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Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan dies
Manama, Aug. 18 (BNA): Former UN Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan has died at age 80, his family and foundation announced on Saturday.
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Russian President to visit Germany
Berlin, Aug. 18 (BNA): Russian President Vladimir Putin will start a visit to Germany today.
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Pakistan to hold presidential polls on September 4
Islamabad, Aug.16 (BNA): Pakistan will hold presidential polls on the 4th of September to elect the successor of incumbent President Mamnoon Hussain. The Pakistan’s election commission has today unveiled the date of the upcoming presidential polls. In a press statement issued today, it announced that it would start receiving the candidates’ nominations for the post of president on the 27th of August.
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Eid Al Adha on August 21
Makkah, Aug. 11 (BNA): Eid Al Adha will be celebrated on August 21, the Supreme Court in Saudi Arabia said.
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Indian first baby born to pilgrim this year
Makkah, Aug. 11 (BNA): An Indian woman has become the first would-be pilgrim this year to deliver a baby in the holy city of Makkah.
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Russia rejects politicisation of human rights
Dubai, Aug. 9 (BNA): Russia has sided with Saudi Arabia in the ongoing diplomatic rift with Canada, and rejected the "authoritative tone" of Canada toward Saudi Arabia, adding that the Kingdom had the full sovereign right to manage its own affairs.
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Aramco's relations with customers in Canada unaffected
Riyadh, Aug. 9 (BNA): Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Khalid Al-Falih, reaffirmed that the petroleum policy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia emphasises that the Kingdom’s petroleum supplies to countries around the world are not to be impacted by political considerations.
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Saudi Arabia served 53,928,358 pilgrims in 25 years
Riyadh, Aug. 8 (BNA): The total number of pilgrims served by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the past 25 years is 53,928,358 pilgrims, according to the official statistics of the General Authority for Statistics.
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US reimposes tough sanctions on Iranian regime
Washington, DC, Aug. 7 (BNA): The United States said it is taking action to reimpose sanctions on the Iranian regime previously lifted under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
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Hajj Hackathon winners announced
Jeddah, Aug. 5 (BNA): The 'Hajj Hackathon' has concluded its activities by crowning the winning projects of the participating teams, with more than 2950 contestants from all over the world.
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