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Alwaleed's Kingdom Holding shares extend rally for second day Alwaleed's Kingdom Holding shares extend rally for second day
- January 30, 2018

That sum included real estate, commercial entities, cash and other assets, the statement said . "The total number of subpoenaed individuals reached 381, a significant number of whom were called to testify or provide evidence", the attorney general said on Tuesday in a statement released by the information ministry. (more...)
India beats South Africa for pride-saving win in 3rd test
- January 30, 2018

There are four matches, so it sounds like a realistic goal for Faf du Plessis' men, but England failed to win a single match on their tour in December and January. India fought, competed and then won at the Wanderers. "But at many moments in the first two games we put them under pressure", added Kohli. But Murali Vijay and Lokesh Rahul deserve a longer rope, with Shikhar Dhawan backing up. (more...)
'Padmaavat' banned in Malaysia 'Padmaavat' banned in Malaysia
- January 30, 2018

Mohd Zamberi Abdul Aziz has said the film might offend the Muslims in the country and hence it was not cleared for screening. Padmavat is based on 16th century poet Malik Muhammad Jayasi's poem 'Padmavat.' The movie describes how Rajput king Maharawal Ratan Singh (Shahid Kapoor) and his queen Padmavati (Deepika Padukone) attempt to save their kingdom from ambitious, heartless and power-hungry Sultan of Delhi, Alauddin Khilji (Ranveer Singh), bent on possessing Padmavati and dominating India. (more...)
Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez still confident about signing new striker Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez still confident about signing new striker
- January 30, 2018

Benitez , happy at the club and on Tyneside, is prepared to consider a new contract - if he and owner Mike Ashley are on the "same page" when it comes to transfers. He wants to play. Despite the scoreline, Benitez insists his players performed well and controlled large parts of the game, only to concede from counter-attacks. (more...)
Former HGTV Star Arrested, Accused of Molesting a 10-Year-Old Girl Former HGTV Star Arrested, Accused of Molesting a 10-Year-Old Girl
- January 30, 2018

He's accused of groping the girl's behind and her breasts, then asking if she wanted to touch his penis, according to the arrest warrant acquired by the Hartford Courant . Dionne claims he moved her arm away and told her it was inappropriate before leaving the room, where his son and daughter were sleeping, and going to his bedroom, where his wife was sleeping. (more...)
US Home panel votes to launch memo on Russian Federation inquiry
- January 30, 2018

Two sources familiar with the memo said it accuses the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department of abusing their authority in asking a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judge to approve a request to extend an eavesdropping operation on Carter Page , an adviser to Trump's 2016 campaign. (more...)
Saudi Arabia Closes Hotel Detention Center Saudi Arabia Closes Hotel Detention Center
- January 30, 2018

Saudi authorities launched an unprecedented anti-corruption drive in early November and arrested hundreds of royals, businessmen and officials. Even before Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and other billionaires were released after nearly three months in detention, Saudi officials had already pronounced their controversial anti-corruption crackdown a resounding success. (more...)
Shares of Kingdom Holdings Spike After Prince Al-Waleed's Release Shares of Kingdom Holdings Spike After Prince Al-Waleed's Release
- January 30, 2018

Mojeb also said that total settlements with the suspects had topped 400 billion riyals ($107 billion) in various forms of assets including property, securities and cash. Last week, Finance Minister Mohammed al-Jadaan said the money recovered through the settlements would be used to fund a $13.3bn programme to help Saudi citizens cope with the rising cost of living. (more...)
Indian supreme court issues contempt notices to 3 states over Indian supreme court issues contempt notices to 3 states over "cow vigilantism"
- January 30, 2018

The chief secretaries have been asked to file their response by April 3. The Supreme Court of India on Monday issued contempt notices to governments of three states - Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana, for allegedly failing to prevent incidents of "cow vigilantism". (more...)
Pakistani woman says 'name of her killer' as she takes last breath Pakistani woman says 'name of her killer' as she takes last breath
- January 30, 2018

According to Pakistan Today , Afridi's brother, Sadiqullah, has also been accused of waiting outside Aasma's home before she was shot. The chief justice asked Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Inspector-General of Police Salahuddin Mehsud to submit a report on the case within 24 hours. (more...)
Progress made on NAFTA as sixth round ends Progress made on NAFTA as sixth round ends
- January 30, 2018

The talks are now scheduled to continue for at least two more months, with rounds scheduled for Mexico City and Washington, before policy-makers confront a major dilemma: what to do during the spring, summer and fall as Mexico and the USA hold national elections. (more...)
Border Patrol finds 76 undocumented immigrants in tractor-trailer Border Patrol finds 76 undocumented immigrants in tractor-trailer
- January 30, 2018

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents in Texas found 76 undocumented immigrants in the back of a tractor-trailer near the border with Mexico, the CBP announced Monday. After interviews were conducted, Border Patrol was not successful at learning who owned the drugs. The issue came up again earlier this month when police chief William McManus was criticized for releasing 12 immigrants who had apparently been smuggled from the U.S.to Laredo . (more...)
Will do everything to get triple talaq bill passed; says Government Will do everything to get triple talaq bill passed; says Government
- January 30, 2018

Prime Minister also said that the budget, to be presented in parliament during this session, will fulfil the aspirations and expectations of common man. The Supreme Court had on August 22 a year ago struck down triple talaq, calling the practice unconstitutional and in violation of Article 14 of the Constitution, which provides for equality before the law. (more...)
Airlines Cancel More Than 200 Flights Over Tensions Between China and Taiwan Airlines Cancel More Than 200 Flights Over Tensions Between China and Taiwan
- January 30, 2018

Taiwanese stranded in mainland China can also go to the coastal city of Xiamen and board ferries to Kinmen, a Taiwanese outpost less than 2 kilometers off the mainland, and fly to Taipei or other cities on domestic flights operated by China Airlines, Taiwan's flag carrier, as well as EVA Air. (more...)
Shopian civilian killings: FIR against Army major disgusting, says BJP Shopian civilian killings: FIR against Army major disgusting, says BJP
- January 30, 2018

The statements can be recorded in the office of District Magistrate, Shopian, the spokesperson added. "Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti should seek the removal of draconian laws such as the AFSPA from the state and also break her party's alliance with the BJP", Islam told reporters here. (more...)
Donald Trump: US gained't speak to Taliban after latest assaults in Afghanistan Donald Trump: US gained't speak to Taliban after latest assaults in Afghanistan
- January 30, 2018

Taliban terrorists attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul on January 21-22, killing 22 people including 14 foreigners. At least 20 people were killed in the hotel assault. effort to secure Afghanistan is faring", he added. Tillerson had said the USA would support peace talks with the Taliban "without preconditions". Monday's attack on an Afghan Army battalion killed at least 11 soldiers and wounded 16, a Defence Ministry spokesman said. (more...)
European Union warns Britain divorce is not yet resolved
- January 30, 2018

But even with both sides mostly in agreement over the transition period bar a few questions over citizens rights and trade agreements, May faces criticism by Brexit campaigners for bowing to European Union demands and accepting the status quo. (more...)
Police, armed suspect in standoff on University of Minnesota campus Police, armed suspect in standoff on University of Minnesota campus
- January 30, 2018

Officers have been on the scene since around midnight, Minneapolis Police spokesperson Scott Seroka said, adding there would be more information once a resolution was reached with the individual inside. Authorities said the woman was not hurt and was speaking with investigators. An unknown number of guests were evacuated from nearby rooms as the incident continued. (more...)
India's preference for boys has produced 21 million India's preference for boys has produced 21 million "unwanted girls"
- January 30, 2018

This, the findings stated, has led to skewed sex ratios at birth and beyond, leading to estimates of 63 million "missing" women, in addition to the notional category of "unwanted" girls which is estimated at over 21 million. According to the World Health Organisation, the natural "sex ratio at birth" is considered to be 1.05 . Economic gains also caused women's employment percentages to fall from 36 percent in 2005-06 to 24 percent in 2015-16 as men's income increased, allowing women to ... (more...)
SEALED: Ahmed Musa heads to CSKA Moscow on loan SEALED: Ahmed Musa heads to CSKA Moscow on loan
- January 30, 2018

He told the Club's website: "I am very happy and proud to be back. I am back to red-blue family!", CSKA quoted Musa on their verified Twitter handle. And now the 25-year-old has been farmed out to the club where he spent five seasons, racking up more than 50 goals at the Russian Premier League side. (more...)
U.S. to Increase Pressure on African Nations Trading with North Korea U.S. to Increase Pressure on African Nations Trading with North Korea
- January 30, 2018

New insight from North Korea analysis program 38 North suggests that the sanctions may be working to decrease military activity within the regime. Russian Federation has been "warned" against letting North Korea trade coal via its ports, a U.S. (more...)
CIA's Pompeo Expects Russia to Continue Meddling in Midterms CIA's Pompeo Expects Russia to Continue Meddling in Midterms
- January 30, 2018

The leading U.S. intelligence agencies concluded at the end of 2016 that Russian President had directed a broad intelligence effort to influence the presidential election that year to undermine the campaign of Democrat Hillary Clinton and boost Donald 's chances. (more...)
Catalan-Madrid showdown expected as Puigdemont reinstatement vote looms Catalan-Madrid showdown expected as Puigdemont reinstatement vote looms
- January 30, 2018

Initially, Puigdemont was expected to seek that, but his lawyer said Monday this was unlikely. Spain's Constitutional Court has ruled that Puigdemont, who won back his seat in the December 21 general elections, must get court permission to attend the Tuesday session of Catalonia's parliament. (more...)
Pondy CM, LT Guv pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi Pondy CM, LT Guv pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi
- January 30, 2018

The leaders from different political parties will pay tributes to Bapu at Rajghat in New Delhi . "The 96-year-old, who claims to be a witness to the horrific event on January 30, 1948, said he "could not hear anything due to the commotion after the incident". (more...)
Saudi frees Prince Alwaleed bin Talal after undisclosed srettlement Saudi frees Prince Alwaleed bin Talal after undisclosed srettlement
- January 30, 2018

Fawaz Al Hokair, the billionaire founder of one of the country's largest retailers, and media tycoon Waleed al-Ibrahim, head of the Dubai-based Middle East Broadcasting Center, left the hotel over the weekend, the official said on condition of anonymity. (more...)

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