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Day: June 5, 2016

Ramadan begins in UAE, UK, Europe tomorrow
ENGLISH, Featured

Ramadan begins in UAE, UK, Europe tomorrow

    The UAE Ramadan Moon Sighting Committee has announced that the Holy Month of Ramadan in UAE for the Hijri year 1437 will begin tomorrow, Monday 6 June 2016. Ramadan moon has been sighted in Saudi Arabia also, therefore Monday, June 6, will be the first day of the holy month. Media reports said that the crescent has been sighted in Kuwait, Jordan, Yemen and other Arab countries also. The announcement was made on Sunday after the sighting of the crescent moon. Other Muslim countries in the Middle East and North Africa are also expected to begin observing Ramadan on Monday or on Tuesday. The break the fast with a meal known as iftar and before dawn they have a second opportunity to eat and drink during suhur. Earlier Report: The moon-sighting committees of the UAE and Saudi A...
Doctors warn Brexit could harm patient care and public health
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Doctors warn Brexit could harm patient care and public health

    The Royal College of Physicians has warned Brexit could harm patient care and public health, in a major intervention in the EU referendum debate (Picture: [copyright]) Britain’s EU membership has been good for the nation’s health, helped guarantee patient safety and supplied thousands of frontline staff for the NHS, leading medical organisations have said. In a major intervention in the EU referendum debate, the Royal College of Physicians (RCP), the doctors’ professional body, representing 30,000 medics, has warned that Brexit could harm patient care and public health. Meanwhile, the British Medical Association (BMA), with nearly 150,000 members, despite remaining officially neutral, has published a document on the EU for doctors, which lists numerous benefits of Britain’...
The Untold Story Behind Saudi Arabia’s 41-Year U.S. Debt Secret
America, ENGLISH

The Untold Story Behind Saudi Arabia’s 41-Year U.S. Debt Secret

    It was July 1974. A steady predawn drizzle had given way to overcast skies when William Simon, newly appointed U.S. Treasury secretary, and his deputy, Gerry Parsky, stepped onto an 8 a.m. flight from Andrews Air Force Base. On board, the mood was tense. That year, the oil crisis had hit home. An embargo by OPEC’s Arab nations—payback for U.S. military aid to the Israelis during the Yom Kippur War—quadrupled oil prices. Inflation soared, the stock market crashed, and the U.S. economy was in a tailspin. Officially, Simon’s two-week trip was billed as a tour of economic diplomacy across Europe and the Middle East, full of the customary meet-and-greets and evening banquets. But the real mission, kept in strict confidence within President Richard Nixon’s inner circle, would ta...
Nigel Farage claims migrant sex attacks will be nuclear bomb of EU referendum campaign
ENGLISH, London

Nigel Farage claims migrant sex attacks will be nuclear bomb of EU referendum campaign

    Farage also called the Prime Minister 'Dishonest Dave' and said the Tory leader's integrity was being questioned. The possibility of migrant sex attacks on women will be the nuclear bomb of the EU referendum campaign, according to Ukip leader Nigel Farage. The Brexit campaigner raised concerns over safety for women as an issue for voters to consider. Speaking to The Sunday Telegraph, he also called the Prime Minister Dishonest Dave and said the Conservative Party leader's integrity was being questioned. In a live ITV programme on Tuesday, Mr Farage will take questions from a studio audience to discuss the referendum. David Cameron will also appear. Mr Farage made headlines during the general election campaign last year when, during a TV debate, he claimed the cost of drugs...
Paris floods ease but alerts in France’s north
ENGLISH, Europe

Paris floods ease but alerts in France’s north

    The rain-swollen River Seine in Paris receded after reaching its highest level in three decades as attention turned today to other areas of France where alert warnings have been issued. From a peak of 6.10 metres (20 feet) in the early hours of yesterday, the river began to subside, falling to 5.77 metres at 8:00am (0600 GMT), the environment ministry's Vigicrues flood watch website said. However, red alerts had been issued for the Seine-Maritime and Eure departments in the northern Normandy region but were lifted early today and they passed on to the next level of orange. Alerts have also been issued in 15 other regions, including Ile-de-France, where Paris is located, Lorraine in the northeast as well as parts of the country's central areas. Meteo France has forecast sho...
CTG Police Super’s wife gunned down
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

CTG Police Super’s wife gunned down

    A Police Super's wife was shot dead by miscreants at GEC Intersection in the port city on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Mahmuda Khanom Mitu, the wife of Deputy Police Commissioner of Dhaka Babul Akhter. Three motorbike riders hacked and then shot Mitu dead at the GEC intersection of Chittagong this morning. Mahmuda Khanom Mitu was taking her son Mahir to the Chittagong Public School at around 5:30 in the morning. While waiting for the school bus at the GEC intersection, 3 riders on a motorbike approached and surrounded her. After a brief altercation, the attackers pushed Mitu down and hacked her with sharp weapons. They then shot Mitu dead and made their escape.