Archive of 11 April 2019

European shares recover, airline stocks zoom on Brexit delay

European shares ground higher on Thursday, buoyed by gains among bank and travel stocks, with risk appetite aided by a European Central Bank official expressing...

IMF awaits decision on Venezuela government recognition

WASHINGTON: World governments are working on recognizing a Venezuelan government, a key step before international aid can flow into the crisis-stricken country, IMF chief Christine...

Nigeria: Buhari summons security chiefs following mass killings

ABUJA: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari summoned his top security chiefs to a closed- doors meeting on Thursday, facing rising pressure to address worsening security, especially...

Bouteflika, Bashir will other strongmen fall?

PARIS: Strongmen in the Middle East and North Africa will be eyeing warily popular protests, fed by frustration with living standards and an elite perceived...

Soomro announces the ‘Road to Makkah initiative’ for Hajj 2019

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Aviation and Privatisation Mohammad Mian Soomro announced the Road to Makkah initiative for Hajj 2019, which will facilitate the pilgrims for

Legends like Rory’s Masters chances, Tiger’s tenacity

AUGUSTA: Golf legends Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player backed Rory McIlroy as a solid pick to win the Masters after making ceremonial tee shots Thursday...

Erdogan hopes Sudan will return to ‘normal democratic process’

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday said he hoped Sudan would return to a "normal democratic process" after an uprising led to the...

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