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Putting female empowerment on the runway in Saudi Arabia

By   /  March 26, 2018  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Putting female empowerment on the runway in Saudi Arabia

Author: Olivia CuthbertMon, 2018-03-26 14:28ID: 1522053255459729000LONDON: For Saudi fashion designer Mohammed Khoja, creating clothes is an act of self-expression that is as much about liberty as about art and style. “There’s a lot of freedom and empowerment in the concept of being able to translate your ideas into reality and create something out of nothing… that’s why […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s last-gasp two-goal show steals Mohamed Salah limelight

By   /  March 24, 2018  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Cristiano Ronaldo’s last-gasp two-goal show steals Mohamed Salah limelight

Author: AFPSat, 2018-03-24 02:05ID: 1521887623912479900ZURICH: Cristiano Ronaldo hit two goals in stoppage time as European champions Portugal defeated Egypt 2-1 in a friendly international on Friday, winning his personal duel with Mohamed Salah who had put the seven-time African champions ahead.Ronaldo, appearing in his 900th career match, made his mark to devastating effect as time ran out.First, […]

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North Korean minister to meet again with Swedish counterpart

By   /  March 17, 2018  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on North Korean minister to meet again with Swedish counterpart

Author: APSat, 2018-03-17 03:00ID: 1521284680008759300STOCKHOLM: North Korea’s foreign minister is set to meet again with his Swedish counterpart amid growing speculation about a possible meeting in the Scandinavian country between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Ri Yong Ho, who arrived late Thursday in Stockholm, is expected to meet Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom […]

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Russia issues security guarantee to Arsenal fans

By   /  March 17, 2018  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Russia issues security guarantee to Arsenal fans

Author: AFPSat, 2018-03-17 14:07ID: 1521285666798863100MOSCOW: Russia has issued a security guarantee to Arsenal fans who will visit Moscow for a Europa League clash in the heat of a diplomatic crisis over an ex-double agent’s poisoning. Moscow on Saturday announced the expulsion of 23 British diplomats in a tit-for-tar response to London’s “provocative” measures over the nerve agent […]

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Philippines’ Duterte to issue notice of withdrawal from International Criminal Court

By   /  March 14, 2018  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Philippines’ Duterte to issue notice of withdrawal from International Criminal Court

Author: REUTERSWed, 2018-03-14 09:52ID: 1521010675950119200MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will withdraw his country’s ratification of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) Rome Statute, due to what he said were attacks by United Nations officials and violations of due process by the ICC, according to a draft statement. The statement, which had yet to be signed by Duterte, was […]

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Major plot twist for students at Saudi Arabia’s first cinema school

By   /  March 14, 2018  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Major plot twist for students at Saudi Arabia’s first cinema school

Author: ReutersWed, 2018-03-14 03:00ID: 1520972629575572700JEDDAH: Student Sama Kinsara adjusts her camera at Saudi Arabia’s only cinema school, her dream of seeing her work on the big screen coming into focus after the lifting of the country’s 35-year ban on cinema. “Everything is about to change,” the first-year student of “visual and digital production” at Effat University in […]

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Serena Williams ousted from Indian Wells by sister Venus

By   /  March 13, 2018  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Serena Williams ousted from Indian Wells by sister Venus

Author: APID: 1520915191460559100Tue, 2018-03-13 03:00INDIAN WELLS, California: Venus Williams defeated younger sister Serena 6-3, 6-4 in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday night, her first win in the sibling rivalry since 2014. It was the sisters’ earliest meeting since a 17-year-old Venus beat 16-year-old Serena in the second round of the 1998 Australian […]

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Scores of parents jailed in India for allowing underage children to drive

By   /  March 13, 2018  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Scores of parents jailed in India for allowing underage children to drive

Author: ARAB NEWSID: 1520932860441329900Tue, 2018-03-13 15:14DUBAI: Police have jailed 69 parents in India’s Hyderabad amid claims they allowed their underage children to drive, Gulf daily Khaleej Times reported. Children between the ages of 14 and 16 were caught driving cars, scooters and motorcycles around the city without licenses the report added. “We have been imposing fines through […]

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Bitcoin start-ups in Asia take aim at remittances market

By   /  March 13, 2018  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Bitcoin start-ups in Asia take aim at remittances market

Author: REUTERSID: 1520933394861346800Tue, 2018-03-13 12:26HONG KONG/SEOUL: Bitcoin, battered by warnings about volatility and bubble-like appreciation, may have found a way to play a niche role in a big market: overseas money transfers. Used as a transfer mechanism rather than a currency, bitcoin circumvents banks’ transaction fees. Start-ups such as Bitspark in Hong Kong, and Bloom, Payphil, coins.ph […]

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Iranian FM arrives in Pakistan

By   /  March 11, 2018  /  Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Iranian FM arrives in Pakistan

Author: ARAB NEWS PAKISTANSun, 2018-03-11 17:53ID: 1520770606311572000ISLAMABAD: Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif will arrive in Islamabad on Sunday.During a three-day visit, he will meet his Pakistani counterpart Khawaja Asif and discuss bilateral and regional issues.Zarif is also scheduled to meet Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and military chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajawa.Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammed […]

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