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Myanmar junta defends execution of democracy activists after global outrage

  • YANGON: Myanmar’s military defended amid global outrage on Tuesday the execution of four democracy activists, saying it was carried out in the name of justice. The activists were sentenced to death during closed-door trials earlier this year on charges of helping a civilian resistance movemen...
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India slams Pakistan, China over invite for other countries to join CPEC

  • NEW DELHI / ISLAMABAD:  The Indian government slammed on Tuesday plans by China and Pakistan to involve third countries in their ongoing multibillion-dollar infrastructure project. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a central part of the Belt and Road Initiative, under which Beijing...
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Predatory birds of a feather plotting mayhem together

  • For his first major foreign visit since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine (excluding a trip to Turkmenistan), what destination did Vladimir Putin select to demonstrate that he still possesses powerful, prosperous and popular friends on the global stage? He was, of course, lavishly hosted in Russia’s...
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Sudan junta puts the ball in the court of divided civil coalitions

  • Sudan’s modern history has been dominated by the struggle between civilian powers, fragmented, politically polarized and suspicious of each other, and the military, an entity torn between the attractions of radical ideological forces of the day and neutrality. In fact, between its independence...
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Lebanon’s Parliament resorts to makeshift solutions to prevent collapse

  • BEIRUT: Tuesday’s legislative session reflected the chaos and confusion that Lebanon is experiencing, with caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati and Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri tossing the issue of scrapping subsidies on wheat like a hot potato. The session highlight was the approval of an...
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Saudi Cabinet approves maritime transport cooperation agreement with Iraq

  • RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet has approved a cooperation agreement between the government and Iraq in the field of maritime transport, Saudi Press Agency reported.  At Tuesday’s meeting, the council of ministers also approved a protocol to amend and extend the agreement concluded betwee...
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India opposes plans to invite other countries to CPEC, Pakistan calls statement ‘baseless’ 

  • ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI: The Indian government opposed on Tuesday plans by China and Pakistan to involve third countries in their ongoing multibillion-dollar infrastructure project.  The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is a central part of the Belt and Road Initiative, under which Beijing h...
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Saudi Arabia to experience torrential thunder, rain and dusty winds: NCM forecast

  • RIYADH: The southern and western parts of Saudi Arabia will experience torrential thunderstorms, while dusty winds and storms are predicted for southern parts of Riyadh and the east. The National Center for Meteorology in its forecast on Tuesday said: “Moderate and thundershowers, rains accom...
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Female empowerment biopic ‘Bergen’ finds success in Mideast cinemas

  • DUBAI: Musical biopic “Bergen” has hit new heights in the Middle East and is being touted by theater chain Vox Cinemas as the most successful Turkish movie screened in the region The biopic has reportedly garnered more than 371,000 admissions across eight markets in five weeks, breaking box o...
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ADNOC’s logistics arm acquires Zakher Marine to bolster offshore operations

  • RIYADH: ADNOC Logistics & Services, a unit of Abu Dhabi National Oil Co., has acquired offshore support vessel operator Zakher Marine International amid efforts to bolster its oil and natural gas operations. Once the deal is completed, ADNOC L&S’s fleet size will surpass 300 units, it...
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