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Swiss Attorney General offers resignation over FIFA case fallout

Swiss court confirms Attorney General Michael Lauber had lied about his secret meetings with FIFA President Gianni Infantino. Switzerland's Attorney General Michael Lauber has offered...

Twitter reports highest-ever yearly growth in daily users

Twitter American microblogging reports its highest-ever yearly growth in daily users to lockdowns and increased conversations around coronavirus pandemic. Twitter on Thursday reported its highest-ever...

Teams of Military medics deploy in California as virus surges

Teams of military medics deployed as Texas reported 10,000 new cases and 129 additional deaths and California reported nearly 20,000 and 258 respectively. Medics were...

Israeli PM faces pushback on money-for-all Covid plan

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu $6bn grant proposal for citizens to alleviate economic crisis opposed by some officials. Israel's Prime Minister has gotten a lukewarm...

Hassan Diab sues American University of Beirut for $1m

Hassan Diab's lawsuit for exit package claims comes as American University of Beirut struggling for its financial survival in COVID affected situation. Lebanese Prime Minister...

Saudi Women driver’s licence scams spotted on social media

Saudi Kingdom granted women right to drive two years ago, a historic move that cracked open a window to new freedoms for women. Social media...

King Hamad ratifies law on GCC nationals’ property ownership

King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain ratified and issued a law amending a 1999 law allowing nationals of the GCC to own...

Oman to allow part-time jobs for expats soon

Oman citizens and expatriates will soon have the option to do part-time jobs as the country is seeking to diversify its economy,state agency says. In...

Bahrain to pay 50% of salaries for private firms

Bahrain’s government said that it would pay 50% of salaries for private company workers in sectors that hard-hit by pandemic, state news agency reported. The...

Islamabad to get its first temple complex

Islamabad Pakistani capital to get its first temple complex, Construction of complex begins as part of government's outreach to minority Hindu community. Construction of the...

French authorities arrests six over stolen Banksy artwork

French authorities have arrested six people over theft of an artwork by British street artist Banksy that was stolen from Bataclan concert hall in...

German financial watchdog in EU crosshairs over Wirecard bust

German financial watchdog under investigation,Rare move by EU piles embarrassment on Berlin days before it is due to take over the EU's rotating presidency. European...

India’s fighter jets fly over Galwan as China again blames India...

Indian fighter jets engage in show of strength over flashpoint Himalayan area as China repeats India provoked June 15 border clash. Indian fighter jets have...

Official who took $3.2m bribe from Bangladeshi MP in Kuwait wanted

Kuwait’s Public Prosecution is continuing its marathon investigation into the case of the Bangladeshi MP,taken into custody on charges of human trafficking. A source familiar...

Five Star Movement denies receiving $3.9m from Venezuela

Five Star Movement a Italian political party rejects Spanish newspaper's allegation that it received secret financing from Maduro in 2010. Italy's ruling Five Star Movement...

Pakistani authorities to seal city areas across country

Pakistani authorities says they will re-impose strict lockdowns in selected areas of several cities from Monday night to stem quickening virus spread. Federal government said...

Bahrain increase Widows allowance

Bahrain King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa has ordered an increase in the monthly allowance offered to 11,000 orphans and widows, Bahrain’s news agency...

Russian 20,000-tonne diesel spill,Putin declares state of emergency

Russian 6,000 tonnes of diesel seeped into the ground and another 15,000 in nearby waterways,Russian President Vladimir Putin declared a state of emergency. Waterways near...

Sri Lanka govt to reopen some tourism in August with restrictions

Sri Lanka government is planing to reopen its tourism sector on August 1 by allowing only small groups of visitors to begin with, a...

Thai govt approves $58 billion economic package to ease Pandemic impact

Thai government passed a 1.9 trillion baht ($58 billion) economic support package on Sunday to ease the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The legislation, comprising...

Sources says US to cancel visas of Chinese students

Sources says United States is planning to cancel the visas of thousands of Chinese graduate students,which could impact 3,000 to 5,000 Chinese students. The United...

Russian President changes electoral law to allow remote vote

Russian President approved changes to the country's electoral law, allowing Russians to vote electronically or by mail in future polls. Russians will be able to...