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Global stock markets likely to strengthen in next 6 months: UBS

Give us details of 45,000+ UBS accounts: France to Switzerland

In July, French authorities had asked their Swiss counterparts to provide client information of banking giant UBS for international administrative assistance in May, reports French daily Le Parisien. The demand concerns former and current clients living in France, based on data from 2006 to 2008. Le Parisien on Monday published[Read More…]

UAE prohibits sex change, imposes hefty fine for violations

The UAE has updated its Federal Medical Liability Law, according to which sex change and cloning are now prohibited in the country. Penalties for violations incurred by doctors include imprisonment starting from four years up to 10 years and/or a fine starting from Dh10,000 and going up to Dh500,000. The[Read More…]

Petitions in Pakistan court to ban Indian movies, EVMs

A petition demanding the ban on exporting electronic voting machines and biometric machines from India has been filed in the Lahore high court. Advocate Azhar Siddique has filed a writ petition on behalf of a citizen, and said the Pakistan Election Commission (ECP) opened bidding to acquire the electronic voting[Read More…]

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