Daily Archives: August 3, 2018

Artprice: H1 2018 Global Art Market Report – All Indicators Are Positive

PARIS, August 3, 2018/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ —

First Half 2018: the Art Market posted a general recovery of +18%

1. Global auction turnover on Fine Art* rose 18%, totalling $8.45 billion

2. Transaction numbers remained stable with 262,000 lots

Saqib shines in SL junior golf event

Mohammad Saqib of Pakistan excelled in the Sri Lanka Junior Golf Championship played at the Royal Colombo Golf Club.

In the championship, the competitors of 15-18 age group were classified in the Gold category and those who were below 15 …

Afghan special forces free 61 from Taliban prisons

Afghan Special Forces have freed 61 captives held by the Taliban in an operation in the country’s southern province of Helmand, the Defense Ministry said Friday.

Acting on a confirmed tip-off, the commando units waged a special operation against two …

First flight of Libyan Hajj pilgrims arrives in Saudi Arabia

The first flight of Libyan pilgrims arrived at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah on Thursday.

The batch of Libyan Hajj pilgrims, coming to Saudi Arabia to perform this year’s pilgrimage, comprised pilgrims from the country’s Western Mountains.

The pilgrims …

England resumes 2nd inning in Birmingham Test

In Birmingham Test against India, England will resume its second inning at overnight score of nine runs for one on the third day on Friday.

England lead by 22 runs with 9 wickets remaining.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Palestine slams Israel’s construction of settlement outpost in Silwan

The Palestinian government slammed on Friday recent plans by Israeli occupation authorities to build a settlement outpost and a synagogue in occupied East Jerusalem’s neighborhood of Silwan.

Government’s spokesman Yousef al-Mahmoud said: The inauguration of the synagogue and the settlement …