Ambrosio Soto

Mayor shot dead

MEXICO CITY. – Assailants fired on and killed a small-town mayor and his driver as they were travelling along a highway in south-central Mexico, media reported on Sun- day.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey plans rally to condemn coup attempt

ANKARA. — Turkey readied yesterday for its first cross-party rally to condemn the bloody coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as his government pressed on with a purge of suspected sta...
Lagarde-Christine

IMF chief Lagarde to stand trial

PARIS. — France’s highest appeals court ruled yesterday that International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde must stand trial for her role in a 400-million-euros payout in 2008 to businessm...
Roger Ailes

Fox News boss resigns

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES. — Roger Ailes on Thursday resigned as chairman and chief executive of Fox News Channel following allegations of sexual harassment, an abrupt end to his 20-year rein over America...
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

‘Turkey needs U-turn in policies ‘

ISTANBUL. — Turkey is in the limelight after an unexpected coup attempt and the ensuing crackdown, and for how the country shall move on. All are pinning their hopes on Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

Snowden designs spy-proof smartphone case

Three years after leaking thousands of classified documents revealing the US government’s extensive global surveillance programme, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden is still l...
petrol bomb

Mob hurls petrol bombs at cops

PARIS — Angry crowds hurled petrol bombs at police and set cars alight in an area north of Paris yesterday following the death of a young man in police hands earlier this week, a French official said...
Donald Trump

Trump now official Republican nominee

CLEVELAND. — Donald Trump was officially named as the Republican presidential nominee on Tuesday after having rebuffed attempts from anti-Trump delegates to change party rules at the beginning of the...
Binali Yildirim

Turkey widens post-coup purge

ISTANBUL/ANKARA. —Turkey purged its police yesterday after rounding up thousands of soldiers in the wake of a failed military coup, and said it could reconsider its friendship with the United States ...