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Algeria wants to replace Guinea as 2025 Cup of Nations hosts – Daily Times

Algeria wants to replace Guinea as 2025 Cup of Nations hosts – Daily Times

JOHANNESBURG: Algeria football boss Zefizef Djahid said on Saturday his country will bid to stage the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after original choice Guinea were stripped of the hosting rights. Speaking during the African Nations Championship (CHAN) draw ceremony at an Algiers opera house, he announced that “Algeria will be candidates to host...

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Indian policy: playing all sides – Daily Times

Indian policy: playing all sides – Daily Times

Amid the military conflict in Ukraine, Russia held its Vostok (East) 2022 exercises alongside other nations in Siberia. Although, the US had already announced its apprehension of any country that militarily cooperated with Russia after the initiation of its military operation in Ukraine and despite the West’s best efforts, many countries participated in the exercise...

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‘New era’ as Greece-Bulgaria gas pipeline starts pumping – Daily Times

‘New era’ as Greece-Bulgaria gas pipeline starts pumping – Daily Times

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Saturday hailed a “new era” as a long-awaited pipeline began pumping gas, amid the EU’s efforts to wean itself off Russian energy. The Gas Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB), a 182-kilometre (113-mile) trans-boundary pipeline was designed to help Bulgaria, which has for years been heavily dependent on Russian gas,...

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Algeria will opt to host 2025 AFCON in place of Guinea

Algeria will opt to host 2025 AFCON in place of Guinea

Algeria’s football chief Zefizef Djahid Algeria will bid to host the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations after Guinea revoked hosting rights. CAF president Patrice Motsepe says “around ten countries” are interested in replacing Guinea. Past hosts Morocco, Nigeria, and Senegal could be among potential bidders. Algeria’s football chief Zefizef Djahid announced on Saturday that his...

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Morocco demands Adidas withdraw Algeria football tops – Daily Times

Morocco demands Adidas withdraw Algeria football tops – Daily Times

RABAT: Morocco has asked German sportswear giant Adidas to cancel newly designed football tops for arch-rival Algeria, accusing it of appropriating “Moroccan cultural heritage”, according to a lawyer’s letter seen Thursday. Moroccan lawyer Mourad Elajouti, on behalf of the culture ministry, said a geometrical design pattern known as “zellige”, common in Morocco’s multi-coloured ceramic mosaics,...

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Morocco king invited to Algiers summit despite tensions

Morocco king invited to Algiers summit despite tensions

Morocco said Algeria on Tuesday invited its King Mohammed VI to attend an Arab League summit in Algiers in November, at a time of tensions between the North African neighbours. The foreign ministry in Rabat said visiting Algerian Justice Minister Abderrachid Tabi had delivered a letter to Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita inviting the king to...

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Bilawal stresses efforts to combat Islamophobia – Pakistan Observer

Bilawal stresses efforts to combat Islamophobia – Pakistan Observer

Lauds US flood assistance Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Monday met with High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Miguel Moratinos on the sidelines of 77th session of UN General Assembly in New York. According to the foreign office, Foreign Minister Bilawal held discussion on the work of the UNAOC and avenues...

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Bilawal stresses efforts to combat Islamophobia

Bilawal stresses efforts to combat Islamophobia

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has met with High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Miguel Moratinos on the sidelines of 77th session of UN General Assembly in New York, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Monday. According to the foreign office, Foreign Minister Bilawal held discussion on the work of the UNAOC...

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BRI a great undertaking that benefits people of all participating countries

BRI a great undertaking that benefits people of all participating countries

Photo taken on June 14, 2018 shows the construction site of a China-funded national stadium in the Morodok Techo National Sports Complex in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. (Xinhua) In Pakistan, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is well underway, and the electricity projects under the framework have lighted up numerous local families. In Uzbekistan, the Kamchiq Tunnel along...

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Global environmental disasters in August

Global environmental disasters in August

ANKARA: The world witnessed several unexpected environmental developments and disasters in August, including deadly floods and landslides in Pakistan; a hailstorm in Spain, torrential rains in northern Nigeria and wildfires in Russia, France and the US. Below is a timeline compiled by Anadolu Agency: Aug. 1: – A wildfire grows to become the US state...