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Waiting for food

Waiting for food

Afghan children holding dishes as they wait to receive food donated by a private charity for the needy during the holy month of Ramadan i

Cement for Gaza

Cement for Gaza

Palestinian workers unload bags of cement from a truck after it entered the southern Gaza Strip from Egypt through the Rafah border crossing on Saturday.

Bangladesh looks for JV projects with India

Bangladesh looks for JV projects with India

Bangladesh is keen to develop its industries in a joint venture with India and boost bilateral trade, Bangladesh Industry Minister Alhaz Amir Hossain Amu said yesterday.

Spain ahoy for Iran’s Asghar Farhadi

Spain ahoy for Iran’s Asghar Farhadi

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, who won two awards for his competition entry, The Salesman...

Sensex drops for first time in six days; rupee falls further

Sensex drops for first time in six days; rupee falls further

Indian stocks dropped for the first time in six days as some investors bet the rally that pushed up....

Never-ending vigil for millions yearning to bury their dead

Never-ending vigil for millions yearning to bury their dead

Nameless migrants laid to rest in unmarked scrubland, murder victims dumped in mass graves...

Japanese aid for Lanka

Japanese aid for Lanka

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena shaking hands prior to their meeting in Nagoya...

Several suitors for Virgin Australia stake: Branson

Several suitors for Virgin Australia stake: Branson

Air New Zealand’s stake in Virgin Australia Holdings....

Karzai calls for halt to execution of rebels

Karzai calls for halt to execution of rebels

Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has urged the Afghan government to halt further execution ...

Sistani calls for restraint in assault on Fallujah

Sistani calls for restraint in assault on Fallujah

Iraq’s top Shia Muslim cleric urged government and allied Shia militia forces fighting to retake Fallujah from Islamic State militants ...

Govt appeals for up to $2bn in foreign flood aid

Govt appeals for up to $2bn in foreign flood aid

Sri Lanka appealed yesterday for foreign aid to recover from massive floods that caused an estimated $2bn worth of damage and claimed more than 100 lives.

FM calls for joint action to resolve global crises

FM calls for joint action to resolve global crises

HE the Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani yesterday called...