Gulf Times - war-on-terror
Tevez leaves China, signs for Boca Juniors for third time

Tevez leaves China, signs for Boca Juniors for third time

Former Manchester United and Juventus striker Carlos Tevez agreed a move back to boyhood club Boca Juniors on Friday after 12 months in Chinese football with Shanghai Shenhua, the Argentine team announced.

Pakistan 'war on terror' has cost $118bn: state bank

Pakistan 'war on terror' has cost $118bn: state bank

Pakistan's "war on terror" has cost the developing country a whopping $118bn so far, a new central bank report has said, an amount equivalent to well over one third of its gross domestic product.

Vonn declares her season over after suffering knee fracture

Vonn declares her season over after suffering knee fracture

Lindsey Vonn has declared her season over in what she called one of the toughest decisions of her Alpine skiing career.

Touch-free car controls split world's drivers

Touch-free car controls split world's drivers

Germans love the latest wave of touch-free car controls, which respond to the flick of a wrist or the swipe of a hand. Italians, known for an extravagant hand gesture or two, are not so sure.

Bravo wages lone battle for WI after Aussie runathon

Bravo wages lone battle for WI after Aussie runathon

Nathan Lyon put the skids under the flailing West Indies as Australia set course for an overwhelming early victory despite Darren Bravo holding on in the first Test in Hobart yesterday.

Global climate talks stumbling near finish line

Global climate talks stumbling near finish line

Efforts to craft a global accord to combat climate change stumbled after a hard night of talks, forcing host nation France to extend the UN summit by a day to overcome stubborn divisions.

Bank of Korea holds rates ahead of Fed call

Bank of Korea holds rates ahead of Fed call

South Korea’s central bank held its main interest rate steady at a record low yesterday as expected, just days before the US Federal Reserve decides whether ...

China recovery lifts EM equity index

China recovery lifts EM equity index

Hopes of a cash-for-reforms deal for Greece boosted Eastern European stocks and currencies yesterday.

Dangers fail to deter Europe-bound  refugees

Dangers fail to deter Europe-bound refugees

On a good day, Salat Ahmed and his pregnant wife Sadiyo make $2, selling kilogramme bundles of khat, a leafy green herb that is mildly narcotic when chewed.

Man charged in shooting of NY City policeman

Man charged in shooting of NY City policeman

A man wanted for illegal gun possession was charged yesterday with the attempted murder of a New York City plainclothes police officer who was shot in the head while pursuing the suspect ...

Rescued women recall Boko captivity horrors

Rescued women recall Boko captivity horrors

Boko Haram fighters killed older boys and men in front of their families before taking women and children into the forest where many died of hunger and disease,...

Pacquiao-Mayweather puts sport in spotlight

Pacquiao-Mayweather puts sport in spotlight

Las Vegas throbbed with anticipation yesterday with less than 24 hours to go until Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather....