7h ago| Middle East

Israel, Turkey restore ties

Israel and Turkey announced the resumption of full diplomatic ties yesterday, following years of strained relations between the Mediterranean nations.

11h ago| USA

US strike kills 13 al-Shabaab fighters

The Pentagon said yesterday that US forces killed 13 fighters of the al-Shabaab militant group in an airstrike in Somalia.

1d ago| Football

Elon Musk says he was joking about buying Manchester United

Elon Musk, the world's richest person, tweeted on Wednesday that he was joking when he said that he was going to buy English soccer club Manchester United Plc MANU.N.

1d ago| USA

Historic oscars abuse: Academy apologises to indigenous star

Nearly 50 years after she was booed off the Oscars stage for declining Marlon Brando’s award on his behalf in protest at the film industry’s treatment of Native Americans, Sacheen Littlefeather has received an apology from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the group said Monday.

1d ago| Life & Living

Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed goes incognito in London tube

Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum who is pretty active on social media, has gone viral after photos of him travelling with his friend in the London tube (metro) goes viral.

2d ago| Australia

Australia’s ex-PM held ‘secret roles’

Australia’s Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has sought legal advice following reports that his predecessor Scott Morrison secretly held key

August 18, 2022
August 18, 2022

Israel, Turkey restore ties

Israel and Turkey announced the resumption of full diplomatic ties yesterday, following years of strained relations between the Mediterranean nations.

August 18, 2022
August 18, 2022

Saudi woman to spend 34 yrs in jail for using Twitter

A Saudi court has sentenced a woman to 34 years in prison over her Twitter activity, according to court documents seen by AFP yesterday.

August 18, 2022
August 18, 2022

Violent storms hammer France after weeks of drought

The French weather service yesterday warned of flash flooding risks across much of the south, where a historic drought has parched the rugged Mediterranean hills, a day after fierce rainstorms lashed much of the country.

August 18, 2022
August 18, 2022

Series of blows in crimea: Russia shakes up Black Sea fleet command

Russia’s Black Sea fleet based in annexed Crimea has installed a new commander, RIA news agency cited sources as saying yesterday, after Russian military bases on the peninsula were rocked by explosions in the past nine days.

August 18, 2022
August 18, 2022
USA

US strike kills 13 al-Shabaab fighters

The Pentagon said yesterday that US forces killed 13 fighters of the al-Shabaab militant group in an airstrike in Somalia.

August 18, 2022
August 18, 2022

Forced labour, possible ‘enslavement’ in China’s Xinjiang: UN expert

Minorities have been drafted into forced labour in China’s Xinjiang region in sectors such as agriculture and manufacturing,

August 18, 2022
August 18, 2022

Tunisia journo jailed for comments on president, army

A Tunisian military court sentenced journalist Salah Attia to three months in prison yesterday for public remarks he made about President Kais Saied and the armed forces, his lawyer said.

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

Elon Musk says he was joking about buying Manchester United

Elon Musk, the world's richest person, tweeted on Wednesday that he was joking when he said that he was going to buy English soccer club Manchester United Plc MANU.N.

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

Zimbabwe measles outbreak kills 157 children

A measles outbreak in Zimbabwe has killed 157 children with the death toll nearly doubling in just under a week, the information minister said on Tuesday.

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

Elon Musk now says he is buying Manchester United

Elon Musk, the world's richest person, on Tuesday tweeted that he was buying football club Manchester United Plc (MANU.N), without offering any details.