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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...

AFRICA

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...

TOP 5 DESTINATIONS TO VISIT IN WINTER 2018

PARIS: We are slowing reaching the end of November and entering the holiday travel season for Christmas. It is the best time of the year...

Work on South Africa’s $72 billion nuclear plant to start in June

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa's tender for the estimated 1 trillion-rand ($72 billion) expansion of its nuclear power plants will begin in June when state utility Eskom...

South Africa’s credit rating downgraded to junk

CAPE TOWN: South Africa's credit rating has been downgraded to junk status by Standard & Poor’s (S&P) following the political crisis in the country.

Egypt sees March foreign reserves at over $28.5 bln, highest since 2011

CAIRO: Egypt's central bank expects foreign reserves to jump to over $28.5 billion for the month of March, the highest since March 2011, a bank...

U.S. firm seeks $561 million from Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM: Symbion Power is seeking $561 million from Tanzania's state power supplier TANESCO via international mediation, accusing it of breach of contract,...

ASIA

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...

India’s rupee slides as central bank chief quits

NEW DELHI: India’s rupee plunged on Tuesday after the country’s central bank chief quit following a dispute with the government that analysts say raises...

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...

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...

AMERICAS

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...

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...

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...

Ukraine’s Gvozdyk knocks Stevenson out, wins WBC title

QUEBEC CITY: Oleksandr Gvozdyk knocked out Adonis Stevenson with 13 seconds remaining in the 11th round to capture the World Boxing Council light heavyweight...

Oil price drops; Russia output cut

NEW YORK: Oil prices edged lower on Friday due to concerns of oversupply and a strong dollar but losses were limited by expectations that...

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...

EUROPE

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sterling set for third weekly drop

LONDON: Sterling fell on Friday and was headed for a third consecutive week of losses as caution grew among investors about the British parliament’s...

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