International

4 weeks ago | January 24, 2018

Millions gather to ‘purify souls’ in Hindu bathing ritual

NEW DELHI. – Millions of Hindu devotees are gathering in northern India for the Magh Mela — one of the ...

Private company launches search for Malaysia’s Flight MH370 ...

SYDNEY/KUALA LUMPUR. – A US-based company has begun searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, Malaysia said ...

4 weeks ago | January 23, 2018

Palestinians seek EU support as row with US persists

RAMALLAH. – Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas was to seek EU support in Brussels yesterday amid bitter acrimony with ...

Xi stresses Party’s “absolute leadership” over ...

BEIJING. — Chinese President Xi Jinping has stressed the Party’s absolute leadership over political and ...

Vietnam oil exec jailed for life for graft

HANOI. – A Vietnamese former state oil executive who was allegedly kidnapped from Germany was jailed for life ...

World’s richest get 82 percent of global wealth: Oxfam

LONDON. – Half of the world’s population received no share of all wealth created globally last year, while ...

Assange ‘more than a nuisance’ – Ecuadorian president

QUITO. – Julian Assange is an “inherited problem” for Ecuador’s new president, who described the WikiLeaks founder ...

“India’s Bin Laden” captured in Delhi

NEW DELHI. — The Delhi Police yesterday claimed to have arrested one of the most wanted terrorists in India ...

1 month ago | January 22, 2018

Weah reassures ‘doubting Thomases’

MONROVIA. – Incoming Liberian president George Weah on Saturday sought to dispel accusations he is ill-prepared to ...

1 month ago | January 20, 2018

Pope expresses ‘pain’ and ‘shame’ over abuse

SANTIAGO. – Pope Francis on Tuesday expressed his “pain” and “shame” over child sexual abuse scandals that have ...