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Section: Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)

    Foreign missions in India seek cash relief amid currency crunch
    Dec07

    Foreign missions in India seek cash relief amid currency crunch

    Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and a number of other countries have already approached the government on the issue …read more Source: Gulf...

    Russia economy displays ‘encouraging signs’ of recovery, says official
    Dec06

    Russia economy displays ‘encouraging signs’ of recovery, says official

    Russia’s economy is displaying “encouraging signs” of recovery and should return to growth in the first quarter of 2017, though it will take years for inflation expectations to be anchored, the central bank’s first deputy governor said yesterday.Growth was flat to slightly positive in the third quarter and fourth quarter data will...

    Napoli, Benfica, Besiktas battle for last 16 slots
    Dec05

    Napoli, Benfica, Besiktas battle for last 16 slots

    As Paris Saint-Germain joust with Arsenal for top spot in their group, Napoli, Benfica and Besiktas will battle it out today for last 16 Champions League slots. The Group B trio all have everything to play for in their final pool games as the only one of the eight first phase groups where no side has yet secured a berth. Portugal’s Benfica,...

    Magnus Carlsen’s dramatic fightback from ‘certain’ defeat cements his legend
    Dec04

    Magnus Carlsen’s dramatic fightback from ‘certain’ defeat cements his legend

    He believed defeat was ‘certain’ after a series of self-inflicted wounds, but Magnus Carlsen overcame self-doubt and a stubborn opponent to show the greatest champions find the path to victory when they’re not at their best Magnus Carlsen looked spent. It was Thursday morning in New York, less than a full day after he had survived the...

    600,000 risk losing water in Ukraine
    Dec03

    600,000 risk losing water in Ukraine

    International monitors warned on Friday that around 600,000 impoverished people could be left without water or heat in war-scarred eastern Ukraine this winter. The words of caution came with few signs of an end to the 31-month-long conflict between Kiev and the pro-Russian separatists that has killed nearly 10,000 people in the EU’s...

    Ukraine prime minister meets al-Kuwari
    Dec03

    Ukraine prime minister meets al-Kuwari

    Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman met HE Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kuwari, Adviser at the Emiri Diwan and Qatar’s candidate for the post of director general at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco), in Kiev on Friday. During the meeting, they talked about the Qatari candidate’s vision...

    Carlsen wins third World Chess Championship
    Dec01

    Carlsen wins third World Chess Championship

    Norwegian Magnus Carlsen extended his dominance over the chess world on Wednesday by winning the World Chess Championship for the third consecutive time on Wednesday, beating his Russian challenger Sergei Karyakin in a tiebreaker. The win puts Carlsen closer to the status of chess legends such as Garry Kasparov, who dominated the game for 15...

    Ukraine launches missile drills near Crimea
    Dec01

    Ukraine launches missile drills near Crimea

    Ukraine has unleashed a barrage of missile tests near Russian-annexed Crimea in a show of strength and defiance bound to irritate Moscow.The two-day military drills near the Black Sea peninsula are a first for the former Soviet republic and a sign that it is regaining assertiveness in the face of its arch-foe Russia.“No one will stop us,”...

    Nice in pole as ton-up Cavani keeps PSG in hunt
    Dec01

    Nice in pole as ton-up Cavani keeps PSG in hunt

    PSG trail Nice by a solitary point after the Cote d’Azur table-toppers handed Guingamp a first home defeat Paris Saint-Germain hotshot Edinson Cavani bagged his 100th goal for the club in a 2-0 win over Angers on Wednesday to keep the reigning Ligue 1 champions on the heels of leaders Nice. Cavani scored from the spot, adding to Thiago...

    Afghans may get US Black Hawks to replace Russian aircraft
    Nov30

    Afghans may get US Black Hawks to replace Russian aircraft

    The US military wants to replace Afghanistan’s well-worn fleet of Russian helicopters with American-made aircraft, according to a new budget proposal, a decision aimed at reducing the Afghan air force’s decades-long reliance on Russian equipment.The Afghan air force, trained and assisted by Nato advisers, has slowly gained strength,...

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