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Saudi Arabia to grant cinema licenses from 2018
Riyadh, Dec 11 (IANS) Saudi Arabia announced on Monday its plan to grant licenses to open cinemas from early next year.

Monday, December 11, 2017 3:12:03 PM

Former F1 driver Massa named head of FIA Karting Commission
Geneva, Dec 10 (IANS) Former Formula One driver Felipe Massa was appointed the head of the FIA Karting Commission after his retirement from the F1 at the end of the 2017 season.

Sunday, December 10, 2017 9:18:04 PM

UK opposition leader says 'Britain at crossroads' after Brexit vote
Geneva, Dec 9 (IANS) Britain will have to consider its global role after deciding to leave the European Union, but it wants close ties with Europe, the main UK parliamentary opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said in Geneva on Friday.

Saturday, December 09, 2017 7:20:04 AM

Afghanistan stumper Shahzad banned for doping
Dubai, Dec 7 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday handed a retrospective one-year ban to Afghanistan wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad after he pleaded guilty to breaching Article 2.1 of the ICC Anti-Doping Code, having ingested the banned substance Clenbuterol.

Thursday, December 07, 2017 9:46:03 PM

Kohli inches closer to Ponting's record in ICC rankings
Dubai, Dec 7 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli's prolific run with the willow has helped him jump three spots to the second position in the latest ICC Test Rankings released on Thursday and inch closer to match Australian legend Ricky Ponting's record of holding the top spot across all the three formats at the same time.

Thursday, December 07, 2017 4:56:03 PM

Donors pledge $857mn for UNHCR in 2018
Geneva, Dec 7 (IANS/AKI) Donor governments have pledged an initial $857 million to the UN refugee agency UNHCR to help some 67 million displaced or stateless people worldwide next year, UNHCR said.

Thursday, December 07, 2017 2:12:03 PM

Jerusalem status: Saudis condemn Trump's announcement
Riyadh, Dec 7 (IANS) Saudi Arabia on Thursday condemned US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital amid growing international criticism of the move.

Thursday, December 07, 2017 1:52:05 PM

FIFA lifts ban on Kuwaiti football
Kuwait, Dec 7 (IANS) FIFA President Gianni Infantino announced here that a two-year ban imposed on Kuwait's football federation has officially been lifted.

Thursday, December 07, 2017 11:44:04 AM

Donors pledge $857 million for UNHCR in 2018
Geneva, Dec 7 (IANS/AKI) Donor governments on Tuesday pledged an initial $857 million to the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR to help some 67 million displaced or stateless people worldwide next year, UNHCR said late on Tuesday.

Thursday, December 07, 2017 7:16:04 AM

Dubai hosts 7th edition of Arab Aviation Summit
Dubai, Dec 6 (IANS/WAM) The seventh edition of the Arab Aviation Summit was inaugurated in Dubai on Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 06, 2017 8:32:04 PM

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