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US accused of holding back progress towards peace

UNITED NATIONS: North Korea on Monday accused the United States and South Korea of hostility that has prevented progress towards peace on the peninsula,...

Six sentenced for links to banned group

MOSCOW: A Russian court yesterday handed down prison terms of up to 19 years to six Crimean Tatar men for membership of a banned...

Commander killed in fire

GAZA CITY: Israel’s military killed a commander of Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a strike on his home in the Gaza Strip yesterday,...

Six die at Oman construction site

MUSCAT: Six South Asian labourers died in Oman during heavy rains when they were buried at an excavation site for a water pipeline project,...

Shoppers smash ‘Singles’ Day’ record

SHANGHAI: Chinese shoppers set new records for spending during the annual ‘Singles’ Day’ buying spree despite an economic slowdown and worries over the US...

Liverpool show streak of champions

LIVERPOOL: Liverpool have lived through too many false dawns to take a first Premier League title in 30 years for granted, but in overpowering...

First case of dengue spread by sex in Spain

MADRID: Spanish health authorities confirmed Friday a case of a man spreading dengue through sex, a world first for a virus which until recently...

Celtics down Hornets in Walker’s return

LOS ANGELES: Boston guard Kemba Walker scored 14 points in an emotional return to Charlotte Thursday as the Celtics notched their sixth straight NBA...

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