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Dubai announces new coronavirus economic support worth over $400 million

07 July, 2020 11:12 am 11:12 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – Dubai has announced a new package worth 1.5 billion dirhams (£323.26 million) to help the economy cope with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the crown prince of the emirate, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al-Maktoum, said on Twitter. The package is the third announced by Dubai, the second-largest and second-wealthiest member of the … Read More

Eight , new , positive , coronavirus , tests , English Championship

Eight new positive coronavirus tests in English Championship

06 June, 2020 4:14 pm 4:14 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – The English Football League announced eight new positive coronavirus tests from Championship clubs on Wednesday. In a statement the EFL said 2,213 players and club staff from the 24 second-tier clubs had been tested in the past week. The eight individuals came from six clubs. All those who have tested positive will … Read More

Malaysia, Mahathir, Anwar, new, showdown, turmoil

Malaysia’s Mahathir and Anwar in new showdown amid turmoil

02 February, 2020 4:15 pm 4:15 pm

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia’s decades-old political rivals Mahathir Mohamad and Anwar Ibrahim set out claims to lead the Southeast Asian country on Wednesday after Mahathir’s shock resignation as prime minister sparked turmoil. The struggle between Mahathir, 94, and Anwar, 72, who formed a surprise pact to win a 2018 election, has shaped Malaysian politics … Read More

Kuwait announces new government: KUNA

12 December, 2019 2:24 pm 2:24 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Kuwait formed a new government on Tuesday, state news agency KUNA reported, a month after the previous one resigned due to a row between ruling family members and parliament. Sheikh Sabah al-Khalid al-Sabah will be prime minister. Previously foreign minister, he was appointed by Kuwaiti ruler Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah days after … Read More

High, treason, case, new, prosecution, team, given, 12 days, preparation

High treason case: Court gives new prosecution team 12 days for preparation

12 December, 2019 1:27 pm 1:27 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The special court has given 12 days to the new prosecution team to prepare the high treason case against former president Pervez Musharraf. Justice Seth Waqar remarked that the court will announce the verdict after hearing the arguments on December 17. Justice Nazar Akbar remarked that they are following the Supreme … Read More

PTI, govt, spokespersons, briefed, new, economic, indicators

PTI, govt spokespersons briefed on new economic indicators

11 November, 2019 11:55 pm 11:55 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A meeting of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and government spokespersons was held on Thursday, with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair. The meeting reviewed the political and economic situation in the country. The spokespersons were briefed about the new economic indicators. According to sources, Prime Ministerr Imran Khan had declared … Read More

Chileans call for new protests even as Pinera readies cabinet reshuffle

10 October, 2019 4:35 pm 4:35 pm

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – President Sebastian Pinera readied a cabinet reshuffle Monday morning, as Chileans angry at inequality called for more demonstrations this week in the biggest political crisis since the country’s return to democracy in 1990. The president was considering sacking his embattled interior minister, Andres Chadwick, and his finance minister, Felipe Larrain, according to … Read More

North Korea, US, South Korea, new, solutions, conflict

North Korea says US, South Korea must present new solutions for conflict

10 October, 2019 4:15 pm 4:15 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States and South Korea must produce new solutions for the current standoff on the Korean Peninsula, a senior North Korean military official said on Monday, warning that hostile policies towards Pyongyang would lead to serious consequences. The remarks add to recent comments from Pyongyang expressing discontent at the lack of … Read More

Iraqi, police, fire, protesters, new, unrest, death, toll, 100

Iraqi police fire on protesters in new unrest, death toll passes 100

10 October, 2019 9:10 am 9:10 am

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – At least eight people were killed in new clashes between Iraqi security forces and anti-government protesters on Sunday, the sixth day of unrest in which the death toll has now passed 100 and more than 6,000 have been wounded. The eight were killed in eastern Baghdad, police sources said, after police backed … Read More

Tunisians, vote, new, parliament, tough, economic, moment

Tunisians vote for new parliament at tough economic moment

10 October, 2019 3:07 pm 3:07 pm

TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisians began voting on Sunday for a parliament that must address chronic economic problems at a moment when political newcomers are mounting a challenge to the established parties. Voters queued outside polling stations in the capital Tunis, only eight years after rising up to throw off autocratic rule and introduce democracy in … Read More


Apple’s new iPhones shift smartphone camera battleground to AI

09 September, 2019 9:19 pm 9:19 pm

CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – When Apple Inc introduced its triple-camera iPhone this week, marketing chief Phil Schiller waxed on about the device’s ability to create the perfect photograph by weaving it together with eight separate exposures captured before the main shot, a feat of “computational photography mad science.” “When you press the shutter button it takes … Read More


Henriksson appointed as Swedbank’s new CEO in bid to rebuild trust

08 August, 2019 12:49 am 12:49 am

SWEDEN (Reuters) – Jens Henriksson, chief executive at insurance group Folksam, has been appointed as Swedbank’s new CEO as it tries to rebuild confidence in the bank after a money-laundering scandal. Sweden’s oldest retail bank earlier this year dismissed its chief executive, accepted the resignation of its chairman and lost more than a third of … Read More


Thousand new fires in Brazil’s Amazon as army mobilises to fight blaz...

08 August, 2019 4:15 am 4:15 am

AMAZON, Brazil – More than a thousand new fires are now gripping the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, according to official data, as six of the nine states in the region requested military assistance to combat the record blazes.  The states of Para, Rondonia, Roraima, Tocantins, Acre and Mato Grosso requested the army’s assistance, Environment Minister Ricardo … Read More


Federal govt appoints Aamir Khan as new SECP chairman

08 August, 2019 4:16 am 4:16 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The federal government appointed Aamir Khan as new chairman of the Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Friday. The approval of new SECP chairman was accorded by the federal cabinet. Khan has been associated with the corporate sector for the last 30 years or so. Before his new appointment, … Read More

Boris Johnson, formally, becomes, Britain, new, prime minister

Boris Johnson formally becomes Britain’s new prime minister

07 July, 2019 8:50 pm 8:50 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson took office as Britain’s new prime minister on Wednesday. “The Queen received in audience The Right Honourable Boris Johnson MP this afternoon and requested him to form a new administration,” Buckingham Palace said. “Mr Johnson accepted Her Majesty’s offer and kissed hands upon his appointment as Prime Minister and First … Read More