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DHAKA: Bangladesh resumed its nationwide inoculation drive against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) with China’s Sinopharm vaccine on Saturday, nearly two months after halting the initiative due to a failed supply of 30 million doses from India. Starting from January, New Delhi had vowed to deliver the Covishield vaccine, produced by the Serum Institute of India,…
DUBAI: French fashion house Dior this week returned to live audience shows with an extravagant presentation of its partly-sports inspired 2022 Cruise collection in Athens’ Panathenaic stadium, the 4th-century site of the first modern Olympic Games, 70-years after an iconic Dior shoot at the Acropolis. Dior’s Creative Director Maria Grazia Chiuri enlisted models, including Moroccan-British star…
VIENNA: Talks on reviving a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers cannot continue indefinitely and a decision needs to be made soon, a senior diplomat from the ‘E3’ grouping of France, Germany and Britain said on Sunday. “We continue to make progress but we still need to resolve the most difficult issues. As…
AFC left with questions to answer ahead of draw for final 2022 World Cup qualifying round Something unusual happened on Friday. FIFA announced the new rankings only for 12 teams in Asia so the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) can, on July 1, go ahead with the draw for the third round of qualification for the…
Jordan is racing against time to save a tiny rare fish from extinction as falling water levels partly triggered by global warming threaten to dry up its last habitat.The Dead Sea toothcarp — scientific name Aphanius dispar richardsoni — has been on the red list of the International Union for Conversation of Nature since 2014.The…
DUBAI: French fashion house Dior this week returned to live audience shows with an extravagant presentation of its partly-sports inspired 2022 Cruise collection in Athens’ Panathenaic stadium, the 4th-century site of the first modern Olympic Games, 70-years after an iconic Dior shoot at the Acropolis. Dior’s Creative Director Maria Grazia Chiuri enlisted models, including Moroccan-British star…
KAMPALA: Ethiopians will vote on Monday in a landmark election overshadowed by reports of famine in the country’s war-hit Tigray region and beset by logistical problems that mean some people won’t be able to vote until September. The election is the centerpiece of a reform drive by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, whose rise to power…
CAIRO: Iraq and Egypt discussed improved cooperation in the fields of communications and IT at a meeting between Amr Talaat, the Egyptian minister of communications and information technology, and his Iraqi counterpart, Arkan Shihab, on Thursday. Shihab was leading a high-level delegation to Egypt that included government officials and representatives of the Iraqi private sector.…
CAIRO: Iraq and Egypt discussed improved cooperation in the fields of communications and IT at a meeting between Amr Talaat, the Egyptian minister of communications and information technology, and his Iraqi counterpart, Arkan Shihab, on Thursday. Shihab was leading a high-level delegation to Egypt that included government officials and representatives of the Iraqi private sector.…
RIYADH: Another week, another huge green hydrogen project announcement in the Middle East. This time, it was Egypt’s turn. The most populous Arab nation is planning to invest up to $4 billion in a project to create hydrogen through electrolysis powered by renewable energy, Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker said on…