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After Jordan, Lebanon repeals ‘marry the rapist’ law

BEIRUT: Lebanon’s Parliament has abolished a controversial article that allowed rapists to escape prison by marrying their victims.Wednesday’s move by the legislature follows years of campaigning against articles dealing with violence against women. The law had been in place since ...

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Trump disbands business councils after bosses resign

President Trump has said he is scrapping two business councils after more bosses quit over his handling of violent clashes in Virginia. Mr Trump said: “Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy ...

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Afghan police discover mass graves after village attack

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Afghan police have discovered mass grave containing the bodies of at least 36 victims of a recent militant attack on a village, officials said on Wednesday. One grave in the northern province of Sar-e Pul held ...

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Air Berlin flies for insolvency after Etihad withdraws support

BERLIN: Air Berlin, Germany’s second-largest airline, filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday after key shareholder Etihad Airways withdrew funding follow- ing years of losses, leaving valu- able runway slots up for grabs.The move offers Lufthansa and rivals a chance to ...

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Chinese teen Internet addict dies after rehab

BEIJING: A Chinese teen has died after spending less than 48 hours at a center that treats Internet addicts, shining a spotlight on the controversial facilities that seek to unlatch people from their screens.The first country to declare Internet addiction ...

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C.E.O.s React After Trump Attacks Merck Chief

Kenneth C. Frazier, chief executive of Merck, the pharmaceuticals company, on Monday resigned from President Trump’s American Manufacturing Council after the president failed to directly condemn the white nationalist protesters at the center of violent protests in Charlottesville, Va., over ...

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Iran eyes more funds for missiles, Guards after US sanctions

DUBAI: Iran’s parliament gave initial approval on Sunday to a bill to boost spending on Tehran’s missile program and the elite Revolutionary Guards in retaliation for new sanctions imposed by the United States.Lawmakers overwhelmingly approved the outlines of the bill ...

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