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Swansy Afonso & Upmanyu Trivedi

Costly homecoming for Lakshmi Mittal

The legal wrangling landed in the Supreme Court last year, setting precedents for India's two-year-old bankruptcy law.

12 Mar 2019 1:04 AM

Syrian mother living under siege is Marvel’s latest superhero

Besieged by the Syrian government for two years, the city of Madaya has had little contact with the outside world — barely reachable by aid convoys, let alone video journalists.

10 Oct 2016 4:47 AM

Racial tensions in US flare up, scores held in protests

The police arrested scores of people in demonstrations overnight between Saturday and Sunday in several US cities, as racial tensions simmer over the killing of black men by the police.

11 Jul 2016 6:41 AM

Mourners bid farewell to Elie Wiesel in New York

Family and friends embrace each other during a private service for the late Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel at the Fifth Avenue Synagogue in New York on Sunday. (Photo: AFP)

05 Jul 2016 3:08 AM

Bill Cosby to stand trial for sex assault

Bill Cosby smiles as he leaves the Montgomery county courthouse after a preliminary hearing in Norristown, Pennsylvania. (Photo: AP)

26 May 2016 5:13 AM


Facebook denies anti-conservative bias, censorship

Facebook on Tuesday denied allegations that it scrubs its site of news articles by and about political conservatives, amid outrage over the claims.

12 May 2016 6:47 AM

Yuri Milner, Stephen Hawking unveil plan to reach the stars

Renowned cosmologist Stephen Hawking attends a press conference at One World Observatory in New York on Tuesday to announce a new breakthrough initiative focusing on space exploration and the search for life in the universe. (Photo: AFP)

14 Apr 2016 6:21 AM

Turning New York City’s trash into treasure

Items are displayed as part of former New York sanitation worker Nelson Molina’s “Treasure in the Trash” gallery in New York. — AFP

14 Mar 2016 2:28 AM

Bill Cosby fails to get court relief

A US judge paved the way on Wednesday for disgraced TV legend Bill Cosby to stand trial for the first time on a criminal sexual assault charge, throwing out an attempt by his lawyers to dismiss the ca

05 Feb 2016 5:03 AM

Athletes have new platform to reach fans

Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers waves to the crowd after a game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. — AFP

05 Dec 2015 6:10 AM


‘Rocky effect put Philadelphia on world map’

It is a classic slice of pop history: Sylvester Stallone — aka “Rocky” — jogging up the steps of the art museum in Philadelphia.

28 Nov 2015 5:38 AM