|2/27/2015 - || Lebanon-born Syrian refugees risk stateless legal limbo, AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Syrian refugee Yasmine Khalaf lies next to her day-old daughter Israa in a Lebanese hospital, worrying that her tiny newborn risks life without a legal identity.
Israa, sleeping ...|
|2/27/2015 - || 'Fixers' keep Cuba rolling through embargo, AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) After half a century lacking basic goods, many Cubans have become experts at fixing devices and cars long past their prime.
Cuba's "fixers" are ubiquitous on the street corners of ...|
|2/27/2015 - || Poverty sends Nepal's 'freed' farmworkers back to slavery, AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) When Nepal's Maoist-led government outlawed bonded labour in 2008 and promised to compensate victims, farmworker Hiralal Pariyar was elated to walk away from a life spent in virtual ...|
|2/27/2015 - || Fore! In Iran, golf remains a game of the elite, AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) The bumpy fairways and patchy putting surfaces -- more burnt-out browns than grassy greens -- are not much to look at. In Iran however, this is golf at its finest.
In the same way ...|
|2/26/2015 - || Stolen Picasso worth millions discovered in New York, AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) A Picasso painting, snatched more than a decade ago from a storeroom in Paris, has surfaced in New York and will be returned to the French government, US officials said ...|
|2/26/2015 - || Fashionistas drool over sumptuous Fendi in Milan, AFP|
|(MENAFN - AFP) Like a luxurious chocolate pudding, the Fendi autumn/winter 2015 show left Italy's fashion world drooling Thursday with its sumptuous suede and leather creations and bird of paradise ...|
|2/26/2015 - || More than 100 killed in Afghan avalanches, Gulf Times|
|(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Avalanches triggered by heavy snow have killed more than 100 people in mountainous areas of Afghanistan and the death toll is expected to rise, officials said on ...|
|2/26/2015 - || Delhi authorities seek to block Uber app after rape claim, Gulf Times|
|(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Authorities in Delhi have asked the national government to block the Uber app, saying the cab hailing company is operating illegally in the Indian capital.|
Authorities in ...
|2/26/2015 - || Drones buzz Paris once again, Gulf Times|
|(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Unidentified drones flew over Paris for a second night in a row, police said yesterday, in the latest mystery appearance of unmanned aircraft over the French capital at a time ...|
|2/26/2015 - || Model faces jail for 'insulting president', Gulf Times|
|(MENAFN - Gulf Times) A former Miss Turkey beauty queen faces up to 4.5 years in prison on charges of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the latest in a growing number of such cases, reports ...|