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‘Dialogue’ will resolve crisis
doha/dubai: Any solution to the crisis must respect the sovereignty and will of each country, said the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad, in his telivised speech on Friday. He said, Qatar was ready for dialogue to reach a settlement of all controversial issues. Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Co-operation, met Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the UN, in New York to discuss the crisis in the Gulf
 
 
Palestinians lose three more lives to Israeli action
OCCUPIED Jerusalem: Three Palestinians were killed and dozens wounded on Friday as clashes erupted between protesters and Israeli forces over new security measures at an ultra-sensitive occupied Jerusalem holy site where police restricted access for Muslim prayers. Later during the day, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he was feezing contacts with Israel over new security measures. One Palestinian was shot dead by Israeli
   
Pak court to decide on Sharif’s fate
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Friday finished hearing arguments on a scathing corruption report into the family wealth of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, and will begin deliberating whether to disqualify the premier. The court is expected to make a decision in a week or two, with analysts split on whether it will dismiss Sharif outright or recommend a fresh investigation and corruption trial by the National Accountability Bu
 
 
Phelps to race against shark
Budapest: Michael Phelps’ eagerly-anticipated race against a great white shark will keep the USA’s swimmers glued to their television screens at the world aquatic championships on Sunday, Katie Ledecky has revealed. Phelps, 32, nicknamed GOAT — ‘greatest of all time’ — is the most decorated Olympian in history. He has filmed a 100-metre race against a great white shark in open water off Cape Town, South Africa, which the Discover
   
China keeps off ‘bad boy’ Bieber
Beijing: Justin Bieber is not welcome to perform in China because of his “bad behaviour,” Beijing authorities have said, after the pop idol angered many Chinese in 2014 by visiting a controversial Japanese war shrine The Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture revealed it was not a “Belieber” when it said the 23-year-old Canadian, who last played in the country in 2013, had a lot of growing up to do if he wanted to return. The statem
 
 
India to amend NRI voting rules
NEW DELHI: The Central government has told the Supreme Court that it is willing to amend the law for allowing Non-Resident Indians to vote in the country’s elections. Non-Resident Indians could be allowed e-voting without having to fly from their respective countries, the government submitted before a Bench headedby Chief Justice of India JS Khehar. Government hasn’t, however, set a deadline for amending the Representation of Peop

 IN A LEAGUE OF HIS OWN 
Dr Abdullah Omran Taryam, who passed away in Sharjah on Thursday at 66, was a national symbol who played a key role in the formation of the United Arab Emirates. He was Minister for Education and Justice Minister in the Cabinet of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Dr Abdullah as Chairman of Dar Al Khaleej revolutionised the dynamics of the media in the UAE.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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