Wednesday , January 23 2019

International

UAE open to co-host World Cup

‘FIFA president backs expansion’ ABU DHABI, Jan 22, (RTRS): United Arab Emirates sports chief Mohammed Khalfan al-Romaithi believes the Gulf nation would welcome an approach …

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7 dead from bitter cold

Falling temperatures replaced the weekend’s falling snow Monday as bitter cold and gusty winds swept across the eastern United States. The National Weather Service had …

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Bid to lower criminal age in Philippines

MANILA, Jan 22, (RTRS): Senators in the Philippines on Tuesday joined activists and child protection groups in condemning a lower house move to reduce the …

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Germany bans Iranian airline

BERLIN, Jan 21, (AP): Germany has banned Iran’s Mahan Air from landing in the country with immediate effect, citing security concerns and the airline’s involvement …

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India probes people smuggling to New Zealand

Police in southern India say they are investigating a suspected attempt to illegally transport more than 100 Indians by boat to New Zealand. Additional Superintendent …

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Kuwait announces $200mn tech fund – Embrace digital economy

BEIRUT, Jan 20, (Agencies): Kuwait has launched an initiative to form a $200 million fund for investments in technology, Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign …

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Coalition, partners kill 200 DAESH

WASHINGTON, Jan 20, (Agencies): Between Jan 7 and 13 coalition and partner forces against the so-called Islamic State (IS) killed over 200 IS fighters and …

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117 missing from sunken boat

In this Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2018 filer, the Sea-Watch rescue ship waits off the coast of Malta. A migration official says survivors have told rescuers …

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Saudi-led ‘coalition’ planes pound Sanaa

A Saudi-led airstrike hits a site believed to be a weapons cache in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, on Monday AP SANA’A, Jan 20, (AP): The Saudi-led …

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Egypt lauds Kuwait’s cooperation in bid to fight corruption, save money

‘Nazaha’ invitation to confab wins praise KUWAIT CITY, Jan 19: The head of the Administrative Control in Egypt, Staff Major-General A.H. Sherif Saifuddin has praised …

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