International

10 hours ago | February 21, 2019

Designer Lagerfeld to be cremated

Karl Lagerfeld will be cremated without ceremony and his ashes are likely to be scattered with those of his mother and ...

3 MPs quit as UK political sands shift

Three MPs quit the governing Conservative Party over Brexit yesterday, joining a mounting rebellion in parliament this ...

Swiss bank fined $4.2bn in tax fraud case

A Paris court yesterday fined Swiss banking giant UBS 3.7 billion euros (US$4.2 billion) for encouraging customers to ...

1 day ago | February 20, 2019

Trump to Venezuela military: Back Guaido or “lose ...

US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Venezuela's military to accept opposition leader Juan Guaido's amnesty offer, ...

3 days ago | February 18, 2019

Pakistan honours S. Arabia’s MBS with highest civilian award

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman on Monday reiterated his faith in Pakistan’s leadership and said Prime Minister ...

Obama gives advice to 2020 Democrats, but no endorsement

A secret meeting of former President Barack Obama’s financial backers convened in Washington early this month. Organised ...

6 days ago | February 15, 2019

Some foreign spy agencies had hand in terror attack on Iran ...

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has denounced a bloody terrorist attack that targeted ...

Van driver hid half US$3.2 mln before arrest: police

The driver of a French cash delivery van, who made off with about three million euros (US$3.2 million), managed to hide ...

Death toll from Brazil dam disaster hits 166, 155 still missing

The death toll from Brazil's tragic dam disaster in southeast Minas Gerais state has climbed to 166, the state civil ...

Pence demands EU isolate Iran as Israelis, Arabs unite

US Vice President Mike Pence demanded Thursday that Europeans drop a nuclear deal with Iran and join in seeking to ...

French “yellow vest” boxer jailed for punching police

A former French boxer who was filmed attacking riot police officers during the yellow vest protests has been jailed for ...

Police investigate Australia parliament brawl

Australian police are investigating a brawl between a senator and a top aide that left blood on the walls of the ...

1 week ago | February 14, 2019

French ‘yellow vest’ boxer on trial for punching cops

A former boxer who became a hero to some of France’s “yellow vest” protesters after being filmed punching police ...

1 week ago | February 12, 2019

40-year triumph of Islamic revolution of Iran

One of the most dramatic changes in government in Iran’s history was seen with the 1979 Iranian Revolution where Shah ...

Khashoggi: Saudis claim they don’t know where body is

RIYADH. — Saudi Arabia does not know the location of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s body, despite having detained ...