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Mexico promises justice after metro train line collapse kills 24

Mexico will punish those responsible for an overpass collapse that killed at least 24 people and injured dozens when a...

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Dubai optimistic visitors will return but numbers unclear

Dubai’s tourism chief on Tuesday said he was very optimistic business and leisure travelers would return this year, though the...

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Is it over yet? Still no recession end date as US economy hums along

The US economy is growing at its fastest rate since the early 1980s while household bank accounts are bulging with...

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First team of mounted archers takes aim in Gaza

Hoofs pounded the ground and kicked up dust clouds as one by one a small group of young mounted archers...

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Senior Swiss diplomat in Iran found dead after fall from high-rise

The first secretary at the Swiss embassy in Tehran was found dead on Tuesday after falling from a high-rise building...

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France to sell Egypt 30 fighter jets in $4.5 bln deal -Egyptian defense ministry, report

Egypt has signed a contract with France to buy 30 Rafale fighter jets, its defense ministry said in a statement...

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Turkish police remove followers of Islamist figure from mosques

Turkish authorities forcibly removed followers of an Islamist figure from three mosques in southern Turkey, saying their prayer gatherings were...

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War and doubts slow COVID-19 vaccination in disputed Yemen city

In al-Thawra hospital in the disputed Yemeni city of Taiz, a nurse with no face mask or protective gear inoculates...

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Seven reported killed as Myanmar protests aim to ‘shake the world’

Myanmar security forces opened fire on some of the biggest protests against military rule in days on Sunday killing seven...

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India’s COVID-19 daily cases hold close to record, another state imposes lockdown

India’s new coronavirus cases dipped marginally on Sunday but deaths due to the infection jumped by a record 3,689, with...

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Turkish police detain hundreds at lockdown May Day marches

Turkish police detained 212 demonstrators after scuffles broke out at May Day marches on Saturday amid a coronavirus-related curfew, according...

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Palestinian leader delays parliamentary and presidential elections, blaming Israel

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday postponed planned elections amid a dispute over voting in Israeli-annexed East Jerusalem and divisions...

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Biden administration sets new North Korea policy of ‘practical’ diplomacy

President Joe Biden has settled on a new approach to pressuring North Korea to give up nuclear weapons and ballistic...

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Myanmar protesters march three months after coup; U.N. warns of ‘standstill’

Protesters against military rule marched in Myanmar on Saturday three months after a coup ended a democratic transition, with several...

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