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IS claims Istanbul nightclub attack

The militant Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility on Monday for a New Year’s Day mass shooting in a packed Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 people, an attack carried out by a lone gunman who remains at large. The IS-linked Aamaq News Agency said the New Year’s Eve attack was ...

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View from abroad: The plight of Palestinians

JUDGING from the rhetoric emanating from Tel Aviv, Israel is about to unleash Armageddon on all the 14 members of the UN Security Council that supported the recent resolution condemning the Zionist state for its settlement policy. It has stopped its aid programme to Senegal, and told New Zealand that ...

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Putin’s master stroke of non-retaliation

MOSCOW: It was one of the most heavily anticipated diplomatic moves of the year, but when it came down to it, the Obama administration’s decision to expel 35 embassy staff, close two compounds, and impose sanctions on top intelligence chiefs caught Russia off guard. The move was virtually unprecedented in ...

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Trump says he’ll reveal ‘information’ on hacking

NEW YORK: President-elect Donald Trump has suggested that somebody other than Russians hacked the US elections. He said that he had “unrevealed” information about alleged Russian hacking during the presidential election and present new information next week. Speaking briefly to reporters on his way to a New Year’s party in ...

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Chambers voice concern at China’s plan to ‘set up industry along CPEC route’

GUJRAT: The three chambers of commerce and industry of what is termed as “golden industrial triangle” comprising Gujrat, Gujranwala and Sialkot cities, have expressed their grave concern over China’s reported plan of establishing industrial units and warehouses along the route of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The leadership of ...

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BCCI president Anurag Thakur removed from post by Indian Supreme Court

The Indian Supreme Court on Monday removed Anurag Thakur as president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Times of India reported. The court also issued a showcause notice regarding charges of perjury and contempt of court. Thakur has until Jan 19 to reply to the Indian ...

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Manhunt after Istanbul nightclub massacre kills 39

ISTANBUL: Turkish police were on Monday conducting a massive manhunt for a gunman who killed 39 people, mostly foreigners, in a rampage at an upmarket nightclub in Istanbul where revellers were celebrating New Year. After the latest in a string of deadly attacks to hit the country, President Recep Tayyip ...

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Snap! Selfie-seeking tourist bitten by Thai croc

BANGKOK: A French tourist was bitten by a crocodile inside a Thai national park as she tried to get close to the fearsome animal to take a selfie, an official said on Monday. The incident took place on Sunday afternoon in Khao Yai, a popular national park filled with dense ...

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French President Hollande in Iraq to review war on IS

BAGHDAD: French President Francois Hollande arrived in Baghdad on Monday to meet the French forces helping Iraq in the fight against the Islamic State group and to hold talks with top officials. Hollande had already visited in 2014 and remains the most prominent head of state to come to Iraq ...

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Indian army won’t shy away from flexing muscles on border: chief

Newly-appointed Indian army chief Bipin Rawat on Monday said the country’s armed forces aim to maintain peace and stability along the border but would not “shy away from flexing its muscle, if need be”. “The force is to maintain peace and tranquility at the border but it will not shy ...

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