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January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Germany arrests German-Afghan army adviser for ‘spying for Iran’

BERLIN: Germany on Tuesday detained a German-Afghan man on suspicion he was spying for Iran while working for the German army as a linguistic and cultural adviser. The 50-year-old identified as Abdul Hamid S. was arrested in western Germany, federal prosecutors said in a statement. “The accused was a language evaluator and cultural issues adviser of the German 2

January 15, 2019 9:30 AM Tickets for PSL matches in Sharjah, Abu Dhabi available online

Tickets for the HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2019 matches in Sharjah and Abu Dhabi are now available online on www.q-tickets.com, the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) official website for the tournament announced on Tuesday. "Details about online Dubai and Pakistan leg tickets will be announced soon while box office ticket sales information for all five HBL PSL venues 1

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Spanish police arrest 182 over cockfight

MADRID: Spanish police said Monday they had arrested 182 people who took part in a “national” cockfighting competition, an ancient sport that continues in some regions despite being banned. Officers seized around 300,000 euros ($344,000) during Saturday’s raid in the southern town of Sangonera La Verde, police said in a statement. In 2011, police arrested

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Pompeo on diplomatic tightrope in Saudi talks over Khashoggi murder

RIYADH: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo faced a tough balancing act Monday as he pressed Saudi Arabia's crown prince over critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder while seeking to shore up strategic ties with Riyadh. The top US diplomat, on an extensive Middle East tour, held talks with King Salman and his son Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Pompeo walked

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Newmont buys Goldcorp for $10bln

New York: US gold miner Newmont Mining Corporation said in a statement on Monday it was buying Canadian rival Goldcorp Inc for $10 billion, creating the world´s largest gold mining company.Colorado-based Newmont said it would buy all of Goldcorp´s outstanding common shares in a stock-for-stock transaction, acquiring each share for 0.3280 of a Newmont 1

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM TPL Properties, Equitativa sign MoU

KARACHI: TPL Properties has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Equitativa, the largest Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) manager in the GCC and manager of Emirates REIT, to form a REIT Management Company (RMC) in Pakistan, a statement said on Monday. Together, Equitativa and TPL Properties will launch real estate investment trusts for the first 1

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM GST waiver on tractors urged

LAHORE: Farmer body has asked the government to waive general sales tax (GST) on locally-made tractors and implements, a statement said on Monday. Khalid Mahmood Khokhar, president of the Pakistan Kissan lttehad (PKI) said that agriculture sector, being the backbone of Pakistan's economy, contributes approximately 24 percent to GDP. However, presently 1

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Pakistan Citrus Week in Jeddah

ISLAMABAD: The Commercial Section of the Consulate of Pakistan Jeddah is starting its citrus promotional campaign from January 16 to 23, 2019, a statement received here from Jeddah said. It will include in store promotion and display of citrus at Manuel super store. Besides displaying the products, the tasting campaign will also be held for the visitors 1

January 14, 2019 12:00 AM South African football ‘giant’ Masinga dies

JOHANNESBURG: Former South Africa star Philemon ‘Chippa’ Masinga died Sunday aged 49 in a Johannesburg hospital from cancer, the national football association said in a statement. “We have lost a giant of South African football,” said football association president Danny Jordaan. “This is a sad day and I am gutted.“I saw him last Sunday before I flew to Dakar 3

January 14, 2019 12:00 AM Rayudu reported for suspect bowling action

NEW DELHI: India’s Ambati Rayudu has been reported for a suspect bowling action in the first One-day International against Australia, the International Cricket Council said Sunday. The part-time spinner’s action was flagged by match officials, citing concerns about its legality, after the match in Sydney.“Rayudu’s bowling action will now be scrutinised 2