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First interview of Saudi crown prince to US channel

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s highly-anticipated interview on CBS’s 60 minutes aired on Sunday night in which the young royal spoke on a wide-range of topics, including the link between al-Qaeda and Iran. The television interview, the first in which he is addressing an American audience, was broadcast two days before the crown prince’s meeting with US President Donald …

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Political trouble in Maldives

resident Abdulla Yameen’s regime has entered its death spiral, the opposition said Saturday, as it vowed to continue protesting despite mass arrests and the use of tear gas to disperse crowds. Thousands filled the streets of Malé Friday night for anti-government rallies, with the opposition telling media the protests would not stop until their demands were met. More than 140 people were …

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No Diabetics, Blood Pressure expats allowed in Kuwait

Asian workers take a break after work at a park next to Kuwait’s Liberation Tower. PHOTO: AFP/FILE Kuwait is set to stop offering residency permit to expatriates suffering from cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure and numerous other non-infectious diseases, Al Watan newspaper reported. For the first time the country has banned people with non-infectious diseases from entering the state. List …

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Can the West depend on India?

In 1992, India and Pakistan signed an agreement stating that they would never develop, produce or otherwise acquire chemical weapons. Fast forward to 14th January 1993, India happily made a similar pledge with 119 countries (parties to the CWC at the time) by acceding to the Chemical Weapons Convention. There was a small glitch though — in its agreement with Pakistan …

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London Bus adverts promote Pakistan’s Gwadar

A leading investment group has launched the most expensive, diverse and creative advertising campaign ever run outside of Pakistan to promote Gwadar as the investment destination and to invite attention towards the future hub of economic activity in the South Asian country. A total of 100 iconic red double-decker buses in London, the capital city of England, are running across …

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