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Europe’s far-right populists are on the march again

  • Each time the tsunami of populism engulfing the Western world appears to have been discredited and defeated, a new wave of far-right victories compels liberal pundits to eat their words. Scarcely a country in the democratic West has remained unscathed, as these radical hooligans scale the wal...
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Zelensky discredits Russian referendums, thanks Saudi Crown Prince for prisoner swap’s ‘brilliant result’

  • RIYADH: Volodymyr Zelensky, the Ukrainian president, has called Russian President Vladimir Putin’s referendums and accords formally recognizing the annexation of territories in eastern Ukraine a “bloody PR-(stunt) based on human victims.” “I’m not sure what kind of referendums they had. We do...
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OPEC+ may consider output cut of more than 1 million bpd

  • RIYADH:  The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies led by Russia, also known as OPEC+, will consider an oil output cut of more than a million barrels per day when it meets on Oct. 5, OPEC sources told Reuters on Sunday. The figure is slightly above estimates fo...
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French march in Paris to rally support for women in Iran

  • PARIS: Thousands of people marched in Paris on Sunday to show their support for Iranian protesters standing up to their leadership over the death of a young woman in police custody. Several female demonstrators chopped off chunks of their hair and tossed them into the air as a gesture of libera...
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Israeli security forces dismantle cell linked to Daesh

  • JERUSALEM: Israel’s internal security agency said Sunday it dismantled in the north of the country a cell linked to Daesh, whose alleged sympathizers staged deadly attacks earlier this year. “Six residents of Nazareth were arrested several weeks ago and interrogated by the Shin Bet on suspicio...
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Plenty of fish in the sea? Not for Sindh’s fishing communities, thanks to climate change 

  • KARACHI: With a forlorn expression on his face, 35-year-old Aijaz Abbasi anxiously waits for his wife to return to their small, rented house so she can cook a meal for him and their two children. Life was much easier for him when he used to fish for a living in a small town some 150 kilometers ...
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UAE In-Focus — Dubai Metaverse Strategy aims to create 40,000 jobs; Egis completes WME acquisition

  • RIYADH: The Dubai Metaverse Strategy is aiming to create 40,000 virtual jobs in the next five years, as the city aims to become one of the top 10 global metaverse economies. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum the Chairman of Dubai Executive Council and Crown Prince of Dubai, who ...
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Bahrain Raid Xtreme’s Sebastien Loeb makes strong start in Morocco

  • Sebastien Loeb made a solid start to the Rallye Du Maroc as he set out to extend his lead in the World Rally-Raid Championship with BahraIn Raid Xtreme. Loeb recorded the third-fastest time on the opening day in his BRX Prodrive Hunter, as Qatar’s Nasser Al-Attiyah in a Toyota Hilux set the p...
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Oil Updates — Crude falls but notches weekly gain; OPEC+ to hold Oct. 5 meeting in person in Vienna

  • RIYADH: Oil prices dipped on Friday in choppy trading but notched their first weekly gain in five on Friday, underpinned by the possibility that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies, known as OPEC+, will agree to cut crude output when it meets on Oct. 5. Brent ...
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Pakistan to provide free seeds, fertilizer to farmers in flood-hit areas — official 

  • ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani government has decided to allocate around $500 million to provide free seeds and fertilizer to farmers in flood-affected areas for sowing wheat and other crops on an additional 1.6 million acres of land to ensure food security of 220 million Pakistanis, an official said...
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