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Monthly Archives: November 2017

DHAKA:  Bangladesh approved a controversial $280 million project to transform a desolate island off its southern coast into a temporary camp for 100,000 Rohingya refugees yesterday, despite warnings the site is uninhabitable. The announcement comes just days after Bangladesh signed...
MELBOURNE: An Islamic State sympathizer planned to buy a gun and kill as many revelers as possible on New Year's Eve in Melbourne's popular Federation Square, police alleged Tuesday after foiling the plot. The 20-year-old, born in Australia to...
Manchester City favourites to win the title MANCHESTER: Raheem Sterling is looking to add to his best-ever goal-scoring tally as Manchester City attempt to improve on their own record-breaking Premier League start. Pep Guardiola's dazzling side host Southampton today having...
SYDNEY: Suspended England all-rounder Ben Stokes plans to play first-class cricket in New Zealand, officials said yesterday, potentially paving the way for a dramatic Ashes call-up. Social media went into overdrive late Monday when a picture showing Stokes leaving...
MUMBAI: India's batsmen plundered runs and spin spearhead Ravichandran Ashwin got among the wickets against Sri Lanka but it was the resurgence of paceman Ishant Sharma that probably pleased captain Virat Kohli most ahead of their tour of South...
DUBAI: Slowing withdrawals of deposits from Qatari banks permitted Qatar's government to stop pumping money into the banks last month to shield them from sanctions imposed by other Arab countries, central bank data showed yesterday. Banks and investors from Saudi...
Cartel may rethink output cuts amid price rally DUBAI/VIENNA: OPEC is heading for tougher-than-expected policy talks this week as its leader Saudi Arabia pushes to extend oil output cuts by nine months while non-member Russia is hesitating on the curbs'...
Conference to be held in Bahrain from Dec 4-6 KUWAIT: Kuwait Finance House (KFH) will participate in the 24th Annual World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) themed "Drivers of Economic Growth and Risks: Policy Makers & Regulators" to be held in...
TOKYO: Uber executives are travelling the globe to reassure regulators that the company is changing the way it does business, after a massive data breach became the latest controversy to hurt the ride-service firm's reputation. Uber Technologies Inc is...
Taking their medication throughout the trial "You're rubbish. You're rubbish. You're a waste of space." The computer avatar pulls no punches as it lays into the young woman, a schizophrenia sufferer, facing the screen. "Can you go away, please?" the...
Meghan Markle says acting will take a back seat when she marries Prince Harry, following the example of screen icon Grace Kelly who abandoned Hollywood to marry into royalty. The 36-year-old has starred in legal drama "Suits" since 2011,...
India's top court Tuesday rejected a legal attempt to block the global release of a Bollywood film that has sparked violent protests, warning against pre-judging the controversial historical epic. Caste-based groups have been staging violent demonstrations against "Padmavati" amid...

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