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TEHERAN Iran will press on with its missile programme ‘with full force’ based on national security needs, a foreign ministry spokesman was quoted as saying...

LONDON It was third time lucky for American Serena Williams as she finally matched Steffi Graf’s professional era record of 22 grand slam singles titles...

KARACHI Famed philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi, who set up one of Pakistan’s biggest welfare organisations and was revered as a “living saint” by many in...

KEFLAVIK (Iceland) Marco Streng is a miner, though he does not carry a pick around his base in south-western Iceland. Instead, he keeps tens...

LONDON Theresa May, the favourite to become Britain’s next prime minister, on Sunday vowed to push for an EU trade deal that limits immigration. The shock...

DHAKA Bangladeshi police are trying to confirm the names of militants who attacked a Dhaka restaurant, killing 20 people, checking whether the identification of some...

KUWAIT CITY Kuwaiti security authorities have broken up three Daish cells plotting “terror” attacks in the Gulf state, the interior ministry said on Monday. Five Kuwaiti...

ANKARA/MOSCOW Turkey said on Monday it wanted to cooperate with Moscow in combating Daish in Syria but denied having suggested it might allow Russia to...

BAGHDAD A suicide car bombing claimed by Daish that ripped through a busy Baghdad shopping district on Sunday killed at least 119 people, security officials...

DUBAI The UAE has urged  men to avoid wearing the white robes, headscarf and headband of the national dress when travelling abroad, after a businessman...