Mass jailbreak in Afghanistan, at least 24 die in Islamic State attack

Mass jailbreak in Afghanistan, at least 24 die in Islamic State attack

A gunbattle between Islamic State fighters and Afghan security forces raged at a prison in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Monday, with at least 24 people killed after the militants' overnight assault led to a mass jailbreak.

Dutch police arrest four after foiled jailbreak

Dutch police arrest four after foiled jailbreak

Dutch police arrested four people Sunday suspected of taking part in a foiled attempt to spring a prisoner from a high-security prison during which a delivery van was set on fire.

The man in the plastic mask: Disguised Brazil inmate busted in brazen jailbreak

The man in the plastic mask: Disguised Brazil inmate busted in brazen jailbreak

A masked Rio de Janeiro inmate dressed as a woman tried to break out of a Brazilian jail this weekend, in a surreal act of derring-do, only to be thwarted on the cusp of freedom by state prison authorities.

Helicopter jailbreak gangster arrested in France

Helicopter jailbreak gangster arrested in France

A gangster who made a Hollywood-esque helicopter jailbreak was arrested in northern France on Wednesday after three months on the run, sources close to the case said.

At least 160 inmates freed as gunmen storm Cameroon jail

At least 160 inmates freed as gunmen storm Cameroon jail

At least 160 inmates fled a prison in Cameroon's troubled anglophone North-West region during a dramatic overnight jailbreak, officials said Sunday.

'Defective' security may have aided helicopter jailbreak: French minister

'Defective' security may have aided helicopter jailbreak: French minister

The French government pointed to possible security failings on Monday after a notorious gangster used a helicopter to stage his second brazen jailbreak of a crime career inspired by films such as ‘Scarface’.

Squeezed out, the US far right is creating its own corporate world

Squeezed out, the US far right is creating its own corporate world

Over and over again, those on America’s far right have learned that the First Amendment doesn’t protect them from Silicon Valley tech companies.

Qatar begin campaign today in U18 World Cup

Qatar begin campaign today in U18 World Cup

Defending champions Qatar will take on Bahrain on the opening day of the FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup at the Global Center here today.

More than 150 inmates escape in Philippine jail raid

More than 150 inmates escape in Philippine jail raid

Suspected Muslim rebels staged the Philippines' biggest jailbreak on Wednesday when they stormed a dilapidated jail in the violence-plagued south of the country, freeing 158 inmates and killing a guard, authorities said.

Ervine’s maiden century sparks Zimbabwe revival

Ervine’s maiden century sparks Zimbabwe revival

Craig Ervine scored a maiden Test century to help Zimbabwe hold up New Zealand’s victory charge on day three of the second Test and steer the home side to 305 for six in their first innings by stumps yesterday.

NBK Automobiles in special offer for commercial vehicle owners

NBK Automobiles in special offer for commercial vehicle owners

Nasser Bin Khaled (NBK) Automobiles, the exclusive dealers of Mercedes-Benz in Qatar, has announced that it is offering commercial vehicle owners the opportunity to replace their Actros clutch kits and service the air-conditioning systems on heavy-duty models at “special low rates”.

Turkish Airlines chosen ‘Best Airline in Europe’

Turkish Airlines chosen ‘Best Airline in Europe’

Turkish Airlines has been chosen as the Best Airline in Europe for the sixth consecutive year at the 2016 Skytrax World Airlines Awards.