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Iran to buy uranium from Kazakhstan

Iran plans to buy 950 tonnes of uranium ore from Kazakhstan over three years and expects to get Russian help in producing nuclear fuel, its top...

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Chinese military confirms counter-terrorism operations inside Afghanistan

KABUL: Reports of Chinese military vehicles patrolling inside Afghanistan were confirmed by the Chinese military stating “joint counter-terrorism operations” with the Afghan government. Ren Guoqiang,...
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Lost pilot lands helicopter on highway to ask for directions in Kazakhstan

ASTANA: Incredible footage has come out of Kazakhstan where a soviet-designed Mi-8 gunship helicopter is landed in the middle of a highway and the pilot...

Tata Steel sells business to Liberty House for £100m

LONDON: Tata Steel has signed an agreement to sell its speciality steel business employing 1,700 people for £100m in the north of England. The deal...

Austrian police seize drugs in raid on Kazakh team hotel

VIENNA: Austrian police said on Thursday they seized medicines in a raid on the Kazakh team's hotel rooms at the biathlon World Championships, while...

India will overtake US as the second biggest economy by 2050

MUMBAI: India is set to overtake the United States as the world's second-largest economy by 2050 according to a new report published by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).  In...

Selfies lead to mental health issues

KABUL: Selfie is a self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a digital camera or smartphone held in the hand or supported by a selfie stick....

Tajikistan and Qatar agree to strengthen bilateral cooperation

DOHA: President of Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon met Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to enhance bilateral cooperation between their...

New Silk Road: Kazakhstan wheat reaches Lianyungang in China

LIANYUNGANG: The first batch of wheat from Kazakhstan has arrived at the Lianyungang port of China by cargo train on Sunday on its way...

Hyundai to assemble cars in Pakistan through joint-venture

ISLAMABAD: Hyundai Motor Company (005380.KS) plans to set up a car assembly plant in Pakistan in a joint venture with local textile firm Nishat...

Bangladesh and Russia working to boost trade

DHAKA:  Bangladesh and Russia are working together to boost trade, investment and economic relations between the two countries to new levels according to Russian Ambassador...

Top 10 Food Trends in 2017

NEW YORK: We are dedicated to discovering and sharing the latest emerging food, beverage and health trends news with our readers. The most important ranking of all...

Top 10 Valentine’s Beauty Gifts

The day of love is upon us! We’re officially in the run up to Valentine’s Day. Are you stressing about finding the perfect gift...

Dollar drops as Trump hints currency wars

LONDON: The dollar was put on the defensive in Asia on Wednesday after the Trump administration accused Germany and Japan of devaluing their currencies...

Iris Mittenaere of France crowned Miss Universe

MANILA: A 23-year-old dental student from France won the Miss Universe crown Monday, saying her triumph will make the beauty contest more popular in...

Trump loses legal battle to ban Muslims

New York: US airports braced for fresh protests Sunday against Donald Trump's temporary immigration ban, which a federal judge partially blocked by ordering authorities...

Five shot dead in mosque in Quebec, Canada

QUEBEC: Five people were killed after gunmen opened fire in a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers, the mosque's president told reporters on Sunday. Earlier, a witness...

Saudi Arabia planning hard measures to rein economy

RIYADH: The cost of living in Saudi Arabia has risen over the past year as the kingdom contends with lower oil prices and slashes to subsidies....

China hosts colorful ice and snow festival

HARBIN: Magnificent multi-coloured kingdom made entirely from ICE lights up the skyline at Chinese snow festival ARTISTS have created a breathtaking cityscape...

Top 5 halal startups for the Muslim world

ASTANA: According to FoodNavigator, the global halal market is currently worth US$1.1 trillion and is forecasted to grow to over US$1.6 trillion by 2018. Moreover, according...

Putin directly ordered to make Trump president

WASHINGTON: The US intelligence community concluded in a declassified report released Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an "influence campaign" aimed at hurting...

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NEW YORK: Forbes has released its list of world’s most powerful women for 2016. Here we present to you the 10 most powerful women...

The Islamic world’s last hope against terror: A non-violent Mujahid

LONDON: A narrative of an intrinsic link between Islam and violence is promoted by a small minority of extremists dividing our society into us...

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LONDON: On 23rd June 2015, Christopher Kolenda, a good friend, senior military fellow at King’s College London and former adviser to General McChrystal, presented...

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China wants Nepal to join Silk Road Initiative

KATHMANDU: Chinese Ambassador Yu Hong said on Tuesday that China is hoping Nepal will join its ambitious Silk Road initiative of One Belt and...