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'Terror' bomber strikes New York subway, 3 hurt

'Terror' bomber strikes New York subway, 3 hurt

NEW YORK: A 27-year-old from Bangladesh detonated a home-made pipe bomb strapped to his body in a crowded New York subway passage during the morning rush hour on Monday (Dec 11), injuring three people and putting the city on edge just six weeks after a deadly truck attack.

Thousands flee over Bali volcano eruption fears

Thousands flee over Bali volcano eruption fears

KARANGASEM, Indonesia: Thousands living in the shadow of a rumbling volcano on Indonesia's resort island of Bali fled on Wednesday (Nov 22) after a small eruption on Tuesday.

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World Trade Center developer settles with United, American over 9/11

World Trade Center developer settles with United, American over 9/11

NEW YORK: The developer of the World Trade Center site in New York has reached a US$95.2 million settlement of all claims against American Airlines Group, United Continental Holdings and other aviation industry defendants stemming from the Sep 11, 2001 attacks, which involved the carriers' hijacked planes.

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Seven missing after Japan boat found capsized off Palau

Seven missing after Japan boat found capsized off Palau

Japan's coastguard said Tuesday (Nov 21) it was searching for seven missing fishermen - two Japanese and five Indonesians - after their boat capsized in high seas off the western Pacific archipelago of Palau.

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Food bank protest staged outside British PM's office

Food bank protest staged outside British PM's office

LONDON: Campaigners set up a food bank outside British Prime Minister Theresa May's Downing Street residence on Tuesday (Nov 21) in a protest against austerity policies on the eve of a new national budget being announced.

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Amsterdam, Paris to host key EU agencies after Brexit

Amsterdam, Paris to host key EU agencies after Brexit

BRUSSELS: Amsterdam and Paris on Monday (Nov 20) won the fight to host two major EU agencies when they leave London after Brexit, in a suspenseful vote that eventually had to be decided by the drawing of lots.

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EU ready for 'most ambitious' Brexit trade pact: Barnier

EU ready for 'most ambitious' Brexit trade pact: Barnier

BRUSSELS: EU Brexit chief Michel Barnier said on Monday (Nov 20) the bloc would give Britain its "most ambitious" trade deal - but only if it meets the bloc's stringent Brexit conditions.

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EU to vote on relocation of agencies after Brexit

EU to vote on relocation of agencies after Brexit

BRUSSELS: The fight for some of the most prized spoils of Brexit comes to a climax on Monday (Nov 20) when 27 EU states pick the new host cities for two London-based regulatory agencies.

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Russia bans pork, beef imports from Brazil

Russia bans pork, beef imports from Brazil

MOSCOW: Russia has decided to suspend imports of pork and beef from Brazil from Dec 1 after traces of banned feed additives were detected in the meat, the country's agricultural safety watchdog said on Monday (Nov 20).

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As Germany sinks into crisis, president urges compromises

As Germany sinks into crisis, president urges compromises

President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who holds the power to call a new vote, made it clear that this was not his favoured option, as he told mainstream parties to rethink their positions and return to the negotiating table.

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Artists find their voice in Turkey's 'difficult' climate

Artists find their voice in Turkey's 'difficult' climate

ISTANBUL: A mute Syrian boy, using just body movements, gives a harrowing description of life under the Islamic State group in Syria.

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New Orleans welcomes first female mayor

New Orleans welcomes first female mayor

WASHINGTON: New Orleans has elected its first female mayor in its nearly 300-year history, a city council member who helped her neighbourhood recover from Hurricane Katrina's devastation.

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UK budget aims for driverless cars by 2021

UK budget aims for driverless cars by 2021

LONDON: British finance minister Philip Hammond is to announce £75 million (US$99 million) funding for Artificial Intelligence and plans to put driverless cars on UK roads by 2021, in his budget speech on Wednesday.

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Four dead in UK mid-air collision

Four dead in UK mid-air collision

LONDON: Four people were killed on Friday (Nov 17) when an aircraft and a helicopter collided in Buckinghamshire, south England, local police said.

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Spain court orders ex-IMF head Rato to be tried for fraud

Spain court orders ex-IMF head Rato to be tried for fraud

MADRID: A Spanish court on Friday (Nov 17) ordered former IMF head Rodrigo Rato to stand trial for fraud over the failed 2011 listing of Bankia, a bank he led which later needed rescuing by the state.

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Merkel's fate in balance as German coalition talks drag on

Merkel's fate in balance as German coalition talks drag on

BERLIN: Tough talks to form Germany's next government stretched into overtime on Friday (Nov 17), putting Chancellor Angela Merkel's political future in the balance since failure to produce a deal could force snap elections.

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'Terror' bomber strikes New York subway, 3 hurt

'Terror' bomber strikes New York subway, 3 hurt

NEW YORK: A 27-year-old from Bangladesh detonated a home-made pipe bomb strapped to his body in a crowded New York subway passage during the morning rush hour on Monday (Dec 11), injuring three people and putting the city on edge just six weeks after a deadly truck attack.

Thousands flee over Bali volcano eruption fears

Thousands flee over Bali volcano eruption fears

KARANGASEM, Indonesia: Thousands living in the shadow of a rumbling volcano on Indonesia's resort island of Bali fled on Wednesday (Nov 22) after a small eruption on Tuesday.

Read more...
World Trade Center developer settles with United, American over 9/11

World Trade Center developer settles with United, American over 9/11

NEW YORK: The developer of the World Trade Center site in New York has reached a US$95.2 million settlement of all claims against American Airlines Group, United Continental Holdings and other aviation industry defendants stemming from the Sep 11, 2001 attacks, which involved the carriers' hijacked planes.

Read more...
Seven missing after Japan boat found capsized off Palau

Seven missing after Japan boat found capsized off Palau

Japan's coastguard said Tuesday (Nov 21) it was searching for seven missing fishermen - two Japanese and five Indonesians - after their boat capsized in high seas off the western Pacific archipelago of Palau.

Read more...
Food bank protest staged outside British PM's office

Food bank protest staged outside British PM's office

LONDON: Campaigners set up a food bank outside British Prime Minister Theresa May's Downing Street residence on Tuesday (Nov 21) in a protest against austerity policies on the eve of a new national budget being announced.

Read more...
Amsterdam, Paris to host key EU agencies after Brexit

Amsterdam, Paris to host key EU agencies after Brexit

BRUSSELS: Amsterdam and Paris on Monday (Nov 20) won the fight to host two major EU agencies when they leave London after Brexit, in a suspenseful vote that eventually had to be decided by the drawing of lots.

Read more...
EU ready for 'most ambitious' Brexit trade pact: Barnier

EU ready for 'most ambitious' Brexit trade pact: Barnier

BRUSSELS: EU Brexit chief Michel Barnier said on Monday (Nov 20) the bloc would give Britain its "most ambitious" trade deal - but only if it meets the bloc's stringent Brexit conditions.

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EU to vote on relocation of agencies after Brexit

EU to vote on relocation of agencies after Brexit

BRUSSELS: The fight for some of the most prized spoils of Brexit comes to a climax on Monday (Nov 20) when 27 EU states pick the new host cities for two London-based regulatory agencies.

Read more...
Russia bans pork, beef imports from Brazil

Russia bans pork, beef imports from Brazil

MOSCOW: Russia has decided to suspend imports of pork and beef from Brazil from Dec 1 after traces of banned feed additives were detected in the meat, the country's agricultural safety watchdog said on Monday (Nov 20).

Read more...
As Germany sinks into crisis, president urges compromises

As Germany sinks into crisis, president urges compromises

President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who holds the power to call a new vote, made it clear that this was not his favoured option, as he told mainstream parties to rethink their positions and return to the negotiating table.

Read more...
Artists find their voice in Turkey's 'difficult' climate

Artists find their voice in Turkey's 'difficult' climate

ISTANBUL: A mute Syrian boy, using just body movements, gives a harrowing description of life under the Islamic State group in Syria.

Read more...
New Orleans welcomes first female mayor

New Orleans welcomes first female mayor

WASHINGTON: New Orleans has elected its first female mayor in its nearly 300-year history, a city council member who helped her neighbourhood recover from Hurricane Katrina's devastation.

Read more...
UK budget aims for driverless cars by 2021

UK budget aims for driverless cars by 2021

LONDON: British finance minister Philip Hammond is to announce £75 million (US$99 million) funding for Artificial Intelligence and plans to put driverless cars on UK roads by 2021, in his budget speech on Wednesday.

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Four dead in UK mid-air collision

Four dead in UK mid-air collision

LONDON: Four people were killed on Friday (Nov 17) when an aircraft and a helicopter collided in Buckinghamshire, south England, local police said.

Read more...
Spain court orders ex-IMF head Rato to be tried for fraud

Spain court orders ex-IMF head Rato to be tried for fraud

MADRID: A Spanish court on Friday (Nov 17) ordered former IMF head Rodrigo Rato to stand trial for fraud over the failed 2011 listing of Bankia, a bank he led which later needed rescuing by the state.

Read more...
Merkel's fate in balance as German coalition talks drag on

Merkel's fate in balance as German coalition talks drag on

BERLIN: Tough talks to form Germany's next government stretched into overtime on Friday (Nov 17), putting Chancellor Angela Merkel's political future in the balance since failure to produce a deal could force snap elections.

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