Day: August 24, 2020

Defrauded Investor Scores Victory in Qatari Court Saga

August 24, 2020

DOHA, Qatar, Aug. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Swifthold Foundation, which was defrauded by Sheikh Fahad bin Ahmad bin Mohamed bin Thani Al Thani, a member of the Qatari Royal Family, and his Qatari company, Fast Trading Group, has been patiently waiting for the Qatari Enforcement Court to enforce Swifthold’s $6 billion U.K. High Court Judgment […]

Read More

German foreign minister set to visit Turkey

August 24, 2020

Top German diplomat Heiko Maas will pay a working visit to Turkey on Tuesday and hold meetings with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu.   According to the Turkish Foreign Ministry, the German and Turkish foreign ministers will meet in the capital Ankara to discuss “bilateral relations, Turkey-EU relations, Eastern Mediterranean and regional issues.”   Source: […]

Read More

Pakistan’s exports record 20% growth in July

August 24, 2020

Pakistan exports rose 20% in July after four-month decline following the coronavirus restrictions and lockdown in the country, officials said Monday.   The country also recorded high remittances in the first month of new fiscal year.   Prime Minister Imran Khan lauded his government’s achievement and said the current account balance, difference between the government’s […]

Read More

Morocco rejects normalization with Israel

August 24, 2020

Morocco rejects any form of normalization with Israel, Prime Minister Saad-Eddine El-Othmani said on Sunday evening.   “We refuse to normalize relations with the Zionist entity (Israel) because this will embolden it to further breach the rights of the Palestinian people,” El-Othmani said in a meeting with his Justice and Development Party (PJD).   He […]

Read More

S.Korea’s rally participant tests positive for virus

August 24, 2020

South Korean trade union Monday confirmed a participant of the Liberation Day rally on Aug. 15 in the capital Seoul tested positive for coronavirus amid new outbreak in the country.   According to Yonhap News Agency, the patient, an employee at Kia Motors Corp, was among about 2,000 members who attended the rally at Jongno, […]

Read More

Twin blasts kill 10, hurt 40 in southern Philippines

August 24, 2020

At least 10 people were reported dead and dozens injured in twin blasts that rocked southern Philippines Monday, local media reported.   Two explosions hit Jolo in Sulu province of autonomous Bangsamoro region in southern Philippines early this morning, Philippines military officials said. The slain people included five soldiers. More than 40 people, including civilians, […]

Read More

Saudi Arabia to localize engineering jobs: Reports

August 24, 2020

Saudi Arabia decided on Monday to localize engineering jobs in the country, according to local media.   The decision was taken by Saudi Labor Minister Ahmed bin Suleiman Al-Rajhi as part of measures to localize professions and provide graduates with employment opportunities in the kingdom, Arab News daily reported.   The decision, intending to localize […]

Read More

Mali military junta agrees to release ousted president

August 24, 2020

The Malian military junta that seized power last week has agreed to release ousted President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, local media reported.   The announcement was made late Sunday during a meeting between the National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP) and Economic Community of African States of the West led by former Nigerian […]

Read More