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Deepest Oil Cuts in World’s Top Market Didn’t Need OPEC Deal

Malaysia and Brunei are doing their bit for the global pact to rebalance oil markets, but the biggest production cuts in Asia are coming...

Who was behind Cairo church bombing?

CAIRO — Egyptian officials said today they have arrested four suspects and identified a man they believe to be the suicide bomber responsible for...

Syrian Government Moves Closer to Completely Controlling Aleppo

BEIRUT, Lebanon — The siege in Aleppo is almost over. Advances by Syrian government forces and their allies have squeezed the fighters and civilians...

CII decries naming QAU physics centre after Dr Abdus Salam

Chairing the last session as the head of Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Thursday, Maulana Mohammad Khan Sherani decried the proposal to rename...

Amitabh Bachchan’s 15 Best Films of All Time

Amitabh Bachchan is by far the most popular actor in the world. The 74-year-old is Bollywood’s biggest star, appearing in more than 200 films...

Russia Says Aleppo Combat Has Ceased; Residents Disagree

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Russian officials said Thursday that the Syrian Army had stopped combat operations in the divided city of Aleppo in order to...

Iran Races to Clinch Oil Deals Before Donald Trump Takes Office

TEHRAN — President Hassan Rouhani of Iran is racing to sign as many oil deals with Western companies as he can before hard-liners at home...

South Korean Lawmakers Begin Presidential Impeachment Vote

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean lawmakers began an impeachment vote Friday against President Park Geun-hye. Success is widely expected amid a corruption scandal...

‘They Are Slaughtering Us Like Animals’

Inside President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal antidrug campaign in the Philippines, our photojournalist documented 57 homicide victims over 35 days. YOU HEAR A MURDER SCENE before...

Erdogan’s money troubles

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s call for citizens to convert their dollars to prop up the sagging Turkish lira continues to elicit colorful responses. Barbers...

The year Saudi Arabia wants to forget

Saudi Arabia had a bad 2016. Only in the second year of King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud's rule, the kingdom faced low oil...

Triple talaq unconstitutional, violates rights of Muslim women: Allahabad HC

The Allahabad High Court said, "Triple talaq is unconstitutional, it violates the rights of Muslim women. No personal law board is above the Constitution." The...

Nation mourns tragic crash of PIA’s flight PK-661 enroute to Islamabad,...

The nation is in a state of mourning after the yesterday evening’s tragic crash of a PIA airliner near Havelian which was on the...

Saudis Bankroll Taliban, Even as King Officially Supports Afghan Government

KABUL, Afghanistan — Fifteen years, half a trillion dollars and 150,000 lives since going to war, the United States is trying to extricate itself...

Benazir Bhutto Leadership Program at Harvard: Who is putting the bill?

Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, at Harvard University, in Massachusetts United States, has joined with ClassACT co-sponsors to launch Benazir Bhutto Leadership Program at...

Saudi-Egypt crisis leaves Israel concerned

Mountains of words have been written about the wonders of the “Sunni axis” of pragmatic Arab states, each of which maintains an “extramarital affair” — that is, low-profile...

Official Website for CPEC Launched!

Pakistan-China Economic Corridor (CPEC) has achieved massive hype in recent months and for all good reasons. It is being billed as a project that...

Rouhani: Do you think we’ll let Trump rip up nuclear deal?

In December 1953, less than four months after the Anglo-American-instigated coup to topple Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh, students at Tehran University went on...

Why Erdogan wears the ‘dictator’ label with pride

One of the most popular words used to describe Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan these days is "dictator." That really doesn't come as much...

Will Israel expand settlement to Jerusalem border?

The court-ordered evacuation of the illegal Amona outpost in the West Bank (scheduled for Dec. 25 at the latest), and the proposed outpost Regularization...

India and Afghanistan declaring an “Air Cargo Service” over Pakistan: Realistic...

Pakistani government officials and analysts have dismissed Narendra Modi's announcement of "Air Cargo Service" as yet another political gimmick. The potential decision to create...

Kashmir: Yaseen Malik arrested to prevent a rally towards Lal-Chowk

Kashmiri leader, Yaseen Malik, was arrested while he was trying to lead a rally from Dastgeer Sahib, Sariabala, Srinagar, after the Zuhr prayers to...

Will Ivanka Trump Be the Most Powerful First Daughter in History?

Ivanka Trump is about to become the most influential first daughter since Alice Roosevelt Longworth. But can she do so without damaging her own...

Business Since Birth: Trump’s Children and the Tangle That Awaits

When Donald J. Trump hosted a foreign leader for the first time as president-elect, the guest list included a curious entry: Mr. Trump’s daughter...

Italy’s Premier, Matteo Renzi, Says He’ll Resign After Reform Rejected

ROME — Italy plunged into political and economic uncertainty early Monday as Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said he would resign after voters decisively rejected...

Army Blocks Drilling of Dakota Access Oil Pipeline

CANNON BALL, N.D. — The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a major victory on Sunday in its battle to block an oil pipeline being...

Tribute to my hero: Fidel Castro of Cuba

“I will be 90 years soon. Soon I will be like others. The time will come for all of us,” Fidel Castro, April 19,...

These Are the Most Instagrammed Cities Around the World

New York, the city that never sleeps, also apparently never stops snapping and posting pictures—at least according to Instagram. The Big Apple steals the...

Found at an Islamic State training camp: bunk beds, weapons manuals,...

MOSUL, Iraq — The bunk beds that fill the rooms sleep more than 80 Islamic State recruits. On the walls, posters detail the components of...

The 25 hottest TV shows around the world right now

There may finally be a way to rank TV shows across all platforms. Parrot Analytics has developed a tool to measure demand for shows,...

Obama’s dirty secret: the fossil fuel projects the US littered around...

Through the Export-Import Bank, the Obama administration has spent nearly $34bn on dirty energy plants in countries from India to Australia to South Africa. Seemingly...

How to Say ‘Cheers’ Around the World

When traveling to a different country, the first thing many people want to do is grab a drink. That's why you'll want to know...

Why November Was a Massive Month for Markets Around the World

Last month changes everything. It's been a roller coaster. November marked one of the most decisive shifts for global financial markets in recent years, with a...

Instant coffee gaining popularity around the world

In Asian and Middle Eastern countries, there has been a major spike in the instant coffee market. According to Euromonitor, the instant coffee market...

Trump breaks US policy stance with direct Taiwan call

US President-elect Donald Trump has spoken directly with the president of Taiwan - breaking with US policy set in 1979 when formal relations were...

Iceland’s Pirate party invited to form government

Anti-establishment group receives mandate for power-sharing pact after talks to build five-party coalition fail. Iceland’s president has invited the anti-establishment Pirate party to form a...

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