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  • New York museum looks at African art with new eyes

    NEW YORK: African art rarely thrives in the Western art museum...

    As a magnificent exhibition at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art draws to a close, however, it’s clear that not only can African art speak intelligently and viscerally within the Western art museum, it can destabilise the underpinnings of the museum itself...

  • New York City police 'aware' of new IS video threat

    NEW YORK: New York police said Wednesday they were aware of a new self-styled Islamic State (IS) video targeting the city but stressed there was "no current or specific threat...

    "As the video emerged just days after the deadly terror attacks in Paris, Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed that "New York City will not be intimidated...

  • US Open: A new Federer for New York?

    A new Federer for New York?“I love coming to New York, but also again I'm quite happy to leave it again because every week in New York is intense,” Federer told the AP...

    I like New York, what it offers: museums, restaurants, places to stop and shop and visit...

  • Amazon picks New York, suburban Washington for new, split HQ: WSJ

    Amazon has decided to split its new headquarters between New York City and a Washington suburb in Northern Virginia, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday night...

    After a year-long search in which more than 200 cities wooed the web giant for the project — and the treasure of jobs, development and tax revenue it will bring — Amazon opted to divvy up its so-called HQ2 between the Long Island City neighbourhood of Queens in New...

  • New York, New Jersey declare emergencies; at least six reported dead in record rains

    The governors of the US states of New York and New Jersey declared a state of emergency late on Wednesday as record-breaking rains from tropical storm Ida led to flooding and hazardous conditions on the roads, with media reporting at least six deaths...

    "I am declaring a state of emergency to help New Yorkers affected by tonight's storm," New York Governor Kathy Hochul said on Twitter...

  • Watershed moment in New York city: New law allows non-citizens to vote

    NEW YORK: More than 800,000 non-citizens and so-called Dreamers in New York City will have access to the ballot box and could vote in municipal elections as early as next year after Mayor Eric Adams allowed legislation approved by the City Council a month ago to automatically become law on Sunday...

    Opponents have vowed to challenge the new law...

  • India central bank says linking national ID number to bank accounts mandatory

    MUMBAI: India’s central bank on Saturday dismissed media reports that it was not necessary to link national identity card numbers, known as Aadhar numbers, to bank accounts...

    “The Reserve Bank clarifies that, in applicable cases, linkage of Aadhaar number to bank account is mandatory under the Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Second Amendment Rules, 2017,” it said in a statement...

  • New York cab driver jailed over Pakistan murders

    NEW YORK: A New York cab driver was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for ordering a double murder in Pakistan after his daughter fled a loveless, arranged marriage...

    US prosecutors say Choudhry's American daughter, Amina Ajmal, was sent to Pakistan and held against her will for more than three years on her father's orders and forced into an arranged marriage...

  • PM Nawaz in New York to spell out Pakistan's agenda on world stage

    NEW YORK: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in New York Saturday to lead the Pakistan delegation at the 70th Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, where he will address at five important events, spelling out Pakistan's foreign policy agenda and stance on global issues...

    Kennedy International Airport by Pakistan's Ambassador to the UN Dr Maleeha Lodhi, Ambassador to the United States Jalil Abbas Jilani, and senior...

  • Pakistan hails New York Assembly resolution marking Feb 5 as 'Kashmir-American Day'

    The Foreign Office (FO) on Saturday said that the New York State Assembly's decision to adopt a resolution marking Feb 5, 2021, as “Kashmir-American Day” was a "welcome development" and proof that India cannot hide "its gross and systemic violations of human rights of the Kashmiri people anymore"...

    It also underscores that 'the State of New York endeavours to champion human rights including the freedom of religion, movement, and...

  • New York hosting 2016 fashion merry-go-round

    NEW YORK: The twice-yearly style orgy that is New York Fashion Week which was to kick off on Thursday evening when the booted and suited rush to catch sight of collections for spring-summer 2016...

    New York puts the first spin on the merry-go-round that is the new fashion season, followed by turns in London, Paris and Milan...

  • Before massive Bangladesh heist, New York Fed feared such cyber attacks

    NEW YORK: In the years before hackers stole $81 million from a Bangladesh central bank account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, senior Fed security officials examined the risk of such an attack — but judged the prospect unlikely, bank sources told Reuters...

    The Fed managers worried that lax security procedures and outdated technology at some foreign central banks could allow cyber-criminals to commandeer local computers and...

  • New York exhibition plots rise of global fashion

    NEW YORK: Paris, Milan, New York and London may reign in world fashion, but Asian and South American cities are the ones to watch, according to an exhibition at one of the world’s best design schools...

    com, the museum at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology is charting a new generation of fashion-forward cities eying global prominence...

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