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El Chapo going 'crazy' in jail: lawyer

El Chapo going 'crazy' in jail: lawyer

Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is losing both his mind and his hair because of the "psychological turmoil" he faces in maximum-security prison, one of his lawyers said Thursday.

Rooney looking forward to Mourinho era

Rooney looking forward to Mourinho era

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney admits the arrival of Jose Mourinho has given him added motivation for the season ahead.

Pakistan militants accuse India of 'genocide' in Kashmir

Pakistan militants accuse India of 'genocide' in Kashmir

Militants in Pakistan-administered Kashmir accused New Delhi of "genocide" Wednesday, after days of clashes left 32 people dead and hundreds wounded on the Indian side of the heavily-militarised frontier.

Europe looks to May for clarity on Brexit

Europe looks to May for clarity on Brexit

German leaders yesterday stepped up the pressure on Britain’s incoming prime minister Theresa May by demanding she swiftly spell out when she will launch divorce proceedings with the European Union.

Gulf markets sink on Brexit; come off lows

Gulf markets sink on Brexit; come off lows

Middle East stocks fell sharply yesterday because of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union but Gulf bourses came well off their lows.

Rio declares financial ‘calamity’ ahead of Olympics

Rio declares financial ‘calamity’ ahead of Olympics

Rio state authorities declared a “state of public calamity” Friday over a major budget crisis in order to release emergency funds to finance the Olympic Games due to begin in August.

Trouble with the censors again

Trouble with the censors again

Just as everyone thought that Anurag Kashyap might have finally learnt the politics of how to deal with the Censor Board, he has decided to go to war with them.

HMC gives tips on fasting during pregnancy

HMC gives tips on fasting during pregnancy

Hamad Medical Corporation has advised it is important for pregnant women who are fasting to be aware of how to fast safely as nutrition during pregnancy plays an important role in the health of the mother and baby.

Erdogan dismisses hopes of progress on EU deal

Erdogan dismisses hopes of progress on EU deal

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan poured more cold water on hopes for progress with Europe on a deal to curb migration, suggesting Ankara would not change its anti-terrorism laws just to meet European Union requirements.

Air traffic control officers charged over deadly Taiwan crash

Air traffic control officers charged over deadly Taiwan crash

Taiwan has charged two air traffic control officers with causing a TransAsia plane crash that killed 49 people in 2014, the first prosecutions in the country's worst air disaster for a decade.

In chaos of Libya, unity government only adds to disarray

In chaos of Libya, unity government only adds to disarray

It was meant to finally bring an end to Libya’s political chaos and unrest, but the creation of a new UN-backed unity government has only added to the country’s disarray.

Spain’s Bankia compensation on track as it seeks new chapter

Spain’s Bankia compensation on track as it seeks new chapter

Spain’s state-owned Bankia has so far paid out compensation of €358mn ($397.7mn) to minority shareholders who bought into its ill-fated listing, its chairman said yesterday,....