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Pope silent on claim he ignored abuse

Pope Francis has declined to comment on a claim that he ignored sexual abuse allegations against a senior clergyman amid speculation conservative elements in...

Philippines braces for most powerful typhoon this year

MANILA: The most powerful typhoon to threaten the Philippines this year roared toward the country’s north on Wednesday, prompting officials to order precautionary evacuations...

Pope Francis arrives in Ireland

Pope Francis touched down in Dublin on Saturday for a historic two-day visit to Ireland, where the Catholic Church is battling to regain trust...

New York overtakes London as world’s top financial centre: survey

New York has overtaken London as the world´s most attractive financial centre, a survey said on Wednesday, as Britain´s decision to leave the European...

US to review Chinese debt before decision on Pakistan’s loan request

WASHINGTON: The US (United States) said that it will examine closely Pakistan request for a loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), adding that...

Ex-Trump aide Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in prison over Russia...

WASHINGTON: George Papadopoulos, a former aide to then-Republican candidate Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, was sentenced on Friday to 14 days in prison after pleading...

Sri Lankan great Sangakkara says has no ‘ambitions’ to be next...

Sri Lanka's batting legend Kumar Sangakkara Monday said he had no intention of making a foray into politics after local media reported he was...

Hajj 2018 in pictures

More than two million pilgrims from around the world started arriving at Mount Arafat to perform the main ritual of Hajj on Monday.   Pilgrims arrived...

Jack Ma: English teacher turned internet tycoon

BEIJING: Jack Ma was a cash-strapped Chinese entrepreneur and former English teacher when he convinced friends to give him $60,000 to start a Chinese...

World reacts to Senator McCain’s death

KARACHI/WASHINGTON: Condolences poured in from around the world for famed US Senator John McCain of Arizona, who died Saturday at age 81, of glioblastoma...
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