Sharjah: Eid al-Fitr is around the corner, and people from all walks of life have already come calling to this market place, tucked away in the heart of Rolla in the emirate of Sharjah.
Queen Elizabeth II officially opened the 20th Commonwealth Games at Celtic Park on Wednesday after a moving and colourful ceremony in front of a 40,000 capacity crowd.
A passenger train rammed into a school bus in southern India on Thursday killing at least 11 children, with fears the death toll could rise further, officials said.
PM Erdoğan says he has 'never made concessions' during the ongoing process to find a solution to the Kurdish problem, addressing the relatives of fallen soldiers
A long-awaited Qatar Foundation report recommends a radical overhaul of the labor recruitment system in Asian labor exporting countries as well as the Gulf state that expects to host the 2022 World Cup.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
The long awaited event has happened. Five developing countries, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, also called BRICS have challenged the IMF and World Bank.
The Malaysian airliner apparently shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine was flying over airspace that a number of other Asian carriers had already abandoned months ago because of security concerns.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
With less than a month to go to the presidential polls, one has every right to evaluate the statements, policies and positions of any contender – on either internal or external issues – through the prism of the upcoming elections
Global AIDS-related deaths and new HIV infections have fallen by over a third in a decade, the United Nations said Wednesday as it voiced hope of wiping out the killer disease.
Archaeological excavations have started in the ancient city of Labranda, located in the western province of Muğla’s Milas
Category: MELİS ALPHAN
Even if we know that the best way to deal with issues is to make fun of them, it is difficult to adapt this to our own lives
A new United Nations report says that the world population is increasingly urban with more than half living in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to increase to 66 percent by 2050
Indian engineers are toiling in the Himalayas to build the world’s highest railway bridge which is expected to be 35 meters taller than the Eiffel Tower when completed
Italian-Swedish diplomat Staffan de Mistura will be the new UN mediator for Syria, taking on the Herculean task of finding a political solution to the devastating civil war
Germany’s University of Cologne is home to a rare Karagöz shadow theater figures collection. Some pieces in the collection date back to 200 years ago
Category: NURAY MERT
After the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) nominated Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as its candidate for the presidential elections, he gave a speech and promised the beginning of “a new epoch” for Turkey.
Category: GWYNNE DYER
“Listen to your caliph and obey him. Support your state, which grows every day,” said Abu Mohamed al-Adnani, announcing the rebirth of the Caliphate in the broad territory between Aleppo in northern Syria and Diyala province in eastern Iraq.
The largest business organization launches a two-phase study on securing and sustaining business in violence-hit Iraq as companies
have started withdrawing from the $12 billion market.
Emergency teams pulled 11 more bodies from the rubble of a collapsed building in southern India overnight
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
After scientists analyzed more than 30 hair samples reportedly left behind by Bigfoot and similar mythical beasts like the Himalayan Yeti, they found all of them came from more mundane creatures like bears, wolves, cows and raccoons
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