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Britain remains Tech capital of Europe in 2018

LONDON: Britain's tech scene remains the most attractive and leads with record number of venture capital deals and exists than any...

India based Ola to invest $100 million in scooter-sharing startup Vogo

NEW DELHI: India’s biggest ride-hailing company and a major Uber competitor in the country, Ola has announced to invest a staggering $100...

Businesses across the world are trying a four-day work week

BERLIN: Companies around the world that have cut their work week have found that it leads to higher productivity, more motivated staff...

Top 10 Business Schools In The World 2018

If you are thinking of going to a business school and getting an MBA, it will be one of the most important...

The World’s 10 Most Powerful Women In Business

NEW YORK: For most of the human history, women have been victims of gender-inequality and sexual discrimination. More recently, we have seen a rise...

Top 5 British FinTech Startups

LONDON: The great city of London has been the traditional capital of finance and business for the world. More recently, it has also become...

POLITICS

North and South Korea to reconnect through road and railways

SEOUL: The two Koreas on Wednesday launched a project to reconnect rail and road links severed since the 1950-53 Korean War, but...

Iran talking to Taliban on Afghanistan

NEW DELHI: Iran is talking with Taliban on Afghanistan's security situation with the knowledge of the Afghan government according to a senior...

The Queen calls for goodwill and respect in her Christmas message

LONDON: Queen Elizabeth will use her Christmas Day Broadcast to say that Christmas's message of peace and goodwill needs to be heeded...

Pakistan to ease visa restrictions to attract tourism

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is considering issuing visas on arrival for 55 countries in a bid to revive the tourism industry in the country.

China postpones tariffs on US cars

HONG KONG: China has announced to temporarily postpone a 25% hike on U.S. made cars and auto parts. The...

Khashoggi named Time ‘Person of the Year’

NEW YORK: Time magazine has named slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi as Time magazine's "Person of the Year".  Khashoggi shared the honour with other targeted...

Dubai’s first synagogue comes to the forefront

DUBAI: The first synagogue in United Arab Emirates comes out of the shadows as relations between Israel and gulf nations grow.  Muslims and Jews have lived...

Iran’s commercial port, Charbahar attacked, 4 killed

TEHRAN: The strategic commercial port Charbahar in southern Iran has been attacked, killing Four people and injuring several more following a bomb explosion, according...

Macron suspends fuel tax to calm French protesters

PARIS: The French prime minister Edouard Philippe suspended increases to fuel taxes for six months in response to weeks of fierce protests. Prime minister Philippe announced...

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OPINION

Silk Road Initiative Offers Economic Benefits from China to Europe

Introduction In 1948, the US made one of the best and most successful decisions in its foreign policy history. It approved the Marshall Plan to...

From Aid to Trade: Getting Afghanistan on its economic feet

LONDON: On 23rd June 2015, Christopher Kolenda, a good friend, senior military fellow at King’s College London and former adviser to General McChrystal, presented...

The art of ethically influencing people

Sorry, no tips, tricks or techniques here but let’s talk about what it takes to become a master persuader. Saying there are tips, tricks...

How words can make you look smart or stupid

We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with. If this were the only problem, I wouldn’t have much to write about....

How A Fast Trader Pulls A Fast One On Customers

The basic way that regular people buy stock is like this: You go to your broker's website and click a "buy" button. Your broker...

The Islamic world’s last hope against terror: A non-violent Mujahid

LONDON: A narrative of an intrinsic link between Islam and violence is promoted by a small minority of extremists dividing our society into us...

LIFESTYLE

Pakistan to ease visa restrictions to attract tourism

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is considering issuing visas on arrival for 55 countries in a bid to revive the tourism industry in the country.

Jose Mourinho fired by Manchester United

LONDON: Manchester United has sacked its manager Jose Mourinho after being with the club for two and a half years.

Businesses across the world are trying a four-day work week

BERLIN: Companies around the world that have cut their work week have found that it leads to higher productivity, more motivated staff...

Australia knocks France out of hockey World Cup

MUMBAI: France's World Cup dreams in field hockey ended Wednesday as they lost to defending champions Australia 3-0 in the quarter-finals in...

N.Zealand beat Pakistan in Test series in 49 years

ABU DHABI: Debutant Will Somerville grabbed three key wickets to guide New Zealand to their first away series win over Pakistan in 49 years...

MARKETS

Euro and yen draw investors as dollar becomes uncertain

LONDON: The euro and the Japanese yen gained in thin trading on Monday as concerns about a partial government shutdown in the...

Britain remains Tech capital of Europe in 2018

LONDON: Britain's tech scene remains the most attractive and leads with record number of venture capital deals and exists than any...

India based Ola to invest $100 million in scooter-sharing startup Vogo

NEW DELHI: India’s biggest ride-hailing company and a major Uber competitor in the country, Ola has announced to invest a staggering $100...

Google building a $1 billion dollar campus in New York

NEW YORK: Google announced on Monday it will invest over $1 billion dollars in New York City in order to set up...

TECH

Britain remains Tech capital of Europe in 2018

LONDON: Britain's tech scene remains the most attractive and leads with record number of venture capital deals and exists than any...

India based Ola to invest $100 million in scooter-sharing startup Vogo

NEW DELHI: India’s biggest ride-hailing company and a major Uber competitor in the country, Ola has announced to invest a staggering $100...

Google building a $1 billion dollar campus in New York

NEW YORK: Google announced on Monday it will invest over $1 billion dollars in New York City in order to set up...

Top 10 Business Schools In The World 2018

If you are thinking of going to a business school and getting an MBA, it will be one of the most important...

Top 5 British FinTech Startups

LONDON: The great city of London has been the traditional capital of finance and business for the world. More recently, it has also become...

TOP 5 BOOKS ENTREPRENEURS MUST READ

Learning is a lifelong journey for entrepreneurs. Although hundreds of books are published every year on innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership, we are sharing with...

Microsoft’s market value overtakes Apple

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft Corp’s (MSFT.O) stock market value closed above Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) for the first time in eight years on Friday as the...

Top 10 Black Friday Deals

NEW YORK: Black Friday has turned into a weekend and deals are in full swing for Saturday. The sales are on and time is...

HEALTH

BERLIN: Companies around the world that have cut their work week have found that it leads to higher productivity, more motivated staff...
WARSAW: The World Bank has announced to invest $200 billion between 2021 to 2025 to support countries to take ambitious steps to fight climate...
There is no shortcut or a secret fruit to a lifelong state of health. It takes time and effort to get in fit and stay...
NEW YORK: You may not be able to completely prevent colds and flu this time of year, but by practicing good hygiene and being...
CHICAGO: Even in your 70s and beyond, simple activities including web-surfing, playing bridge and socializing can stave off mental decline, new research says. Benefits were...

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