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press release Brussels — The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) issued formally today, with the support of Belgium, the very first Humanitarian Impact Bond. Belgium is, together with the ICRC, the groundbreaker of this new financing mechanism which

Aleem Dar LAHORE: Pakistan’s most respected and distinguished cricket umpire Aleem Dar on Monday said that standing in his first T20 international at home is going to be a memorable feeling as he has never supervised a T20 match in

press release Seattle — Inaugural Gates Foundation Events to Highlight Progress Against Global Poverty and Disease, Showcase Innovative Solutions to Advance the Global Goals Former President Barack Obama will join Bill and Melinda Gates, co-chairs of the Bill & Melinda

Dubai Cares distributes kits assembled by 3,000 UAE residents in five provinces of Jordan Dubai: Dubai Cares has distributed 50,000 school packs to children in Jordan affected by the Syrian crisis. As part of its Back to School initiative, Dubai

press release Shanghai — With the increasing financial flows and infrastructure interconnection among BRICS countries, UnionPay is making breakthroughs in Russia, Brazil, South Africa and India. UnionPay is accepted at over 80% of ATMs and POS terminals in South Africa,

Students of Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Centre for Giftedness and Creativity organise training for AMAF beneficiaries Dubai: The Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) on Monday announced that 25 children in its care attended a training workshop organised by

By Kimeng Hilton Ndukong Yinchuan — AU Chair President Alpha Condé of Guinea Conakry attended the event in Yinchuan, China. Africa took centre stage at the China-Arab States Expo from September 6-9, 2017 in Yinchuan, capital of China’s Ningxia Hui

TAMPA, Fla.,/MIAMI (Daily Sun News) – Hurricane Irma took aim at heavily populated areas of central Florida on Monday as it carved a path of destruction through the state with high winds and storm surges that left millions without power,

Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda says the back-to-back wins over Algeria has edged the Chipolopolo closer to their 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia dream. The Southern Africans beat Algeria 1-0 away in Constantine on Tuesday, 5 September 2017 to complete a

Director of the movie Andy Muschietti poses at the premiere for “It” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 5, 2017. REUTERS LOS ANGELES: “It” came; “It” saw; “It” conquered. The New Line and Warner Bros. adaptation of Stephen King’s novel