Gulf Times - International
Close
Select Section:
South Sudan's former rebel leader sworn in as first vice president

South Sudan's former rebel leader sworn in as first vice president

Former rebel leader Riek Machar was sworn in as South Sudan's first vice president on Saturday after he agreed to form a unity government with his long-time rival President Salva Kiir

WHO concerned about coronavirus cases with no clear link

WHO concerned about coronavirus cases with no clear link

The World Health Organization (WHO) is concerned about the number of coronavirus cases with no clear epidemiological link, although the total number of cases outside China remains relatively small ...

Let's come together to tax tech giants, say G20 officials eying $100 bn boost

Let's come together to tax tech giants, say G20 officials eying $100 bn boost

Leading world economies must show unity in dealing with aggressive ‘tax optimisation’ by global digital giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook, G20 officials said on Saturday.

Boeing finds debris in fuel tanks of many undelivered 737 MAX jets

Boeing finds debris in fuel tanks of many undelivered 737 MAX jets

Boeing Co has found debris in the fuel tanks of dozens of undelivered 737 MAX jets amid ongoing inspections as the Chicago-based planemaker struggles to restore the trust of airlines ...

Pilot in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash counselled by FAA after 2015 incident

Pilot in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash counselled by FAA after 2015 incident

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) faulted the pilot of the helicopter that crashed in January killing basketball great Kobe Bryant and eight others for violating flight rules in a 2015 incident.

Togo votes as Gnassingbe seeks to extend dynasty's half-century rule

Togo votes as Gnassingbe seeks to extend dynasty's half-century rule

Polling stations opened in Togo on Saturday for a presidential election expected to extend incumbent Faure Gnassingbe's 15-year hold on power, and his family's rule of more than half a century.

France starts shutdown of its oldest nuclear power plant

France starts shutdown of its oldest nuclear power plant

France on Friday evening started shutting down its oldest nuclear power plant at Fessenheim, across the Rhine from Germany, the operator EDF confirmed.

More than 10,000 civilian casualties in Afghan war in 2019: UN

More than 10,000 civilian casualties in Afghan war in 2019: UN

More than 10,000 civilians were killed or wounded in Afghanistan's war last year, the United Nations announced Saturday, as a historic partial truce kicked in across the country.

Coronavirus survivor recounts fear, confusion

Coronavirus survivor recounts fear, confusion

Xiao Yao doesn't know when or where he caught the new coronavirus. He suspects it happened on his train journey home to celebrate the Lunar New Year in Jingzhou city, in central China's Hubei province.

Cast of hit sitcom 'Friends' reuniting for 25th anniversay

Cast of hit sitcom 'Friends' reuniting for 25th anniversay

The cast of the hit US sitcom ‘Friends’ is reuniting for a 25th anniversary special, much to the delight of fans.

South Korea reports 142 more coronavirus cases, total 346

South Korea reports 142 more coronavirus cases, total 346

South Korea reported 142 more coronavirus cases Saturday, the sharpest spike in infections yet, with more than half of the new cases linked to a hospital in a southern city.

US, Taliban set to sign historic deal

US, Taliban set to sign historic deal

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Friday that the US and the Taliban have reached an "understanding" that could result in a "reduction in violence" in Afghanistan.

  • Fajr

    04:44 AM
  • FAJR

    04:45

  • Shruq

    06:04

  • Duhr

    11:48

  • Asr

    15:05

  • Maghrb

    17:32

  • Isha

    19:02

From To