'Great relief' as World Bank grants Pakistan six-month stay order in Reko Diq mine case

  • Last year, World Bank’s arbitration court ordered Pakistani government to pay damages of $5.8 billion to Tethyan Copper 
  • Reko Diq mine has become a test case for PM Imran Khan’s ability to attract serious foreign investment to Pakistan
By Arab News Pakistan ·

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Pakistan to establish 18 markets on Afghanistan, Iran borders to boost trade, curb smuggling

  • Under the plan, the government will set up 12 markets along the border with Afghanistan and six along the Iran frontier
  • Prime minister approves setting up two border markets in Balochistan and one in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa by February next year
By Aamir Saeed ·

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In memory of daughter, Pakistani man runs Dubai desert to raise awareness of 'newborn screenings'

  • Seven years ago, Akbar Naqvi lost his adopted daughter Zahra Beau Naqvi to an undetected metabolic disorder
  • Now he runs to raise awareness and funds for newborn screenings that test babies in their first days of life for disorders that can hinder normal development
By ASMA ALI ZAIN ·

Pakistan reports more than 700 coronavirus cases for first time in over a month

  • Last time the country recorded more than 700 cases was on August 12 when 711 cases were reported over 24 hours
  • Pakistan was considered to be at high risk of a catastrophic toll from coronavirus but since June, virus cases have steadily fallen
By Arab News Pakistan ·

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Saudi tour guide’s labor of love showcasing Saudi Arabia's wonders to world

  • Khaled Al-Took still learning after 2 decades at center of Saudi Arabia’s tourism development journey
By Tarek Al-Thaqafi ·

US president awards Kuwait’s emir with rare military decoration

  • The award was accepted on behalf of the emir by his son Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah
  • The honor was granted in recognition of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s “great efforts” and the important role he plays in the region and the world
By Arab News ·

Europe battles to contain virus second wave as global cases top 30 million

  • The British PM said there was “no question” that his country was “now seeing a second wave coming in”
  • Worldwide the respiratory disease has killed nearly 947,000 people since the outbreak emerged in China
By AFP ·

Apple to launch first online store in India next week

  • The company at present uses third-party online and offline retailers to sell its products in the country
  • India has become a key focus of tech giants over the last few years
By AP ·

Riyadh soars in global smart city rankings

By Frank Kane ·

$16 billion of non-oil exports so far this year for Egypt

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Bucks’ Antetokounmpo named NBA MVP for second straight year

  • The 25-year-old became just the third player in history to earn MVP and Defensive Player of the Year honors in the same season, after Michael Jordan in 1988 and Hakeem Olajuwon in 1994
  • The MVP award carries a bittersweet tinge after the top-seeded Bucks fell in five games to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference semifinals
By AFP ·

Palestinian National Museum art show opens in Paris

  • Art given to the exiled museum has been held in the IMA’s reserves in France since 2015
  • “It is a Palestinian museum in exile made up of donations from artists from a number of countries which we keep in our reserves,” Former French Culture Minister Jack Lang said
By AFP ·