Friday, August 14, 2020

Europe General

Cyprus court convicts British girl for lying about gang rape by Israeli youths

A Cyprus court on Monday convicted a British girl for lying about the gang rape of Israeli youths six months ago, and in a case closely watched by human rights groups, the court ruled in Paralimni town that the...

Stolen weapons from the British military stores offered for sale on the Internet

The British Ministry of Defense announced today, Monday, the stolen weapons and ammunition from army bases, and some of them were offered for sale on e-commerce sites. The British Defense said, in a statement reported by the local news channel,...

Eurowings cancels 170 flights on a 3-day air hosts strike in Germany

Eurowings, a low-cost aviation company of German airline Lufthansa, has canceled more than 170 flights scheduled for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday due to a strike by air hosts on a wage dispute. On Sunday, the German company Eurowings has provided...

More than 100 sensitive documents disappear from MI 6 headquarters in London

More than 100 highly sensitive documents disappeared during the work of modernizing the headquarters of the British Intelligence Service MI 6 in central London, and the Sun newspaper stated that the documents are not classified, but they are very...

CHRISTMAS AT THE ROYALS: Prince Philip missed from the Christmas service

Britain's Prince Philip did not participate on Wednesday at the traditional Christmas service Royals. Queen Elizabeth II and several family members visited the church in Sandringham in eastern England, where the 93-year-old is currently in her country estate. Prince Philip had left the hospital...

Canada: 6.2-magnitude earthquake hits western Port Hardy

US Geological Survey said that a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck an area 177 km west of Port Hardy in British Columbia, Canada on Tuesday, and there were no reports of material or human damages caused by the earthquake, which occurred...

Queen Elizabeth is looking forward to Christmas and reunification

Queen Elizabeth is expected to emphasize the importance of harmony and solidarity in her speech in conjunction with Christmas this year, Buckingham Palace said in a statement. The palace released two short excerpts of the 93-year-old monarch's speech to be...

Prince Harry and Megan Markle spend royal holiday in Canada, Trudeau welcomes the couple

Prince Harry and Megan Markle are spending their royal vacation in Canada, where they will spend time with Meghan's mother, Doria Ragland, as well as some friends, and this holiday extends to 6 weeks, which they started with a...

Germany rejects US sanctions on Nord Stream 2

The German government confirmed its rejection of the US sanctions imposed by Congress on the "Nord Stream 2" gas line, considering it an interference in its affairs. Ulrich Demir, deputy spokeswoman for the federal government, said in a statement Saturday,...

Toronto mayor announces to install 50 photo-radar cameras to limit traffic fatalities

The city of Toronto has started installing photo radar cameras in school zones throughout the city, Mayor John Tory announced. At a time of rising anger over the growing number of pedestrians and cyclists being killed in collisions on...

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

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