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    Saudi Crown Prince meets with Pakistani PM Imran Khan

    Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has met with Pakistan’s Imran Khan, who is on his maiden foreign tour as premier, in Jeddah on Wednesday. Last Update: Wednesday, 19 September 2018 KSA 18:10 - GMT 15:10

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    Tears not cheers as Ronaldo sees red on debut

    (CNN)Cristiano Ronaldo wept tears of frustration after his Champions League debut for Juventus ended in a sending off against Valencia. The Portuguese star had made a promising start to Wednesday's game in the Mestella stadium as he set up early opportunities for Mario Mandzukic and Sami Khedira before tangling in the penalty area with Valencia defender Jeison Murillo.

  • Gulf News

    How much money Filipinos send home every month

    Dubai: Filipino expatriates working in UAE have helped push up remittances to the Philippines, which jumped by approximately half a billion dollars in seven months. From January to July this year, Filipinos overseas sent home a total of $16.6 billion (Dh60 billion) in cash coursed through banks, rising by three per cent or $498 million from the same period in 2017, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)  announced on Monday. That’s roughly Dh8.5 billion cash landing in the pockets of migrant workers’ families and expats' bank accounts back home every month. In local currency terms, that's a staggering 128 billion pesos entering the Philippine economy every 30 days. The bulk of the funds remitted

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    US sailor killed in accident aboard aircraft carrier

    (CNN)A US Navy sailor was killed aboard the USS George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier on Monday afternoon, according to a statement from the Navy. The sailor was killed in an accident on the flight deck and the incident is currently under investigation.

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    Imprisonment, torture and rape: Why Myanmar must be referred to the ICC

    The most urgent question facing the international community now is how it will respond to the UN mission's clear and unequivocal call for justice. As the report makes clear, it is urgent to refer Myanmar to the International Criminal Court, and to prepare for this referral by establishing clear, impartial mechanisms to document, collect and analyze evidence for criminal prosecution. Over the past tragic months, the international community has been undecided about an ICC referral, mostly because Myanmar is not a signatory to the Rome Statute that established the court. The ICC, however, solved this legal dilemma through a landmark ruling on Thursday, September 6, when it determined that the court

  • Gulf News

    Dh3,000 fine for carpooling in UAE

    Dubai: Carpooling in the UAE is not allowed, with authorities beefing up public awareness to prevent motorists from carrying out the traffic offence.  Abu Dhabi Police warned motorists that if found carpooling, the violation will be punishable with a fine of Dh3,000, 24 black points and the vehicle impounded for 30 days.   Brigadier Ibrahim Sultan Al Zaabi, director of the transport security department, said the main reason to ban carpooling was to protect members of the public from becoming a victim. “There are a number of threats associated with using an unlicensed taxi, which include sexual harassment, theft, fraud, quarrels, and the driver may also be in violation of residency laws,” said

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    China strikes back by going after America's energy companies

    The United States has an abundance of natural gas that pollution-riddled China badly needs to wean itself off coal. Eying China's voracious demand, Cheniere Energy, ExxonMobil (XOM) and other American energy companies are racing to build more than two dozen expensive facilities to export liquefied natural gas, which is super-cooled natural gas that can be transported by ship. China even marked President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing last fall by agreeing to invest as much as $43 billion into an LNG project in Alaska. But this pairing of an able buyer and well-supplied seller no longer looks like a slam dunk. As part of the escalating trade war, China on Tuesday said it will impose a 10% tariff