Archive of November 2013

20 dead in aerial bombardment on Syria

BEIRUT: At least 20 people, including seven women and a child, were killed in an aerial bombardment on Saturday of Al-Bab in Syria's Aleppo province,...

Aid workers in Afghanistan increasingly under threat: UN

KABUL: Aid workers in Afghanistan are increasingly under threat, the United Nations said on Saturday, calling it a worrying trend as most US-led troops prepare...

South Africans call online for Zuma ouster after report on spending

JOHANNESBURG: Thousands of South Africans on Saturday called online for the impeachment of President Jacob Zuma, after a newspaper revealed a government document detailing the...

ACWA-led consortium to finance, build Saudi Rabigh 2 power plant

KHOBAR: A consortium led by ACWA Power International has entered into a power purchase agreement with Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) to finance, build and operate...

Bavarian Finance Minister blasts ECB's low rate policy

BERLIN: The finance minister for the southern German state of Bavaria attacked the European Central Bank's low interest rate policy on Saturday, saying it threatened...

Mozambique Airlines plane crashes in Namibia, killing 33

WINDHOEK: A Mozambique Airlines plane en route to Angola crashed in a game park in northeast Namibia, killing all 33 people on board, Namibian police...

One killed, at least 10 wounded in Thai violence

BANGKOK: One person was killed and at least 10 were wounded after violence flared near a Bangkok sports stadium hosting a rally by thousands of...

Close
Close