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A holiday at home

  • Not going away on holiday can be the real holiday. Following the mass holiday exodus, it can also be a positive time not to travel: Everywhere is quieter and it can be a time to think, restore balance and concentrate on your health. It can also be bonus time to spend with the family.The real...
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Afghans alarmed by Iran’s possible move to expel refugees

  • KABUL: Afghans expressed concern on Sunday about the implications of a move by neighboring Iran to deport nearly 3 million Afghan refugees from its soil if Washington toughens its sanctions against Tehran.  Faced by the threat of a new wave of US sanctions, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister...
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Salma Abu Deif teams up with UNICEF for charity drive

  • DUBAI: Egyptian actress Salma Abu Deif posted a video on her Instagram account urging her followers to donate to UNICEF’s fight against COVID-19. The organization is attempting to supply essential supplies and protective equipment to where they are needed most to prevent the spread of the cor...
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Wuhan exodus sparks virus hope despite mounting death toll

  • WUHAN, China: Thousands of relieved citizens streamed out of China’s Wuhan on Wednesday after authorities lifted months of lockdown at the coronavirus epicenter, offering some hope to the world despite record deaths in Europe and the United States. China has come under fire for its handling of...
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Indian companies struggle to lure migrant workers back

  • MUMBAI: Spurning free air tickets, accommodation and higher pay, millions of migrant workers who fled India’s cities when coronavirus hit are too scared to return, with grim implications for the already crumbling economy. Migrant laborers form the backbone of Asia’s third-biggest economy...
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Thousands flee Hong Kong for UK, fearing China crackdown

  • LONDON: Cindy had a comfortable lifestyle in Hong Kong: she owned several properties with her husband, they had a good business going. But last year she made up her mind to leave it all behind and move her family to Britain, and not even a global pandemic was going to sway her decision. “To up...
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Concern grows over traffickers targeting Ukrainian refugees

  • SIRET: One man was detained in Poland suspected of raping a 19-year-old refugee he’d lured with offers of shelter after she fled war-torn Ukraine. Another was overheard promising work and a room to a 16-year-old girl before authorities intervened. Another case inside a refugee camp at Poland’s...
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Brooklyn shooting evoked painful memories for Zack Tahhan, a Syrian who helped catch suspect

  • NEW YORK: There is more to Zack Tahhan’s story than might initially meet the eye. The 21-year-old from Aleppo in Syria found himself in the social media spotlight on Wednesday after his tip-off to police helped lead to the arrest of Frank James, the suspect in the Brooklyn subway mass shooting ...
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Brooklyn shooting evokes painful memories for Zack Tahhan, Syrian who helped catch suspect

  • NEW YORK: There is more to Zack Tahhan’s story than might initially meet the eye. The 21-year-old from Aleppo in Syria found himself in the social media spotlight on Wednesday after his tip-off to police helped lead to the arrest of Frank James, the suspect in the Brooklyn subway mass shooting a...
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In Karachi, a free school under a bridge for the megacity’s poorest kids

  • KARACHI: Academic activities came to a temporary halt as a train loudly rumbled past a school built under a bridge in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi. After a few moments, when the noise dissipated, teachers resumed their lectures amid the sound of fast-moving traffic overhead. Despi...
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