Bahrain imposes visas on Qatari nationals

Manama, Nov 1 : Bahrain will tighten its entry for Qatari nationals by imposing visas in light of current security situations, the Interior Ministry has said. Interior Minister Lt-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa held a meeting in which he ordered to impose entry visa on citizens of Qatar, Xinhua news agency reported. “The […]

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Khartoum, Oct 31 (IANS/WAM) Arab Parliament President Mishal Al-Selmi has again asked the US to lift Sudan’s name from the list of countries that sponsor terrorism. At a seminar organised by the Parliament about the future of Sudan, Al-Selmi said on Monday that he sent an official letter to the US Congress demanding the lifting […]

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Seven Rohingyas killed in Bangladesh boat capsize

Dhaka, Oct 31 : At least seven Rohingya migrants, including an old woman and six children, died after two boats capsized near the Bangladesh coast in the last 24 hours, the police said on Tuesday. In one incident, a boat carrying around 40 Rohingyas sank on Tuesday morning in the Bay of Bengal near the […]

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Jammu, Oct 31 (IANS) An Israeli defence delegation visited the Indian Army’s Northern Command headquarters at Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, official sources said. “An Israeli delegation led by Major General Yakov (Kobi) Barak called on the Northern Command’s General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Lt Gen Devraj Anbu to discuss matters of mutual interest,” an […]

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Judge blocks Trump transgender military ban

Washington, Oct 31 : A US federal judge has temporarily blocked President Donald Trump’s attempt to bar transgender people from the military. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly overruled a presidential memo issued by Trump, which sought to reverse an Obama administration policy change, BBC reported on Monday. Kollar-Kotelly’s injunction returns the US military to the status […]

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North Korea To Launch More Satellites Despite International Pressure

North Korea on Monday said that it would launch more satellites to boost its economy, despite international opposition, citing its right as a sovereign nation to develop a space programme. The North Korean regime said that “it is a global trend that a country seeks the economic growth with the space programme”, state-run daily Rodong […]

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Kuwait emir accepts resignation of government

Kuwait City, Oct 30 : The emir of Kuwait on Monday accepted the resignation of the government amid a crisis with Parliament, the state media reported. Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber al-Mubarak al-Sabah had offered the resignation of his government, reports Al Jazeera. The Gulf nation’s National Assembly was scheduled to hold two votes of no-confidence […]

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Saudi Arabia to allow women into sports stadiums

Riyadh, Oct 30 : Saudi Arabia will allow women to attend sports events in stadiums for the first time from next year, a part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s major drive to modernise the Saudi society and boost economy, the media reported. Families will be able to enter the stadiums in three major cities […]

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Lack of toilets, water pumps complicating Rohingya crisis : UN

Dhaka, Oct 30 : The lack of toilets and well-maintained manual water pumps have complicated the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh, according to a UN report. The report released on Sunday said that 30 per cent of the 4,370 manual pumps installed are in poor condition and 36 per cent of the 24,773 latrines were about […]

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