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Nearly 600 dead in S. Asia floods

Nearly 600 people have died and millions have been affected by monsoon floods in South Asia, officials said Saturday, as relief and rescue operations continued.

Nearly 600 dead in S. Asia floods

Nearly 600 people have died and millions have been affected by monsoon floods in South Asia, officials said Saturday, as relief and rescue operations continued.

US: Iraqi forces ready for next battle against Daesh

Senior U.S. military leaders said Friday that Iraqi forces are largely set for their next major campaign against Daesh (ISIS) extremists after closing out the wrenching nine-month battle to retake the city of Mosul.

SLebanon's Ain al-Hilweh sees renewed shelling 

South Lebanon’s Ain al-Hilweh Saturday saw intense shelling from Fatah Movement against extremists and the withdrawal of Hamas Movement from the coalition of Palestinian parties maintaining security in the camp, a source told The Daily Star

Salameh repeats BDL commitment to monetary policy 

Central Bank Gov. Riad Salameh seized the opportunity of the book launch of “Payment Systems in Lebanon” Friday to reiterate that Banque du Liban was fully committed to the monetary policy established over the last 24 years.

Salameh repeats BDL commitment to monetary policy 

Central Bank Gov. Riad Salameh seized the opportunity of the book launch of “Payment Systems in Lebanon” Friday to reiterate that Banque du Liban was fully committed to the monetary policy established over the last 24 years.

Germany bets on second time lucky with migrants

As Germany struggles to absorb more than a million migrants from the Middle East and Africa, the government is hoping to avoid the mistakes it made half a century ago when it brought in a generation of guest workers from Turkey.

Mayweather and McGregor to fight in small gloves

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor got their wish to fight in smaller gloves, but not before being chastised by a Nevada boxing official for using the issue to hype their fight later this month.

Star Wars Obi Wan spinoff in the works

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Stephen Daldry is in early talks to direct a “Star Wars” spinoff about Jedi master Obi Wan Kenobi, U.S. media reported Thursday.

Corpses in the New York subway’s closets

It’s a largely overlooked but gory reality of the New York City subway system that when someone takes their own life by jumping in front of a train, police need to find a place to put the mutilated body until a medical examiner truck arrives.

Corpses in the New York subway’s closets

It’s a largely overlooked but gory reality of the New York City subway system that when someone takes their own life by jumping in front of a train, police need to find a place to put the mutilated body until a medical examiner truck arrives.

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