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Two killed in US city after trying to stop anti-Muslim rant

Two killed in US city after trying to stop anti-Muslim rant

Two men were stabbed to death in the US city of Portland on Friday when they tried to stop their attacker from harassing two women because they appeared to be Muslim, police said.

ICJ has no jurisdiction to hear Jadhav case: Pakistan

ICJ has no jurisdiction to hear Jadhav case: Pakistan

Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria yesterday said the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has no jurisdiction to hear the case of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav.

Hundreds flee Mosul as others return to liberated areas

Hundreds flee Mosul as others return to liberated areas

Heavy two-way traffic of carts carrying children, clothes, and the elderly crowded the main Baghdad-Mosul road on Sunday as hundreds of Iraqis fled heavy fighting or made their way back to areas liberated from Islamic State.

Oil giant taps China's vast geothermal reserves

Oil giant taps China's vast geothermal reserves

Chinese state-run energy giant Sinopec has drilled hundreds of wells across the country without finding a single drop of oil. But that was precisely the point: instead of black gold, the almost mile deep holes are providing clean heat for local homes.

Thousands hit Paris streets against abortion

Thousands hit Paris streets against abortion

Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Paris on Sunday against abortion and a bill to ban pro-life websites from spreading "false information" on ending pregnancies.

SingTel to invest $1.8bn in Thailand and India groups

SingTel to invest $1.8bn in Thailand and India groups

Singapore Telecom said yesterday it will spend $1.8bn to take a stake in Thailand’s Intouch and raise its share of India’s Bharti, boosting its access to fast-growing Asian and African mobile markets.

Time to embark on a painful journey to a non-oil future

Time to embark on a painful journey to a non-oil future

A catch-22 double-whammy, indeed, is shaping up for Gulf economies.

Iran's oil production has already surpassed 3.5 million bpd

Iran's oil production has already surpassed 3.5 million bpd

Iran's oil production has already surpassed 3.5 million barrels per day, the deputy oil minister said on Saturday, and the Islamic Republic is seeking to increase oil and gas exports in the coming month.

Qatar attends preparatory meeting  for climate conference

Qatar attends preparatory meeting for climate conference

Qatar took part in the preparatory meeting and unofficial consultations for the Paris Conference of the Parties on climate change (COP21),

Thai factory output falls again

Thai factory output falls again

Thai factory output dropped more than expected in December, adding to worry about how hard the country’s political turmoil is hitting the economy and raising the chance...

Nun’s killer gets early release from prison

Nun’s killer gets early release from prison

The man convicted of killing American nun and Amazon activist Dorothy Stang in 2005, has been released from a Brazilian.

Qatar set to create history

Qatar set to create history

HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani’s Planteur will create history at the Dubai World Cup on March 30.