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The 10 most powerful passports in the world

DUBAI: The Passport Index has released its annual Global Passport Power Rank for 2018. Each year the Passport Index compares the passports of 193 countries and...

BUSINESS

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...

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...

Top 5 Philanthropists in Asia

For 2018, Forbes Magazine has put together a list of most generous philanthropists from across the Asia-Pacific region. The list includes personalities who have made significant...

World leaders meet in Argentina for G20 summit

BUENOS AIRES: The leaders of the world's 20 largest economies came together here on Friday for the annual G20 summit. The leaders will discuss global trade...

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...

POLITICS

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...

Qatar pulls out of Saudi-led oil coalition OPEC

VIENNA: The the gas and oil rich gulf nation of Qatar has announced to withdraw from the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) days before...

U.S. and China agree on trade peace deal

BUENOS AIRES: China and the United States agreed to a ceasefire in their bitter trade war on Saturday after high-stakes talks in Argentina between...

World leaders meet in Argentina for G20 summit

BUENOS AIRES: The leaders of the world's 20 largest economies came together here on Friday for the annual G20 summit. The leaders will discuss global trade...

Spain in Britain’s Way to Brussels Brexit deal

BRUSSELS: Spain was standing between Theresa May and a Brexit deal as it threatened to derail an EU summit on Sunday if it does...

More than half of Britons now want to stay in EU – poll

LONDON: A poll has found that 51 percent of Britons would now keep European Union membership while 41 percent want to leave the bloc,...

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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

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...

The 10 most powerful passports in the world

DUBAI: The Passport Index has released its annual Global Passport Power Rank for 2018. Each year the Passport Index compares the passports of 193 countries and...

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...

900 years old gold coins found in Israeli city of Caesarea

TEL AVIV: A treasure trove of rare gold coins and jewellery has been discovered in the ancient port city of Caesarea in northern Israel. Around 24...

World Bank to invest $200 billion to fight climate change

WARSAW: The World Bank has announced to invest $200 billion between 2021 to 2025 to support countries to take ambitious steps to fight climate...

MARKETS

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...

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...

900 years old gold coins found in Israeli city of Caesarea

TEL AVIV: A treasure trove of rare gold coins and jewellery has been discovered in the ancient port city of Caesarea in northern Israel. Around 24...

Qatar pulls out of Saudi-led oil coalition OPEC

VIENNA: The the gas and oil rich gulf nation of Qatar has announced to withdraw from the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) days before...

TECH

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...

Cryptocurrency market crash of 2018

LONDON: This week has seen the most spectacular cryptocurrency market crash of 2018, with bitcoin price dropping to as low as $4,119.  In the start...

Bitcoin drops as Coinbase launches Bitcoin Cash

HONG KONG: Bitcoin prices plunged about 15 percent in Asian trade on Wednesday before recouping some of the losses. Bitcoin fell Tuesday after Coinbase, the...

Second bitcoin futures debut could lure volume to wild market

NEW YORK: Bitcoin investors expect futures volumes to perk up when CME Group Inc, the world’s largest derivatives exchange operator, launches its own contract...

AI revolution will be all about humans, says Siri trailblazer

It's 2050 and the world revolves around you. From the contents of your fridge to room temperature -- digital assistants ensure your home runs smoothly....

HEALTH

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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