KIEV: Warring sides in Ukraine on Saturday began withdrawing tanks and smaller weapons from a buffer zone in the war-torn east a day after the leaders of France and Germany met Vladimir Putin for peac
ABUJA: Two explosions that ripped through the outskirts of Nigeria’s capital Abuja have left at least 18 people dead and 41 wounded, the National Emergency Management Agency said on Saturday.
MADRID: Victims of Spain’s former dictatorship and their families on Saturday launched a campaign for a “truth commission” to shed light on unsolved crimes of the period.
ISLAMABAD: Some 51 flights scheduled by the Pakistani flag carrier have been canceled in three days after pilots refused to work following a dispute over conditions, an airline spokesman said Saturday
KABUL: A suspected US air strike on a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz Saturday left nine MSF staff dead, in a bombardment the charity said continued for more than 30 minutes after Washington was
VATICAN CITY: The Vatican on Saturday fired a monsignor who came out as gay on the eve of a big meeting of the world’s bishops to discuss church outreach to gays, divorcees and more traditional Cathol
ADDIS ABABA: The number of hungry Ethiopians needing food aid has risen sharply due to poor rains and the El Nino weather phenomenon with around 7.5 million people now in need, aid officials said Frid
KABUL: But the US said it was a crash that happened shortly after midnight Thursday at Jalalabad air field, 125 km from the capital, Kabul.
PARIS: The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine met in Paris on Friday to consolidate a fragile peace in Ukraine, as President Vladimir Putin eyes relief from punishing sanctions over Moscow
WARSAW: The mystery surrounding a fabled Nazi gold train allegedly buried in southwestern Poland intensified Friday after a week of tests by an army unit including a bomb squad appeared to have produc
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