Friday, August 14, 2020

Europe General

Controversial self-defense reform in Italy takes last hurdle

A controversial reform of the self-defense law in Italy has taken the final hurdle. The Senate gave the go-ahead on Thursday for the changes, the burglary victims, according to Interior Minister Matteo Salvini give more rights to defend against...

Russian president arrives in Kyrgyzstan for one-day official visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek Thursday for a one-day state visit, during which he will sign a new document on the status of the Russian military base in the country. The protocol will cover...

European parliament votes to end mandatory hourly change twice a year

According to the European media outlet Euronews, the proposal was submitted to end the time change in September following the European Union survey, adding that starting in 2021, the proposal gives EU member states two options either continue to...

European Parliament approves new copyright protection rules on YouTube and Google News

The European Parliament voted on Tuesday to approve changes that would make platforms such as YouTube responsible for copyright violations committed by its users. Sites such as Google News could also be asked to pay publishers for use of...

Virus attacks electronic network of Spanish defense ministry

Virus hit the Spanish Ministry of Defense's electronic network this month to steal military technology secrets, the Spanish newspaper El Pais reported on Tuesday, quoting sources leading the investigation that it suspected a foreign country was involved. A ministry...

Ukraine prevents Italian journalist from entering its territory

The Ukrainian authorities refused to allow Italian journalist to their territory to cover the presidential election, accusing him of bias against the country. The newspaper "Fox News" US on Monday that Kiev prevented the Italian journalist Marc Enaru, working as...

French Council of Islamic Faith submits complaint against Facebook and YouTube

The French Council of the Islamic Faith has lodged a complaint with the Attorney General in Paris against Facebook and YouTube on the publication of violent messages that incite terrorism and seriously harm the human dignity that the palace...

Italy’s aviation crises deepened after 95 flights cancelled on staff strike

Italian airline Alitalia has canceled 95 domestic and international flights. Air Italy is also expected to cancel number of flights due to strikes by aviation workers. The Italian newspaper L'Aquale reported in its European version on Monday that Italian air...

NZ places Brenton Tarrant in heavily guarded prison

The New Zealand authorities on Sunday escorted the Australian extremist Brenton Tarrant responsible for the massacre of two mosques in Christ Church, to a heavily guarded prison outside the northern city. "We have worked closely with other agencies to bring...

Distressed Viking Sky cruise ship to be towed to port

Norwegian helicopters have continued to evacuate people aboard a cruise ship whose engine is off the country's western coast amid heavy waves and bad weather. Three of the four engines of the "Viking Sky" were working again, a spokesman...

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All candidates of Businessmen Group (BMG) have been elected unopposed for the Managing Committee of Karachi Chamber of Commerce...

Mastercard partners Faysal Bank to expand digital payments in Pakistan

Mastercard has expanded on its existing strong partnership with Faysal Bank through an agreement that will further support the digitization of the payments infrastructure...

New Zealand reimposed lockdown in Auckland after first local Coronavirus case in 102 days

New Zealand announced on Tuesday that it would close its largest city, Auckland, after discovering four new cases of Covid-19 in the city, the...

Record Increase In Export Of Fruits & Vegetables Despite Coronavirus Global Pandemic

Pakistan has registered record enhancement in export of fruits & vegetables despite coronavirus global pandemic. The Financial year 2019-20 has witnessed an overall increase...

K-Electric successfully closes PKR 25 Billion Sukuk, the largest ever Sukuk issue in Pakistan’s private sector!

August 10th, 2020: K-Electric (KE) is pleased to announce the successful closure of its PKR 25 billion Sukuk which is the largest Sukuk issue...