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World

14 Jan
In Peru, a fire scorched Lima's 131-foot Christ of the Pacific statue yesterday. The accident broke out just days ahead of a visit by Pope Francis. The fire left soot marks covering one side of the statue....
14 Jan
Hundreds of Poles in Warsaw protested yesterday against proposals for tighter restrictions on abortion. On Wednesday, the lower house has decided to take up work on a bill that would ban abortions. Earlier,...
14 Jan
An emergency alert was sent mistakenly to Hawaii's residents yesterday warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack. This mistaken alert went out when an employee at the state emergency management agency...
14 Jan
In Austria, protesters have demanded the EU boycott of  far-right members of  new government founded by former Nazis. The demonstrators included students, leftist groups and pensioners. They called for...
12 Jan
"The Shape of Water", a dark fairy tale in which a mute cleaner named Elisa falls in love with an aquatic creature swept the top prizes at the Critics' Choice Awards on Thursday taking the Best...
12 Jan
Women flocked to Le Mall in Jeddah on Thursday to check out the kingdom's first car exhibition aimed at women. It became a few months after Saudi Arabia granted them the right to drive. Pink, orange and...
12 Jan
Spanish driver Carlos Sainz took stage six of the Dakar Rally on Thursday as the race entered Bolivia. Sainz fought off the challenge of race leader and his Peugeot team mate to win the stage by just over four...
12 Jan
Chileans protesting Pope Francis's 2015 appointment of a Roman Catholic bishop accused of protecting an alleged pedophile threaten to cast a shadow over the pontiff's visit to South America next week....
12 Jan
Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists accused of each other ramping up attacks in their conflict on Thursday. It is as the Ukrainians reported that three servicemen killed in the worst fighting of 2018. Apart from...
12 Jan
Protesters thronged the streets of Brazil on Thursday to voice their concern over a hike to the cost of a ticket on the city's public transportation. The cost of a ticket on city public transit increased...

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