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WHO declares Ebola outbreak over as Liberia gets all-clear

WHO declares Ebola outbreak over as Liberia gets all-clear

AFP, MONROVIA: The world breathed a sigh of relief Thursday as a two-year Ebola epidemic that killed 11,000 and triggered a global health alert was declared…

US high court weighs compensation for past Iranian attacks

AFP, WASHINGTON: The US Supreme Court on Wednesday waded into a sensitive case over whether the families of victims of attacks blamed on Iran should finally receive $1.75 billion in compensation from frozen Iranian funds. The survivors and representatives of more than 1,000 Americans victims of terrorism…

Al-Jazeera pulls plug on struggling US news channel

AFP, WASHINGTON: Cable channel Al-Jazeera America, launched with great fanfare in 2013 by the global Qatar-based media group, will be shut down April 30, the company said Wednesday. The move comes after an investment of hundreds of millions of dollars in the channel failed to attract more than a minuscule…

10 Yemeni ex-Guantanamo inmates arrive in Oman

AFP, MUSCAT:  Ten Yemeni former inmates at the US detention centre in Guantanamo Bay arrived in Oman Thursday for a “temporary stay” as Washington moves to close the notorious prison, Muscat’s foreign ministry said. Oman has received the men “in response to a request by…
1,500-year-old wooden foot found

1,500-year-old wooden foot found

AFP, VIENNA: Archeologists in Austria said Thursday they had found what they believe to be Europe’s oldest prosthetic implant in the shape of a…

French jets strike IS centre in Iraq

AFP, PARIS: French warplanes bombed an Islamic State communications hub near Mosul in northern Iraq overnight, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Thursday. “Last night we bombed a Daesh telecommunications centre, a propaganda centre, near Mosul,” Le Drian told BFMTV, using an Arabic…

Protests in Kashmir after young man’s body is found

AP, Srinagar: Police fired warning shots and tear gas Thursday to quell hundreds of protesters shouting anti-India slogans after the body of a young man with his throat slit was found near his home in the main city in the Indian portion of Kashmir. The protesters accuse the Indian army of torturing…

PKK bombing kills seven in Turkey

AFP, CINAR, Turkey: Seven people were killed, including three children, and 39 wounded Thursday in a car bomb attack blamed on Kurdish militants that ripped through a police station and an adjacent housing complex for officers’ families in southeastern Turkey. Two civilians were killed in the…
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