Travel | Honduras To Reopen Domestic And International Flights In Mid-August

MILAN | ITALY – Honduras announced Tuesday it will reopen its airports to domestic and international flights in mid-August, after a nearly five-month closure due to the pandemic. The reopening of the airport is part of the government’s efforts to reactivate the economy, which is expected to contract between 7% and 8%, according to the … Continue reading Travel | Honduras To Reopen Domestic And International Flights In Mid-August

BREAKING NEWS | Trump Says Beirut Explosion Seems To Be ‘Bomb Of Some King’

MILAN | ITALY – President Donald Trump on Tuesday cast a massive explosion that killed dozens of people and wounded thousands in Lebanon’s capital, Beirut, as a possible attack and offered U.S. help. ‘The United States ready to assist Lebanon’, Trump said at a White House briefing. ‘We will be there to help. It looks … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Trump Says Beirut Explosion Seems To Be ‘Bomb Of Some King’

BREAKING NEWS | Massive Blast Rips Through Beirut, Killing 50 And Injuring Thousands

BEIRUT | LEBANON – A huge explosion in port warehouses near central Beirut Killed more than 50 people, injured over 2,750 and sent shockwaves that shattered windows, smashed masonry and shook the ground across the Lebanese capital. Officials expected the death toll to rise further after Tuesday’s blast as emergency workers dug through rubble to … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Massive Blast Rips Through Beirut, Killing 50 And Injuring Thousands

NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Presents To Yemeni Government, STC Resolution To Implement Riyadh Agreement

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia presented a resolution to accelerate implementation of the Riyadh agreement, the Saudi state news agency said in a statement on Wednesday. The statement added that, under the resolution, the Southern Transition Council will rescind self rule, implement the RIYADH AGREEMENT and appoint a governor for Aden, and Yemen’s … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Saudi Arabia Presents To Yemeni Government, STC Resolution To Implement Riyadh Agreement

SPORTS NEWS | Qatar interested in hosting Olympics, possibly in 2032

MILAN | ITALY – Qatar, the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, announced on Monday it would also like to stage the Olympics, possibly in 2032. The Gulf Arab state’s Olympic committee said it submitted a request to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to join the phase of ‘continuous dialogue’ about hosting a future … Continue reading SPORTS NEWS | Qatar interested in hosting Olympics, possibly in 2032

TRAVEL ESSENTIALS | Bulgaria Eases Travel Band For Tourists From Ukraine, Balkans

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Bulgaria will allow tourists from Serbia, North Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Bosnia, Montenegro, Moldova, Israel and Kuwait to visit its resorts as of July 28 if they have negative COVID-19 tests, the health ministry said. The negative tests have to be done 72 hours prior to arrival. Tourists from Ukraine will be … Continue reading TRAVEL ESSENTIALS | Bulgaria Eases Travel Band For Tourists From Ukraine, Balkans

ROYALS | News Of Kuwait Emir’s Health Reassuring, Parliament Speaker Says

KUWAIT – News about the health of the Emir of Kuwait, who is in the United States for medical treatment, is ‘very reassuring’, parliament speaker Marzouq al-Ghanim said on Sunday in a statement on the parliamentary Twitter account. Kuwait’s 91-year-old ruler, Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah arrived in the United States on Thursday to complete … Continue reading ROYALS | News Of Kuwait Emir’s Health Reassuring, Parliament Speaker Says

BREAKING NEWS | Trump, Saudi Crown Prince Discuss Economic Recovery From Coronavirus: White House

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud discussed the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and ‘re-energizing global economies’ during a telephone call on Thursday, the White House said. The two leaders also discussed regional and bilateral issues and the prince ‘reaffirmed the strong United … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Trump, Saudi Crown Prince Discuss Economic Recovery From Coronavirus: White House

CULTURE | Gli The Cat Can Stay Even As Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia Changes

ISTANBUL – With thousands of Instagram followers and even a former U.S. President as fan, Gli the cat is almost as famous as her home, Istanbul’s ancient Hagia Sophia. But with the decision to turn the museum into a mosque, Turks have been wondering whether Gli will  to move out – with the question cropping … Continue reading CULTURE | Gli The Cat Can Stay Even As Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia Changes

NEWS ALERT | Putin And Trump Discussed Arms Control, Iran In Phone Call: Kremlin

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA – Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed arms control and Iran’s nuclear arms programme in a telephone call, the Kremlin said in a statement on Thursday. The two leaders also expressed a mutual desire to develop trade and economic interaction between Russia and the United States, the Kremlin … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Putin And Trump Discussed Arms Control, Iran In Phone Call: Kremlin