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Saudi firm raises Careem’s investment to $500m

Saudi firm raises Careem’s investment to $500m

Reuters An investment of $150 million by a Saudi Arabia-based venture capital firm in Careem raised its investment capital to $500m, a statement from the Dubai-based ride-hailing company said. The $150m investment was undertaken by carmaker Daimler and Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Holding, a firm owned by billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal. Venture capital firm DCM […]

Taiwan’s gay marriage ruling raises hopes across Asia

Taiwan’s gay marriage ruling raises hopes across Asia

By AFP BEIJING, CHINA:  Taiwan’s giant step towards allowing same-sex marriage has reverberated across Asia, but activists warn the fight for equality isn’t over in a region where gay sex remains illegal in some countries. Challenges to an Asia-wide embrace of same-sex unions were highlighted by this week’s caning of two Indonesian men as punishment […]

Sherry raises Pakistani Flag at Culture Festival in India

Sherry raises Pakistani Flag at Culture Festival in India

​ Islamabad, March 15, 2016: Speaking to over three million attendees in New Delhi, Senator Sherry Rehman raised the Pakistani flag to cheers from the crowd. “We as one world need to find global ways for openness and security to bring harmony. Building peace is a broad ambition that we all share as members of […]