Beheading of teacher exposes secular divide in French classrooms

PARIS: Some teachers in France say they censor themselves to avoid confrontation with pupils and parents…

Trump and Biden’s final debate: What to watch for

President Donald Trump and Joe Biden will meet on Thursday for their second and final presidential…

US Election News: Iran summons envoy over ‘baseless’ US election claims | World News

TEHRAN: Iran’s foreign ministry said it summoned the Swiss ambassador on Thursday over “baseless” US allegations…

Putin: Russia-China military alliance can’t be ruled out

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin says there is no need for a Russia-China military alliance now,…

Pramod, Lakshmi Mittal’s brother, declared bankrupt by London high court

LONDON: Pramod Mittal, the younger brother of the world’s richest steel magnate, ArcelorMittal chairman and CEO…

Afghan air strike hits religious school as Taliban mount attacks, officials say

KABUL: An Afghan military air strike targeting Taliban fighters killed at least 12 people, including children,…

US Covid-19 single-day deaths top 1,200 for first time since August

CHICAGO: The number of coronavirus deaths reported in the United States on Wednesday reached its highest…

Saad al-Hariri named as Lebanon’s new prime minister

BEIRUT: Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun designated Sunni Muslim politician Saad al-Hariri as prime minister on Thursday…

Unfur-gettable: Puppy with green fur born in Sardinia

ROME: Italian farmer Cristian Mallocci could not believe his eyes when Spelacchia, one of his eight…

Bangladeshi court issues death warrant against 1971 war crimes convict

DHAKA: A special Bangladeshi tribunal on Thursday issued a death warrant for executing an opposition party…