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Ankara says US court case ‘plot against Turkey’

Related Articles ANKARA: The Turkish government on Monday described a court case in the US that has aroused the ire of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as a plot against Turkey, saying the suspects were being held like hostages.Reza Zarrab, a ...

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Libya slave auctions may be crime against humanity: UN chief

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Monday he was horrified by video footage showing migrants sold as slaves in Libya and that these auctions should be investigated as possible crimes against humanity.US television network CNN aired the footage last ...

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After Huge Truck Bombings, U.S. Steps Up Attacks Against Somali Militants

WASHINGTON — The United States has sharply increased attacks against Qaeda-backed Shabab militants in Somalia in recent days, conducting a flurry of airstrikes in the wake of the country’s deadliest terrorist assault last month and President Trump’s approval of new ...

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Arab states stand united against ‘unacceptable Iranian aggression’

Related Articles CAIRO: Arab states stood united on Sunday against Iranian aggression in the region, and Saudi Arabia warned that it would not stand idly by in the face of threats to its national security. “We are obliged today to ...

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Saudi Arabia and Arab allies push for unity against Iran, Hezbollah meddling

CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia and other Arab foreign ministers criticized Iran and its Lebanese Shi‘ite ally Hezbollah at an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday, calling for a united front to counter Iranian interference. Regional tensions have risen in ...

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‘Revolt’ in France Against Sexual Harassment Hits Cultural Resistance

PARIS — In the icy winter of 1905, many of the women who hand-painted the world-famous Limoges vases and figurines went on strike in France — not because they were poorly paid or toiled long hours, but because they were ...

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‘Mugabe Must Go’: Thousands in Zimbabwe Rally Against Leader

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Tens of thousands of Zimbabweans gathered in the capital on Saturday, hooting and whistling as they called for President Robert Mugabe to give up power, days after a military takeover placed him under house arrest. The rally, ...

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Angelina Jolie condemns sexual violence against Rohingya women

DHAKA: Film star Angelina Jolie has condemned sexual violence inflicted on Rohingya women in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, where a military counter-insurgency operation has sent hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees across the border to Bangladesh.More than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims ...

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Old Vic has 20 complaints against Spacey

The Old Vic theatre said it has received 20 personal testimonies of alleged inappropriate behaviour by Kevin Spacey during his 11-year tenure as artistic director. Those affected said they “felt unable to raise concerns” adding he “operated without sufficient accountability”. ...

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3,000 form chain of light against far right in Austrian government

VIENNA (Reuters) – At least 3,000 people formed a chain of light in Vienna on Wednesday to protest against the formation of a government that includes the far-right Freedom Party. Demonstrators hold candles in a protest demanding no government participation ...

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