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Saudi, UAE, Bahrain to play in Qatar, signalling thaw

By AFP

November 13, 2019 – 4:12 pm

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have said they will participate in this month’s Gulf Cup football tournament in Qatar, signalling a thaw in their bitter two-year feud.


51 children injured in chemical attack at China kindergarten

By AFP

November 12, 2019 – 3:58 pm

BEIJING: More than 50 people, mostly children, were injured by a man who broke into a kindergarten in southwest China and sprayed them with corrosive liquid, local authorities said Tuesday.


Iran says oil field found with 53 billion barrels of crude oil

By AFP

November 10, 2019 – 6:40 pm

TEHRAN: Iran has discovered a new oil field containing 53 billion barrels of crude, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, a find that would increase Iran’s proven reserves by over a third.


Afghan chief executive Abdullah Abdullah wants halt to election recount

By AFP

November 10, 2019 – 6:37 pm

KABUL: Afghanistan’s Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah called on Sunday for a halt to a recount of the recent presidential election, saying he would not accept “fraud-marked” results.


Eight dead as Cyclone Bulbul smashes into India, Bangladesh coasts

By AFP

November 10, 2019 – 6:36 pm

KHULNA: Eight people died and more than two million others spent a night huddled in storm shelters as Cyclone Bulbul smashed into the coasts of India and Bangladesh with fierce gales and torrential rains, officials said on Sunday.