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JERUSALEM: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday Israel would never accept the “unilateral” recognition of a Palestinian state, after a draft resolution calling for a final peace deal was submitted to the United Nations. In a statement from his office, Netanyahu accused Palestinian president...

KABUL: Afghanistan’s army has stopped taking soldiers to and from work in the capital, deeming it too dangerous after a string of bomb attacks on buses...

SANAA: Two suicide car bombers rammed their vehicles into a Houthi rebels checkpoint and a house south of the Yemeni capital on Tuesday as a school bus...

Washington (AFP) – Defenders and critics of the CIA clashed over the release of a US report that revealed harrowing details of America s torture...

LONDON (AFP) – Miss South Africa, 22-year-old Rolene Strauss, was crowned Miss World 2014 at the pageant s final in London on Sunday, with an estimated...

LONDON: Flights to and from London were severely disrupted on Friday by a technical failure at England’s main air traffic control centre that forced...

OSLO: Pakistan’s Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai burst into tears Thursday at the sight of the bloodied school uniform she was wearing the day the...

KABUL: A suicide bomber struck at a high school attached to the French cultural centre in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least one person and wounding 15...

BEIJING: The capital of China’s far western Xinjiang has banned the wearing of Islamic veils in public, the regional government said on Thursday,...

BAGHDAD: Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel on Tuesday that his army is taking the offensive against the Islamic...

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