BORDEAUX, FRANCE: France will cull a further 600,000 ducks as part of efforts to prevent a spread of the H5N8 bird flu virus, the country's farming minister Stephane Le Foll said on Tuesday. The latest cull will take place in the Landes…
NEW YORK: The Muslim American comedian Dean Obeidallah has spent 15 years fighting hatred and bias against Islam, armed only with his sense of humor.
BRUSSELS: Salah Abdeslam, the prime surviving suspect in November's Paris attacks, answered questions from Belgian investigators on Saturday, but will fight extradition to France, his lawyer said.
SEOUL: For four years Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has basked in the success of its Galaxy smartphones, making billions of dollars competing with Apple Inc in the premium mobile market.
SYDNEY: A bodyboarder was fighting for his life on Thursday after being attacked by a shark on Australia's east coast, close to where a Japanese surfer was killed earlier this year, rescue officials said.
BEIRUT: Islamic State militants in Syria killed at least 30 pro-government fighters in an assault on a gas field that has witnessed some of the bloodiest confrontations between the two sides, a monitoring group said on Wednesday.