China and N. Korea Open New Border Crossing
AFP BEIJING: A Chinese city has opened a new border crossing with North Korea — fitted with radiation detectors —Read more.
Robbers Steal Millions of Euros from Albania’s Main Airport
AFP TIRANA: Albanian police arrested four people and questioned 40 others late on Tuesday after armed robbers stole millions ofRead more.
Maldives Ruling Party Pledges Probe into Chinese Deals after Landslide Win
Reuters MALE: Maldives former president Mohamed Nasheed, whose party won a landslide in the archipelago’s parliamentary election, on Tuesday pledgedRead more.
New Palestinian Government to be Formed in Days: Officials
AFP RAMALLAH: Palestinian prime minister-designate Mohammad Shtayyeh will announce the make-up of his new government in the coming days, PalestinianRead more.
Palestine Banker Calls for Mideast Quotas for Women Board Members
Ben Flanagan DEAD SEA: There are many divides in Palestine — but for the territory’s largest bank that is, forRead more.
Erdogan Blames Istanbul Election Loss on ‘Organized Crime’
AFP ISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday said some “organized crime” had been carried out during last week’sRead more.
France ‘will not Take back Daesh Fighters and their Families’
AFP PARIS: France has ruled out the repatriation of French terrorists and their families detained in Syria after the fallRead more.
Afghan Forces Battle Taliban for Fifth Day in Western Badghis Province
AP KABUL, Afghanistan: Afghan security forces are battling the Taliban for a fifth day after the insurgents launched a wide-scaleRead more.
Casualties Mount as Fierce Fighting for Tripoli Rages
AFP TRIPOLI: Fighting in south of Libyan capital killed 25 and wounded another 80, the Tripoli-based health ministry said on Monday. TheRead more.
Anger over Netanyahu Pledge to Annex Illegal Settlements
Daoud Kuttab DEAD SEA, Jordan/JERUSALEM: Palestinians reacted with anger on Sunday after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to annexRead more.
Britain Plans Social Media Regulation to Battle Harmful Content
Reuters LONDON: Britain proposed new online safety laws on Monday that would slap penalties on social media companies and technologyRead more.
Former Maldives President Makes Comeback with Landslide Win
AFP MALE: The former Maldives president has vowed sweeping reforms and an end to government corruption after leading his partyRead more.