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Syrians on hunger strike in Greece over bid to rejoin families

Syrians on hunger strike in Greece over bid to rejoin families

Yiorgos Maniatis, one of the protest organisers, said there are more than 2,000 Syrians who have been waiting for more than six months, the maximum period for such family reunions under European law.

Three Mercedes models recalled

Three Mercedes models recalled

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC), in collaboration with Nasser Bin Khaled Automobiles, has announced the recall of Mercedes-Benz C-Class, GLC-Class and S-Class models of 2015-2017

UN chief comes to war-torn Central Africa town

UN chief comes to war-torn Central Africa town

UN chief Antonio Guterres arrived yesterday in the strife-ravaged town of Bangassou for a first-hand look at a notorious hotspot in Central African Republic’s bloody conflict.

Brighton striker Hemed handed three-match ban

Brighton striker Hemed handed three-match ban

Brighton and Hove Albion striker Tomer Hemed will serve a three-match suspension after the FA found the 30-year-old guilty yesterday of violent conduct during Brighton’s 1-0 victory over Newcastle United in the Premier League last Sunday.

Koala survives 16km drive trapped under Aussie SUV

Koala survives 16km drive trapped under Aussie SUV

A koala survived a 16km road trip in Australia clinging to the axle of a four wheel drive vehicle, before the driver stopped and heard the cries of the traumatised animal.

Dozens of Burundian refugees killed in DR Congo

Dozens of Burundian refugees killed in DR Congo

Troops shot dead 34 Burundian refugees in clashes in Kamanyola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials in the eastern province of South Kivu said Saturday.

ATA Carnet System to enhance Qatar's appeal to investors

ATA Carnet System to enhance Qatar's appeal to investors

ICC Asia executive director Lee Ju Song spoke on the advantages of implementing the ATA Carnet System, which, she said, will help make Qatar attractive to foreign investments and various sports events and exhibitions.

Bank Indonesia cuts rates by 25 bps to boost growth

Bank Indonesia cuts rates by 25 bps to boost growth

Indonesia’s central bank yesterday cut its benchmark policy rate for the first time since October, unexpectedly pulling the trigger in a bid to boost sluggish lending and growth in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy.

S Korea’s red line threatens bottom line for these firms

S Korea’s red line threatens bottom line for these firms

Annual military drills between the US and South Korea this week could reignite tensions after Kim Jong-un and President Donald Trump traded barbs.

Remains of some US sailors found on warship

Remains of some US sailors found on warship

Divers have found the remains of some of the 10 sailors who went missing when a US destroyer collided with a tanker off Singapore, the navy said, the latest deadly accident involving an American warship.

‘Blockaders reported fake news to mislead people’

‘Blockaders reported fake news to mislead people’

Qatar Urdu Radio’s efforts to reach out to the South Asian community and relaying reliable information about the Gulf crisis are commendable, Chaudry Tahir Mahmood said yesterday.

Ten sailors missing after US warship and tanker collide

Ten sailors missing after US warship and tanker collide

Ten US sailors were missing after a collision between a destroyer and a tanker east of Singapore , the second involving a US warship and a merchant ship in Asia in about two months.