What you should know about Late Emir Sheikh Sabah of Kuwait

Sheikh Sabah was born in June 1929 in Kuwait, then a British protectorate, the son of the Emir Sheikh Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah. He attended school in Kuwait and later worked several government posts. After Kuwait gained independence in 1961, he began a four-decade stint as foreign minister that covered the latter half of the emirate’s … Continue reading What you should know about Late Emir Sheikh Sabah of Kuwait

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Farewell to Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah

When world leaders mount the marble podium during the annual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), they often spout a lot of doom and gloom. Not so for Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah. When he entered the global spotlight in October 1963 as foreign minister of a newly independent Kuwait, he gushed with more passion and … Continue reading Farewell to Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah

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Why UAE was suspended from equestrian competitions

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been suspended by world equestrian’s governing body for staging two international endurance competitions as national events in an attempt to circumvent new rules. The International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI) announced the ban on Friday, suspending the UAE across all FEI disciplines until the new year and endurance competitions … Continue reading Why UAE was suspended from equestrian competitions

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Pacquiao to fight MMA star McGregor in 2021

Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao will face former two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor in the boxing ring next year, and part of proceeds from the fight will go to coronavirus victims in his country. “For the sake of all the Filipino COVID-19 victims, Senator Manny Pacquiao will be fighting UFC superstar Conor McGregor next year,” … Continue reading Pacquiao to fight MMA star McGregor in 2021

Bad news for German migrants

A long-standing member of the far-right Alternative for Deutschland (AfD) political party has been sacked amid reports of his inflammatory comments in which he allegedly said refugees and migrants could be “gassed”. Christian Lueth, who has been with the AfD since the early days of its inception in 2013, was already suspended from his post … Continue reading Bad news for German migrants

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Is Horse Racing really evil?

Horse racing is one of the oldest sports in history. It basically involves two or more horses saddled by jockeys or, sometimes, allowed to compete over a distance for the purpose of identifying which is the fastest. The equestrian performance game attracts global audience and wide support across people of all ages, race, gender and … Continue reading Is Horse Racing really evil?

Fiancé steals cash meant for wedding preparation, relocates abroad

A Nigerian man with the Twitter handle @SpendoGustav0 has revealed his uncle's bitter experience in the hands of a lady he trusted and wanted to take as wife. In a tweet on Wednesday, the man said that his uncle deposited the sum of N2 million into his girlfriend's account. The money was meant to cover … Continue reading Fiancé steals cash meant for wedding preparation, relocates abroad

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Nigerian doctors warned to stop endangering people’s lives

Delta state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has advised Nigerian doctors to explore other ways of getting government's attention to their needs instead of embarking on industrial strike. Okowa who is a trained medical doctor himself gave the advice on Wednesday, September 23 when the Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) led by its first vice … Continue reading Nigerian doctors warned to stop endangering people’s lives

What American voters think of the 2020 elections

Fewer than one-third of Americans think the 2020 elections will be held in an honest, open manner, according to a new Public Affairs Council survey released Thursday.  “We’ve never seen an American election with so much doubt about whether the results will reflect the will of the voters,” said Public Affairs Council President Doug Pinkham. “The question … Continue reading What American voters think of the 2020 elections

Miralem Pjanic

Miralem Pjanic reveals why he rejected Barca move in 2008

Third time lucky. Miralem Pjanic is a Barça player after two unsuccessful attempts to sign him by the club, as revealed by the Bosnian midfielder himself in this part of the interview he gave to SPORT. First, in 2008, when he was a promising but unknown midfielder for French team Metz. Later, already consecrated as a … Continue reading Miralem Pjanic reveals why he rejected Barca move in 2008

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Wileyfox UK launches new smart phone for the savvy open market

BUSINESS PROPOSAL FOR THE MARKETING DIRECTOR OF WILEYFOX, U.K. INTRODUCTION Wileyfox is a London-based company which deals on high-value, affordable and low-choice mobile phones, including phone-specific screen protectors, clip-on covers and spare batteries. It was established in 2015 (John., 2018). Wileyfox operates with few workers and has no legacy devices to compete against market leaders … Continue reading Wileyfox UK launches new smart phone for the savvy open market

Coronavirus Vaccine: Australia to receive first batch of AstraZeneca in Jan 2021

Australia will receive the first doses of an AstraZeneca and Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine in January 2021 if trials prove successful after Canberra agreed a deal to purchase a second potential vaccine, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday. Australia said in August it had signed a preliminary agreement with AstraZeneca for enough doses for … Continue reading Coronavirus Vaccine: Australia to receive first batch of AstraZeneca in Jan 2021

Manchester City’s Mahrez and Laporte test positive to COVID-19

Manchester City’s duo of Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte have tested positive for coronavirus. The club announced this on Monday morning. It said both players are asymptomatic and observing isolation at home. The club, in a statement, said: “Manchester City FC can confirm that Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte have tested positive for Covid-19. “Both … Continue reading Manchester City’s Mahrez and Laporte test positive to COVID-19

CORONAVIRUS: Why American scientists think sewage testing is valuable

Days after he crossed the country to start college, Ryan Schmutz received a text message from Utah State University: COVID-19 had been detected at his dorm. Within 10 minutes, he dropped the crepes he was making and was whisked away by bus to a testing site. “We didn’t even know they were testing,” said Schmutz, … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS: Why American scientists think sewage testing is valuable

Expect new airplane cabins the next time you fly

Headrest canopies and fabric barriers between seats could start appearing in airplane cabins as the embattled industry tries to ward off the coronavirus. Airlines desperate for governments to lift travel restrictions and passengers to return are looking at ways to reassure the public that their health won’t be compromised on a flight. New-look seats and … Continue reading Expect new airplane cabins the next time you fly