NAIROBI: Kenyan police have arrested two men who were allegedly recruited by an Iranian group accused of plotting attacks in the east African nation, the police chief said Saturday. “Two Iranians...
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Australia to use anti-shark drones

SYDNEY: Testing of aerial drones to track the movements of sharks in Australian waters began Wednesday as the government admitted there was “no easy way” to protect swimmers from the predators.

Afghan hospital bombing ‘an error’

KABUL: A US aircraft attacked a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) clinic in the Afghan city of Kunduz because of “human error,” a US military inquiry said on Wednesday.

Execution of disabled man delayed

ISLAMABAD: A disabled Pakistani murder convict was given a fourth stay of execution just hours before he was due to be hanged, as rights activists slammed Islamabad for a executions spree on track to

Cheering crowds greet Pope Francis in Kenya at start of landmark Africa tour

NAIROBI: Pope Francis landed in Kenya’s capital Nairobi Wednesday on the first leg of a landmark trip to Africa, with huge crowds, choirs and dancers waiting to greet him.

EU sounds alarm as internal barriers rise in refugee crisis

BRUSSELS/IDOMENI, Greece: The European Union’s chief executive warned on Wednesday that the survival of Europe’s “partially comatose” open border travel zone and its single currency were both at risk

Ukraine bans Russia’s airlines from airspace

KIEV: Ukraine on Wednesday banned all Russian airlines from crossing its airspace, the latest escalation between the two neighbors 19 months into a separatist war in the east of the former Soviet stat

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