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Asians stuck in Saudi after Qatari bosses ordered out

DOHA: Asian migrants working as domestic staff and farmers are stranded in Saudi Arabia – potentially illegally – after their Qatari bosses were ordered out of the kingdom, a rights ... Read More »

Samsung to invest US$380m, add almost 1,000 jobs in US

NEW YORK: Samsung plans to invest US$380 million and hire nearly 1,000 workers for a new plant in South Carolina to manufacture home appliances, the company announced Wednesday. Samsung Electronics ... Read More »

FedEx says operations at TNT Express disrupted after virus attack

(Reuters) – Package delivery company FedEx Corp said on Wednesday operations in its TNT Express unit were disrupted after its information systems were hit by a virus attack. FedEx, however, ... Read More »

6.8-magnitude quake hits Guatemala, second in eight days: USGS

GUATEMALA CITY: A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit near Guatemala’s coast Thursday, injuring four people and damaging homes and roads, officials said, just eight days after another strong tremor killed five ... Read More »

Meet the dancing girls of India’s ‘folk opera’

Nautanki is one of India’s oldest folk theatres, and it’s hugely popular in small towns and rural areas. Photographer Udit Kulshreshtha explains how this art form is surviving in the ... Read More »

More than 5 mln children need urgent humanitarian aid in Iraq –UNICEF

BAGHDAD: More than 5 million children are in urgent need of aid in Iraq, the United Nations said on Thursday, describing the war on Islamic State as “one of the ... Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy weakens slightly ahead of U.S. Gulf Coast landfall

Tropical Storm Cindy churned slowly on Wednesday across the Gulf of Mexico toward an expected landing on the Texas-Louisiana border, after claiming the life of a vacationing child and threatening ... Read More »

Deadly Portugal fire extinguished, others still blazing

AVELAR, Portugal (Reuters) – Firefighters extinguished the deadliest forest fire in Portugal’s recent history on Wednesday, though blazes persisted in nearby central and other areas of the country. The main ... Read More »

Leipzig, Salzburg both cleared to compete in the Champions League

ZURICH (Reuters) – Bundesliga runners-up RB Leipzig and Austrian champions Salzburg can both play in the Champions League next season after UEFA said it was satisfied that energy drinks manufacturer ... Read More »

Real president Perez ‘not contemplating’ Ronaldo departure

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo has not spoken to Real Madrid officials about a transfer away from Spain and he is not expected to leave the European champions during the ... Read More »

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