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 2017-10-21 23:44 

Gulf Times

Bayern edge past Hamburg, go level with Dortmund... +

Corentin Tolisso got the winner as defending Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich squeezed past 10-man Hamburg 1-0 to draw level with Borussia Dortmund at the top of the table yesterday....

 2017-10-21 23:44 

Gulf Times

Charity urges solution to Rohingya crisis... +

Save the Children International chief executive officer yesterday said the international community, the United Nations and the UN Security Council must continue giving attention to the Rohingya crisis, even in the coming weeks and months to find a solutio...

 2017-10-21 23:43 

Gulf Times

Glencore stake swap cements relationship with Russia's Rusal... +

Glencore Plc's decision to reshuffle its Russian aluminium investment is cementing a relationship with an old companion that underpins its position as the world's top trader of the metal....

 2017-10-21 23:43 

Gulf Times

Lanka will continue to work with UN: minister... +

Sri Lanka will continue to work with the United Nations (UN) and other institutions by aligning the government's policy strategy with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets to be achieved by 2030, Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala ...

 2017-10-21 23:43 

Gulf Times

Bowel disease to become more common... +

With increased industrialisation, countries in the developing world will have to grapple with rising cases of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), scientists have warned....

 2017-10-21 23:42 

Gulf Times

Leftist pact a threat to democracy: Nepal PM... +

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the broader leftist electoral alliance and unification after the elections would be a threat to democracy in Nepal.Deuba said safeguarding democracy is the main challenge of the hour referring to the leftist...

 2017-10-21 23:41 

Gulf Times

Neymar a mentor for Mbappe at PSG, says Marquinhos... +

Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar will be crucial to the development of fellow new recruit Kylian Mbappe, the club's vice-captain Marquinhos has told AFP....

 2017-10-21 23:41 

Gulf Times

Intermittent rains cripple life across Bangladesh... +

Incessant rains across Bangladesh since Thursday night, triggered by depression in the Bay of Bengal, have brought life to a standstill in the capital Dhaka and most parts of the country....

 2017-10-21 23:40 

Gulf Times

Gold ETFs diverge as Europeans seek 'catastrophe insurance'... +

A regional divide is brewing in gold-backed funds. US investors are fleeing exchange-traded funds backed by the metal, while their European counterparts are stepping up purchases....

 2017-10-21 23:40 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Zarif leaves for S. Africa... +

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif late on Saturday started his African tour which will take him first to Pretoria in South Africa and later to Uganda and Niger....

 2017-10-21 23:39 

Gulf Times

Facebook, Google aided anti-refugee campaign... +

In the final weeks of the 2016 election campaign, voters in swing states including Nevada and North Carolina saw advertisements appear in their Facebook feeds and on Google websites touting a pair of controversial faux-tourism videos, showing France and G...

 2017-10-21 23:37 

Times of Israel

New Czech leader rules out coalition with far-right party... +

Andrej Babis says he does not want to talk to anti-Islam Freedom and Direct Democracy party, which surged to fourth place in Saturday's electionAndrej Babis says he does not want to talk to anti-Islam Freedom and Direct Democracy party, which surged t...

 2017-10-21 23:25 

Gulf Times

Venus at number one? Could happen at WTA Finals... +

A supremely unpredictable women's tennis season will culminate in fitting style at the elite WTA Finals, where seven out of eight players can win the trophy and also be crowned year-end world number one....

 2017-10-21 23:25 

Gulf Times

Impeachment charges to be filed against Morales next month... +

An impeachment complaint will be filed before the House of Representatives against Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales next month, according to lawyer Manuelito Luna....

 2017-10-21 23:25 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Iran's Sisangan Forest Park, Vivid, Dynamic... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - located along the Noshahr-Nour Road in the northern province of Mazandaran was established in 1965 through untiring efforts of Saeed Ashtiani....

 2017-10-21 23:24 

Gulf Times

Vegetable prices shoot up... +

A vendor arranges vegetables at a market in Hyderabad yesterday. Unseasonal rains have led to a sharp rise in prices of vegetables across India....

 2017-10-21 23:23 

Gulf Times

Duterte offers to shoot criminals... +

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has offered to shoot criminals himself, while warning he may bring police back to the frontlines of his deadly war on drugs....

 2017-10-21 23:23 

Gulf Times

India's Srikanth enters Denmark Open final... +

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth will have the chance to win his third Superseries title of the season as he entered the final of the Denmark Open yesterday....

 2017-10-21 23:23 

Gulf Times

Two days after Diwali, air quality 'very poor' in Delhi... +

A ban on the sale of firecrackers does not appear to have done much good to the national capital, as the air quality data released yesterday showed pollutant and particulate matter levels similar to the post-Diwali period last year....

 2017-10-21 23:22 

Gulf Times

383 police personnel killed in last one year: IB... +

At least 385 police personnel from different states, central paramilitary forces and central police organisations were killed this year, Intelligence Bureau (IB) director Rajiv Jain said yesterday....

 2017-10-21 23:22 

Gulf Times

Fighting in southern city 'may end soon'... +

The Philippines is preparing to declare the end of fighting in a southern city seized for five months by pro-Islamic State rebels, a top military commander said yesterday, as troops continued a phased withdrawal from the devastated lakeside city....

 2017-10-21 23:21 

Gulf Times

India beat Pakistan 4-0 to enter Asia Cup hockey final... +

India entered the final of the Asia Cup hockey championship after a thumping 4-0 win over arch-foes Pakistan in their final second-round clash yesterday....

 2017-10-21 23:21 

Gulf Times

Sky stunts... +

The Indian Air Force's Sarang helicopter display team flies HAL Dhruv aircraft during an event to mark the 85th anniversary of the IAF at Bamhrauli Air Force Station in Allahabad yesterday....

 2017-10-21 23:18 

Haaretz Daily

West Bank could hold another 1-2 million Jewish settlers, former Israeli defense chief says... +

Moshe Ya'alon says Israel's differences with the Palestinians are unbridgeable: 'The illusion of peace has now evaporated'...

 2017-10-21 23:16 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Ryabkov, Schmid call for int'l efforts to maintain JCPOA... +

Moscow, Oct 21, IRNA Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov and EU Deputy Foreign Policy Chief Helga Schmid underlined the need for international efforts to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal....

 2017-10-21 23:15 

Gulf Times

Spain to sack Catalan govt and stage a vote... +

Spain has announced that it will move to dismiss Catalonia's separatist government and call fresh elections in the semi-autonomous region in a bid to stop its leaders from declaring independence....

 2017-10-21 23:11 

Gulf Times

James delivers as Cavaliers breeze past Bucks 116-97... +

LeBron James has picked up right where he left off last season, scoring 24 points and dishing out eight assists on Friday as the Cleveland Cavaliers cruised past the Milwaukee Bucks 116-97....

 2017-10-21 23:09 

Gulf Times

Challenge to Grace Mugabe's diamond ring claim... +

A Belgium-based businessman has challenged Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe's accusation that he duped her of a $1.35mn diamond ring and asked her to provide the court with evidence to back her lawsuit....

 2017-10-21 23:09 

IRNA

[ Iran ]

Iraq condemns pre-planned attack on Iran's consulate in Erbil... +

Baghdad, Oct 21, IRNA Iraq's Foreign Ministry in a statement on Saturday denounced pre-planned onslaught on Iran's consulate in Erbil and disrespecting flag of a friendly country as well as posing threats to the lives the mission's staff....

 2017-10-21 23:06 

Gulf Times

WHO urged to reverse Mugabe appointment... +

The World Health Organisation (WHO) should overturn its decision to appoint Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador, global health leaders said yesterday, describing the move as unjustifiable and wrong....

 2017-10-21 23:02 

Gulf Times

Astros stay alive with 7-1 win over Yankees... +

The Houston Astros kept their hopes of a World Series berth alive Friday, beating the New York Yankees 7-1 to level the American League Championship Series at three games apiece....

 2017-10-21 22:54 

Gulf Times

Evening Standard sorry for editing out singer's braids... +

The London Evening Standard has apologised to Solange Knowles for airbrushing her crown of braids from an image on the cover of its magazine....

 2017-10-21 22:52 

i24 News

Abe set for fresh term as Japan votes under N. Korea threats... +

Analysts say a low turnout is more likely to benefit Abe, whose conservative voters are more determined...

 2017-10-21 22:51 

Gulf Times

Australia shock All Blacks in Brisbane thriller... +

Australia withstood a furious late charge to upset New Zealand 23-18 in a pulsating Bledisloe Cup match yesterday, piercing a fresh hole in the world champions' aura of invincibility....

 2017-10-21 22:50 

Gulf Times

Thomas battles back in Korea, shares lead... +

Justin Thomas refused to be thrown off his game by a double bogey midway through the third round of the $9.25mn CJ Cup in South Korea yesterday, carding a battling 70 to set the pace with Scott Brown at the Nine Bridges course on Jeju island....

 2017-10-21 22:48 

Times of Israel

After Raqqa falls, Trump says defeat of IS 'in sight'... +

US president sees capture of terror group stronghold as 'critical breakthrough' in global fight, leaves fate of Assad unmentionedUS president sees capture of terror group stronghold as 'critical breakthrough' in global fight, leaves fate o...

 2017-10-21 22:48 

Gulf Times

Thailand rehearses lavish $90mn funeral for late king... +

Drums and a band played as officials in black tops and ancient costumes rehearsed yesterday for the funeral procession of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, whose cremation this week is expected to be attended by a quarter of a million mourners....

 2017-10-21 22:46 

Gulf Times

Abe in pole position as campaigning wraps up... +

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe yesterday vowed to step up pressure on North Korea to protect the Japanese people as he wrapped up an election campaign dominated by threats from Pyongyang....

 2017-10-21 22:44 

Gulf Times

14 people feared dead in Malaysia landslide... +

Three foreign workers were killed and 11 others were missing yesterday after a landslide at a construction site on the popular Malaysian tourist island of Penang, officials said. Huge mounds of earth slipped off a hillside in the morning and buried the me...

 2017-10-21 22:37 

Haaretz Daily

Israel arrests Palestinian because Facebook translated 'good morning' to 'attack them'... +

No Arabic-speaking police officer read the post before arresting the man, who works at a construction site in a West Bank settlement...

 2017-10-21 22:29 

Kuwait News Agency

Turkey warns of handing over Syria's Raqqa to PYD... +
 2017-10-21 22:29 

Kuwait News Agency

Yemen says Iranian interference promotes chaos... +
 2017-10-21 22:22 

Haaretz Daily

U.S. sees opportunity in Palestinian reconciliation led by Egypt, White House official says... +
 2017-10-21 22:12 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Singer Mordechai Ben David visits Rabbi Berland... +

American singer visits Rabbi Berland's study hall....

 2017-10-21 22:11 

Arutz Sheva

[ Israel National News ]

Singer Mordechai Ben David visits Rabbi Berland... +
 2017-10-21 22:09 

JPost.com

Former US President Jimmy Carter says would travel to North Korea... +
 2017-10-21 22:06 

Ynetnews

Public college lectures to strike on 1st day of academic year, affecting 55,000 students... +

Some 2,000 lecturers from the senior staff of 17 public colleges protest the conditions of their employment and will not start the school year Sunday morning. The strike will affect some 55,000 students. Lecturer at Safed Academic College recounts "de...

 2017-10-21 22:01 

Press TV

Iran in complete compliance of JCPOA: Russian deputy FM... +

Russia says it has no doubt that Iran is in complete compliance to all aspects of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action....

 2017-10-21 22:01 

Times of Israel

Israeli boy, 12, injured in rock attack at Hebron spring... +

Video appears to show Palestinian assailant throw stone into well where children were sitting, knocking boy unconsciousVideo appears to show Palestinian assailant throw stone into well where children were sitting, knocking boy unconscious...

 2017-10-21 21:58 

Tasnim News Agency

[ Iran ]

Final Victory Belongs to Palestinian Nation: Iran's Velayati... +

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Ali Akbar Velayati, an international adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said Palestinian peoples resistance against Israel could certainly secure them a final victory against the Zionist regime....

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