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UAE, India look to double trade to at least $100B over five years

The United Arab Emirates is trying to burnish its credentials as a global hub for business and finance in the…

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UEFA urges FIFA to stop pushing biennial World Cup plan

European football’s governing body voices numerous concerns about a plan to hold the World Cup every two years. European football’s…

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Threat to New Zealand cricketers came from India, says Pakistan

New Zealand scrapped its tour of Pakistan hours before the start of the opening match last Friday. Pakistan has accused…

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WHO warns low air quality kills 7 million a year, issues new AQGs

Agency calls for urgent action to tackle one of biggest environmental threats to human health, with Southeast Asia being the…

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Month after Taliban takeover, Ukrainians stranded in Afghanistan

Names marked with an asterisk* have been changed to protect identities. Abdul*, a Ukrainian citizen, is stuck in Khost, a…

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At Afghanistan’s ‘Guantanamo’, ex-inmates recount abuse, torture

Bagram, Afghanistan – Hajimumin Hamza walks through a long, dark corridor and carefully inspects the area as if he has…

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UN releases funds to save Afghan health system from collapse

The UN aid chief releases $45m in emergency funds in a bid to boost life-saving support in Afghanistan. The United…

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Cricket: First COVID case hits IPL, but Dubai match to go ahead

Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Thangarasu Natarajan is the first Indian Premier League player to test positive just ahead of match with Delhi…

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Tough road ahead for Kashmir separatist movement after Geelani

Earlier this month, Indian-administered Kashmir lost its most powerful voice demanding freedom from New Delhi’s rule: Syed Ali Shah Geelani.…

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Sony India to buy Zee, country’s largest listed TV network

The deal would expand Sony’s media business in the world’s second-most populous country and help troubled Zee. Sony Group Corp.’s…

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