Angela Merkel calls for burqa ban in Germany

Berlin: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for a burqa ban in Germany while making her pitch for a fourth term as Chancellor, local media reported on Tuesday. Merkel also said the refugee crisis “must never be repeated” Addressing her conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party in the western city of Essen, Merkel said she More...

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By Agencies On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
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Saudi court sentences 15 to death for spying for Iran

Riyadh: A Saudi court on Tuesday sentenced 15 persons to death on charges of spying for Iran, media reported. Some of the convicts were occupying high posts in economic, financial and academic sectors The convicts More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
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Hollande names Bernard Cazeneuve as new French PM

Paris: French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday appointed incumbent Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve as the new Prime Minister to replace Manuel Valls, as the latter has decided to quit the job, authorities More...

By Agencies On Monday, December 5th, 2016
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Arrest warrant issued for female IS sympathiser

Milan: Police have issued an arrest warrant for an Albanian Islamic State sympathiser who went to Syria with her six-year-old son and allegedly enrolled him in jihadist training camps there. My son must become a More...

By Agencies On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
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Plane with 16 policemen aboard crashes in Indonesia

Jakarta: A plane with 16 police personnel on board crashed in the waters off Batam island in western Indonesia on Saturday, rescuers said. Wreckage of the aircraft was found at around 12.20 pm in the waters off More...

By Agencies On Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
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24 killed in Iraq’s Mosul in IS attack

Baghdad: At least 24 people were killed in an attack by the Islamic State militant group in the Iraqi city of Mosul on Saturday. IS terrorists launched an attack using two car bombs on Kanaos village The news comes More...

By Agencies On Friday, December 2nd, 2016
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Police quiz Netanyahu’s wife over misusing public money

Jerusalem: Israeli police on Friday said Sara Netanyahu, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, was interrogated for 11 hours on suspicion of misusing public money. Prime Minister’s Office, however, More...

By Agencies On Friday, December 2nd, 2016
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Trump warns US firms outsourcing jobs abroad

Washington: US President-elect Donald Trump has warned that US companies would face “consequences” for outsourcing jobs abroad, as he touted his early success in persuading an air conditioner maker to More...

By Agencies On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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Chat with Trump won’t save Sharif from Panama case: Imran Khan

Islamabad: Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Thursday said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s conversation with US President-elect Donald Trump cannot “save him” from the Panama Papers scandal. Chat More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
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Michelle will never run for White House: Obama

Washington: Outgoing US President Barack Obama has said that his wife and the current First Lady Michelle Obama will never run for the White House, despite a growing chant. You can see the incredible resonance she More...