Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache addresses the media in Vienna on Saturday. Reuters
The creator of a photo exhibit of Holocaust survivors in Austria expressed dismay Tuesday that his portraits were slashed and daubed with swastikas in three attacks this month, but said the vandalism serves to emphasize why the show is important.
Former Pakistani prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday became the latest opposition figure to be targeted under the government of his successor Imran Khan.
Sudan's ex-president Omar Al Bashir was charged with corruption-related offences on Sunday, as he appeared in public for the first time since he was overthrown in April.
A Seoul university professor forced students to write her daughter’s thesis to gain entry to an elite dental school, a government report revealed on Tuesday, the latest scandal to hit South Korea’s hyper-competitive education system.
The manuscripts included the journey of Ibn Battuta, the Arabic lexicon of Jacobus Julius, a Dutch orientalist from the seventeenth century, the Beginning of the World Creation by Muhammad Bin Abdullah Al Kisa’I, 30 Arabic books in medicine and philosophy as well as a group of correspondences in Portuguese.
Oman's initiative, effective from September, grants foreign investors and retirees the right to reside for long periods in the sultanate, the ministry added.
Heavy rain was witnessed in several areas of the UAE on Wednesday, bringing down the temperature by a few notches. Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, and Dibba — Masafi