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Turkish troops cross Iraqi border
DUBAI: Tensions along the Turkey-Iraq border have escalated with the entry of Turkish troops into Iraqi territory. Around 300 Turkish troops crossed 3 km inside the Iraqi border in an apparent bid to flush out members of the Kurdistan ...
A lapse, says Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: An embarrassed Pakistan government on Tuesday admitted security lapses in the escape of Rashid Rauf, a British Pakistani arrested in 2006 for his alleged role in the plot to bomb trans-Atlantic planes, and said it hoped to arrest ...
Fidel Castro hints at retirement
My elemental duty is not to hold on to positions, says leader
Headline-grabbing gimmick: British Opposition
LONDON: The Opposition Conservative Party in Britain, which wants an annual cap on immigration, dismissed the new visa proposals of the government as a “headline-grabbing gimmick” intended to distract attention from the ...
Sinhalese, Tamils divided on peace process
COLOMBO: A public opinion survey by the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA), a Colombo-based think-tank, has brought to the fore the deep divisions among the majority and minority communities of Sri Lanka on the ongoing undeclared war in the ...
The accidental calendar priest
Madrid: Priests and real estate agents are rarely mistaken for each other. The former have signed a contract with God, while the latter, it is widely thought, are more likely to be in league with the devil. But in next year’s ...
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Journey to Mount Arafat
Dubai: Some 1,50,000 Indians were among the nearly three million persons who started their journey to the Mount Arafat on Tuesday as part of the annual Haj pilgrimage now under way in Saudi Arabia. All the Indian pilgrims arrived in ...
Fast track business visas
SINGAPORE: India on Tuesday introduced a fast-track system for issuing visas to Singapore businesspersons. Traders and industrialists of Singapore, the only country with which India has a partnership in the form of Comprehensive Economic ...
Louisiana police suspect two black men
Houston: The police have released the sketches of two black men wanted in connection with the murder of two Indian students of the Louisiana State University. The duo was seen hurriedly leaving the apartment complex of the students ...
Two Indians convicted for murder
Dubai: A court here has sentenced two Indian brothers to life imprisonment for murdering a compatriot and dumping his body in a hole after stealing his mobile phone. The Dubai Court of First Instance awarded the life term, which ...
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