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Ottoman prince visits former realm

ISTANBUL: It's not every day Turkish comedy fans get to laugh at a descendant of the sultan. "I've got this fancy title but don't have the riches," said Naz Osmanoglu, a British comedian and member of Turkey's former ruling family, at his…

Mediterranean three times more deadly than 2015: UN

MALAGA, Spain: The death toll on the Mediterranean has nearly matched that of all last year, with more than 3,740 migrants and refugees having drowned on their way to Europe, and perilous winter months still to come, aid agencies said on…

‘Seismic’ Man Booker prize due next week

LONDON: After whittling down a pile of 155 novels, the judges of the Man Booker Prize are set to unveil this year's winner of a 50,000 sterling ($61,200) award that can have a "seismic" impact on a writer's career. The Man Booker is a key…