Sunday , July 23 2017

‘Arab Youth Start-up Marketplace’ to shed light on creative youth start-ups

DUBAI / WAM Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, the Arab Youth Centre has announced its organising of ‘Arab Youth Start-up Marketplace’ (AYSM), a unique annual event that sheds light on creative Arab youth start-ups. As part ...

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Polish senate defies allies, protesters to pass court revamp

epa06098722 Members of the Polish 'Nowoczesna' opposition party place copies of the book 'On Tyranny' by American author, historian and academic Timothy D. Snyder, on the desk of the moderator of the Polish 'Sejm' parliament session in Warsaw, Poland, 20 July 2017. The 'Sejm', the Lower House of the Polish parliament, is expected to vote on a much-disputed and controversial Supreme Court reform bill, which was initiated by the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party.  EPA/JACEK TURCZYK POLAND OUT

Bloomberg Poland’s parliament defied international allies including the US and approved legislation that gives the ruling political party extensive control over the judiciary. After clearing the lower house, the 100-seat upper chamber passed the bill early Saturday with 55 votes, defeating opposition attempts to delay it. The European Union has ...

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Chinese spy ship monitored US, Aussie war games

Bloomberg A high-tech Chinese spy ship in international waters off Australia’s northern coast has been monitoring joint military exercises between Australia and the US, the Australian defense force said. “Australia defense can confirm that a Chinese People’s Liberation Army-Navy Type 815 Dongdiao-class auxiliary general intelligence vessel has been operating off ...

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