Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Sports

Chinese Club offer for Bale turned down by Real

Real Madrid have called off Gareth Bale’s move to Chinese Super League Club, Jiangsu Suning. He was in line to become the highest paid footballer in the world, leaving behind Lionel Messi’s record as well.

Politics

PRESIDENT ERDOGAN SPEAKS TO PM KHAN

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday called Prime Minister Imran Khan via telephone and discussed matters related to bilateral relations and regional issues with him. PM Imran Khan briefed the Turkish president of the current situation in Indian-occupied Kashmir. They also discussed the Afghan crisis. Pakistani PM assured Erdogan of his full support for peace […]

PM BORIS JOHNSON RESHUFFLES CABINET

Newly elected British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has begun reshuffling of the cabinet by forcing some Ministers to resign and by sacking others. Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt resigned after Johnson offered him a new role. According to a local British newspaper, Johnson has “executed the bloodiest reshuffle ever seen to build a war Cabinet to […]

FRENCH MPs APPROVE EU CANADA TRADE DEAL

France’s lower house of parliament has approved a huge yet controversial trade deal between the European Union and Canada, with a small majority. 266 votes were cast in favour and 213 were against the agreement.

CHINA ACCUSES US OF INTERFERENCE IN HONG KONG

On Tuesday, China declared that U.S. officials were causing mayhem in Hong Kong. There were series of widespread protests in the city, including bloody and violent clashes on the weekend.

4 million Assam Muslims in limbo

Born in Assam, 71-year-old, Muhammad Rahat has recently been declared a Bangladeshi infiltrator for failing to produce documentation that can prove him an Indian citizen.

MAURITANIANS WILL VOTE IN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION ON JUNE 22

Mauritanians will vote in a presidential election on June 22nd, in the first peaceful transfer of power since independence from France in 1960. Mauritanian President Mohammed Ould Abdel Aziz, is stepping down after two five-year terms, since he took power in a coup in 2008. Six candidates are running to replace the outgoing president. Voters […]