Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani, Deputy Amir of State of Qatar received this morning at his Amiri Diwan office, Eva Bolano, outgoing Ambassador of Kingdom of Sweden to the State of Qatar who called on Deputy Amir to greet him on the occasion of the end of her … Read More

Islamabad, 22 August 2019 (APP)

President Dr Arif Alvi on Thursday said Pakistan did not want war with India, but if it was thrust upon it then Pakistan would give a befitting response, which would have dangerous effects in the region.

“I wanted to inform the world that Modi’s government was impressed … Read More

Doha, Qatar, 20 August 2019 (QP)

Qatar Petroleum for the Sale of Petroleum Products Company (QPSPP), has recently concluded a 5-year sale agreement with ExxonMobil Trading Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. (EXTAP), a division of ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. based in Singapore.

Under the agreement, QPSPP will supply ExxonMobil’s Singapore Integrated Manufacturing … Read More

Ankara, 22 Aug. 2019 (Anadolu)

Turkey will “resolutely” continue to explore hydrocarbon resources in the Eastern Mediterranean, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday.

Erdogan’s remarks came at a press conferences in Ankara, Turkey’s capital, following his meeting with Ersin Tatar, Prime Minister of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC).

Erdogan pinned … Read More

Beijing, 22 Aug. 2019 (Xinhua News)

China attaches great importance to cooperation with the Republic of Korea (ROK) and Japan and is ready to make joint efforts to pursue a higher level of trilateral cooperation with its two neighbors, Premier Li Keqiang said Thursday.

Premier Li made the remarks when meeting with … Read More

Doha, 22 August 2019 (Gulf Times)

The General Authority of Customs (GAC) has announced a competition to design a new logo for the authority, and invited “interested creative and talented citizens and residents” to participate in the contest.

The conditions and specifications of the competition have been listed on the GAC website, … Read More

Doha, 22 August 2019 (Gulf Times)

Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Chairperson, Doha Film Institute (DFI), on Thursday tweeted that “Palestine has announced that it has selected ‘It Must Be Heaven’ by Elia Suleiman and co-financed by DFI, to represent it in the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar … Read More

Seoul, 16 Aug. 2019 (Yonhap News)

Aug. 16 (Yonhap) — South Korea called on North Korea on Friday to stop test-launching projectiles and criticizing President Moon Jae-in, saying such an attitude runs counter to the spirit of last year’s inter-Korean summit agreements.

In general, however, Moon’s office maintained a strategy of not … Read More

United Nations, 16 Aug 2019 (AlJazeera News)

Envoys from nuclear-armed neighbours India and Pakistan have traded barbs outside the United Nations Security Council chamber, after members met behind closed doors for rare talks on the disputed region of Kashmir.

The meeting on Friday came as Indian-administered Kashmir remained under a military lockdown … Read More

Lahore, 10 Aug. 2019 (Daily Express Tribune)

As tensions following India’s illegal and unilateral Kashmir move escalate, at least 13 Indian diplomatic staff members along with Indian High Commissioner left Pakistan on Saturday and crossed the international border at Wagah into India, diplomatic sources said.

The staff left the country along with … Read More

Islamabad, 10 Aug. 2019 (APP)

Over 45 members of the parliament (MPs) from the United Kingdom and peers have co-signed a letter written by MP Warrington South Faisal Rashid calling on the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to intervene and prevent India’s unconstitutional attack on Kashmir’s autonomy.

“We are deeply alarmed by … Read More

06 Aug. 2018, BBC

The Morrison family confirmed “with profound sadness” that Morrison had died “following a short illness”.

The author of 11 novels, she won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993, having published her first novel, The Bluest Eye, in 1970.

Her 1987 book Beloved told the story of a runaway … Read More