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Saudi, UAE, Bahrain to play in Qatar, signalling thaw


November 13, 2019 – 4:12 pm

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have said they will participate in this month’s Gulf Cup football tournament in Qatar, signalling a thaw in their bitter two-year feud.

51 children injured in chemical attack at China kindergarten


November 12, 2019 – 3:58 pm

BEIJING: More than 50 people, mostly children, were injured by a man who broke into a kindergarten in southwest China and sprayed them with corrosive liquid, local authorities said Tuesday.

Iran says oil field found with 53 billion barrels of crude oil


November 10, 2019 – 6:40 pm

TEHRAN: Iran has discovered a new oil field containing 53 billion barrels of crude, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, a find that would increase Iran’s proven reserves by over a third.

Afghan chief executive Abdullah Abdullah wants halt to election recount


November 10, 2019 – 6:37 pm

KABUL: Afghanistan’s Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah called on Sunday for a halt to a recount of the recent presidential election, saying he would not accept “fraud-marked” results.

Eight dead as Cyclone Bulbul smashes into India, Bangladesh coasts


November 10, 2019 – 6:36 pm

KHULNA: Eight people died and more than two million others spent a night huddled in storm shelters as Cyclone Bulbul smashed into the coasts of India and Bangladesh with fierce gales and torrential rains, officials said on Sunday.