Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Dubai: Panel clears DP World of Djibouti allegations

African state ordered to pay costs after illegal payments case thrown out DP World has won an arbitration case against the government of Djibouti, which...

Myanmar Shrugs Off International Pressure Over Rohingya Crackdown

Myanmar has been under growing international pressure over its months-long, brutal security operations in Rohingya Muslim communities in Rakhine State, and last week saw...

UN condemns huge Israeli settlements plan

UN joins EU in denouncing Israeli move, as Palestinians call on more support against illegal settlement activity. The United Nations has denounced recent Israeli initiatives...

Bahrain executes three men in first death sentences since 2010

Britain was facing fresh calls to loosen its ties with Bahrain after three Shia Muslim men convicted of killing an Emirati police officer and...

Free speech curtailed in Aung San Suu Kyi’s Myanmar as prosecutions soar

Dozens of people have been charged or jailed for allegedly defaming the regime that the Nobel laureate leads, raising fears of continued oppression. For decades,...

Nkaissery given two days to return Joho, Kingi security detail

ODM leaders have given Interior CS Joseph Nkaissery two days to return the security detail of Governors Hassan Joho (Mombasa) and Amason Kingi (Kilifi). They...

The End of the Old Israel: How Netanyahu Has Transformed the Nation

 Israel — at least the largely secular and progressive version of Israel that once captured the world’s imagination — is over. Although that Israel...

As Syrian Troops Gain Ground, Aleppo Rebels Propose Truce

Staring a punishing and brutal defeat in the face, several Syrian rebel factions on Wednesday proposed a five-day cease-fire in the eastern part of...

India unveils the world’s largest solar power plant

The country is on schedule to be the world’s third biggest solar market next year. Images have been released showing the sheer size of a...

At least 67 killed in east China scaffolding collapse

Scaffolding at a construction site in eastern China collapsed into a deadly heap on Thursday, sending iron pipes, steel bars and wooden planks tumbling...

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Dubai to have tower dangling in the air from space?

A New York-based firm is proposing that Dubai be the site of a futuristic, asteroid-suspended skyscraper that orbits around the world.The speculative Analemma Tower...

Somaliland: NEC announces number of verified eligible voters, Political parties accept

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) of the Republic of Somaliland released the list of eligible of voters in upcoming elections. The announcement followed voter registration...

Why Premier League coaches are obsessed with the ‘half spaces’

The men playing in the pockets are causing more tactical problems than ever this season and Premier League managers know it. Adam Bate looks...