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Tuesday, January 5th 2016 11:10 PM
LONDON: Oil prices extended losses on Tuesday as the crude supply glut overshadowed a diplomatic row between key producers Saudi Arabia and Iran. Tensions between the two major oil producers over Saudi Arabia's execution of a prominent Shiite cleric have erupted into a full-blown diplomatic crisis after Riyadh and its Sunni Arab allies cut or
Tuesday, January 5th 2016 03:05 AM
Louis Dreyfus Commodities has said that its 53-year-old Swiss billionaire chair is pregnant with twin girls. The conglomerate said in a statement Monday that Margarita Louis-Dreyfus is due in early April and will only take a "brief break" from working before returning full time later that month. Russian-born Louis-Dreyfus became one of the richest
Sunday, January 3rd 2016 08:34 PM
LONDON —With temperatures above freezing at the North Pole, deadly tornadoes in Texas, extreme heat in Australia and floods in Britain and Missouri, the world is beset by extreme weather events as it welcomes 2016. A powerful and destructive low-pressure system in the North Atlantic has pushed the mercury up to 2oC at the pole, 20 degrees
Sunday, January 3rd 2016 04:01 PM
The Church of England has been accused of a cover-up over allegations that a chaplain at the Australian school attended by the Prince of Wales was a paedophile. At the Australian royal commission into child abuse in September, the Reverend Norman Smith was accused of raping a pupil at Geelong Grammar School in the late 1960s. Now a 68-year-old
Sunday, January 3rd 2016 03:45 PM
Britain’s biggest carbon polluters stand to lose billions of pounds from tough new climate targets and must come clean with their shareholders about the financial crisis that lies ahead, the country’s biggest pension funds have warned. A legally binding agreement struck by world leaders in Paris last month, to reduce greenhouse gas
Sunday, January 3rd 2016 03:15 PM
A two-year-old boy has become the first known refugee casuality of 2016 after drowning off the coast of the Greek island of Agathonisi. The unnamed boy was one of 40 passengers on a crowded dinghy which capsized in the Aegean sea after attempting the perilous crossing from Turkey early on Saturday morning. The 39 other passengers - including the
Saturday, January 2nd 2016 04:48 PM
David Cameron says 2016 will be a "game-changer" for the UK, pledging reforms to home ownership and a crackdown on extremism.In a new year message, the PM said he was determined to "secure our future" with the EU referendum, which could be held this year.Jeremy Corbyn said 2016 would mark the "start of the journey" towards a Labour government.In
Saturday, January 2nd 2016 02:46 PM
Pakistan’s foreign ministry condemned Saturday's attack at the Pathankot Air Force Base in Punjab, India. Authorities are investigating the attack on the Indian air force base near the border with Pakistan, which has been linked to terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammed. "Pakistan condemns the terrorist incident in Pathankot, India, today, in
Saturday, January 2nd 2016 02:18 PM
A suicide bomber blew himself up in a restaurant in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Saturday, injuring three people, police and witnesses said. The attack targeted the Village Restaurant, an eatery in the south of the city popular with journalists and government officials which was already hit by a deadly suicide bombing in 2012. "There were
Saturday, January 2nd 2016 02:01 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's Interior Ministry says the toll from a New Year's Day suicide bombing at a French restaurant in Kabul has risen to two.Spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said Saturday that a 12-year-old boy and one of the security guards at the Le Jardin restaurant were killed and that another 18 people were wounded in the
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There is a lot more to make one confident about the Arab world than there is to cause despair. This may be a surprise, as every day we have to cope with more grim news; from Syria and Libya where
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  Alas! I begin my speech with this word.,it reflects a deep sorrow in my heart. Innocent people were killed without remorse just because they wanted to help us! This is a Crime!! What happened
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