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Saturday, October 30th, 2021


How Qatar Airways is supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month

DOHA, OCT 30: Qatar Airways is going pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October. The “Think Pink” experience aims to shed light on breast cancer with curated bespoke amenities and food experiences on flights and Hamad International Airport lounges. The amenity kits, for example, are designed in collaboration with Italian luggage brand Bric’s and made from vegan leather. The female passengers get a pink and white kit while the males get a black coloured kit. Items inside the kits include products from Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio, includingRead More

New buses to run to Baku’s suburban villages and settlements

BAKU, OCT 30: New 9-meter-long buses will run along public routes of Baku villages and settlements, the spokesperson for the Baku Transport Agency, Mais Agayev, told. He noted that 135 buses have already been delivered to Baku: “Several 9-meter-long buses have been tested along streets of Baku settlements. As soon as technical issues are resolved, the buses will operate along the routes.” Mais Agayev hopes that the 9-meter-long buses will help improve passenger transportation in suburban Baku villages and settlements: “These buses are more maneuverable due to their size andRead More

Ankara condemns U.S. deportation of Turkish diplomat’s murderer

ANKARA, OCT 30: Turkey on Saturday condemned the US extradition of Hampig Sassounian, an Armenian origin who assassinated a Turkish diplomat in Los Angeles in 1982. Turkey learned that Sassounian was “deported to a third country,” said a statement by the Turkish Foreign Ministry. “We consider this decision regarding the aforementioned terrorist as a grave mistake and a concession to terrorism and we once again condemn it,” Tanju Bilgiç, the spokesman for the Turkish Foreign Ministry, said in the written statement. Turkish Consul General in Los Angeles Kemal Arıkan was killed on Jan. 28, 1982, by Sassounian andRead More

Al-Qasabi: Italy Summit completes road map set by Kingdom to restore global growth and recovery

RIYADH, OCT 30: Minister of Commerce Dr. Majid Bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi affirmed that the G20 Leaders Summit held in Italy focuses on completing the successes and the road map set by Saudi Arabia to restore economic growth and global recovery through its leadership last year and its work with the G20 to confront the challenges imposed by the COVID-19 and its broad implications for the global economy. In a statement to the Saudi Press Agency on the occasion of the Kingdom’s participation in the G20 Leaders Summit in Italy, heRead More

State Dept, Pentagon concealing data on Afghanistan collapse – watchdog

WASHINGTON, OCT 30: U.S. government watchdog on Friday accused the State Department and Pentagon of suppressing information that lawmakers and the public need to understand the collapse of Afghanistan‘s former government and military and the chaotic U.S. troop pullout. “The full picture of what happened in August – and all the warning signs that could have predicted the outcome – will only be revealed if the information that the departments of Defense and State have already restricted from public release is made available,” said John Sopko, the special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction (SIGAR). A StateRead More

TLP march on Islamabad: PM Imran seeks help from ulemas

ISLAMABAD, OCT 30: Prime Minister Imran Khan has met with ulemas on Saturday to seek their help in diffusing the ongoing tensions between the government and the banned militant Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan. The group of religious leaders, from the Barelvi sect, was headed by Sunni Ittehad Council Chairperson Sahibzada Hamid Raza. The delegation of ulema arrived at Imran Khan’s Bani Gala residence to assist the government in figuring out a middle ground in negotiations with the banned organisation. At least 25 ulema were invited for the meeting which lasted for hours.Read More