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Saudi’s Prince Faisal is guest of honor at German Unity Day Reception

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Author: Arab NewsFri, 2017-10-20 15:26ID: 1508491626409007300DUBAI: Saudi’s Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdul-Aziz joined German’s at their embassy in Saudi Arabia to mark the Germany Unity Day and celebrated the ongoing bond between the two countries. The event, which was hosted by Ambassador Dieter W Haller and his wife Nissrine Zarrab-Haller, was attended by more than 800 […]

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Ahli hotshot Al-Somah eyes top spot in derby showdown with Ittihad

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Author: Arab NewsFri, 2017-10-20 22:19ID: 1508516519511220800JEDDAH: Ahli striker Omar Al-Somah will be hoping to fire his team back to the top of the Saudi Pro League against city foes Ittihad on Saturday.With seven goals in the first six games of the season, the Syrian marksman will be aiming to remain the league’s deadliest forward by continuing his […]

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’What a brave nation’ — Pakistan’s bus attack hero hails Sri Lanka cricketers’ return

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Author: AFPThu, 2017-10-19 07:19ID: 1508400212629854100LAHORE: Driver Meher Muhammad Khalil became a hero when militants attacked the Sri Lankan cricket team bus on a busy street in Lahore in 2009, holding his nerve under gunfire to whisk them to safety. Eight years later he is ready to welcome Sri Lanka back for militancy-wracked Pakistan’s first cricket match against […]

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Fighters in Raqqa prepare for civilian handover

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Author: AFPThu, 2017-10-19 13:53ID: 1508428964822627700RAQQA: US-backed forces who captured Raqqa from Daesh prepared on Thursday to hand the Syrian city over to a civilian authority, with some of their fighters already headed to the next battle. Inside the city, positions that had long been manned by fighters of the Kurdish-Arab Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were abandoned, though […]

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Gazprom increases 2017 investment program to finance major projects

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Gazprom increases 2017 investment program to finance major projects

Author: ReutersWed, 2017-10-18 12:07ID: 1508321512032217200MOSCOW: Gazprom said on Wednesday its board had decided to increase its investment program for 2017 by 217.3 billion roubles (SR14.21 billion) to 1.13 trillion roubles, citing the need to boost financing of big projects. The Russian gas company usually raises its investments program during the course of the year and has been […]

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Turkey and EU pledge to boost counter-terrorism cooperation

By   /  October 17, 2017  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Turkey and EU pledge to boost counter-terrorism cooperation

Author: Menekse TokyayWed, 2017-10-18 03:00ID: 1508271709797133200ANKARA: Turkey and the EU will reportedly boost cooperation on “issues related to regional dynamics,” according to Federica Mogherini, the high representative of the EU for foreign affairs and security policy. During a press conference before a foreign affairs meeting in Luxembourg on Monday, Mogherini said both parties would discuss ways to […]

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George Saunders is bookies’ favorite for Man Booker prize

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Author: APWed, 2017-10-18 03:00ID: 1508268202626539700LONDON: American author George Saunders is the bookmakers’ favorite to win the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction with his novel of the afterlife, “Lincoln in the Bardo.”Six novels are contending for the 50,000 pound ($66,000) prize, including Saunders’ tale of Abraham Lincoln and his dead son and US novelist Paul Auster’s quadruple […]

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Iraqi troops storm into Kirkuk without a fight

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Author: SUADAD AL-SALHYTue, 2017-10-17 03:30ID: 1508176530907649400BAGHDAD: Iraqi troops and allied Shiite-dominated paramilitary forces recaptured the northern city of Kirkuk with hardly a shot fired on Monday after Kurdish forces split in two and one group refused to fight. A convoy of troops, tanks and armored vehicles from Iraq’s elite Counter-Terrorism Force seized the provincial government headquarters, key […]

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The Ashes always proves that talk is cheap

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Author: Greg WilcoxTue, 2017-10-17 03:00ID: 1508187266468677100LONDON: There is something about the Australia-England rivalry that makes even the most shy and reticent of players find a voice and issue macho threats and criticism. The two sets of players rarely disappoint.From Glenn McGrath’s regular 5-0 predictions to Michael Clarke’s heated argument with James Anderson in 2013 to Ian Botham’s […]

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Ireland and UK brace for impact of Hurricane Ophelia

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Ireland and UK brace for impact of Hurricane Ophelia

Author: The Associated PressSun, 2017-10-15 03:00ID: 1508097277520281700LONDON: The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia could bring 80 mile an hour (130 kilometer an hour) wind gusts, disruption and damage to Ireland and Britain as the work week gets underway, weather services said Sunday.Ophelia weakened from a Category 2 to a Category 1 hurricane Sunday as it moved north-northeast across […]

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