Obama lauds New Orleans’ progress since Katrina

US President Barack Obama (right) and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (left) meet resident...

Qataris started

  Was Alison Parker and Adam Ward, two WDBJ7-TV employees, who were killed in an...

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OTTAWA:  Fighting to liberalize booze sales, Canadian drinkers and distillers argued in se...

Apple invites journalists

SAN FRANCISCO: - Apple Inc on Thursday invited journalists to a Sept 9 event, where it is e...

Astronomers uncover evidence of galaxy metamorphosis

PARIS: From round disks to oval clusters; many galaxies in the Universe have undergone a dr...

Famed Russian art 'at risk' after Uzbek museum head fired

  ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN:  Marinika Babanazarova had been director of the Karak...

Srebrenica defender indicted over Serbs' killings - prosecutor

  Bosnian Muslims hail Naser Oric, (C) former commander of the Bosnian Muslim-domin...

Catalonia prepares for key vote on its future in Spain

Barcelona:  Catalan political parties sharpened their knives on Thursday one month ahe...

White House says Keystone XL pipeline review continues

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE: The White House said on Thursday that the U.S. State Department conti...

Iran premieres top-budget epic film 'Muhammad'

Iranians stand in front of a cinema featuring "Muhammad" in Tehran on August 27, ...

Merkel says 'shaken' by migrant deaths in Austria

  VIENNA: German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that everyone had been &...

Greece names top judge as caretaker PM ahead of snap vote

ATHENS:  Greece on Thursday named its top judge as caretaker prime minister to organise ...