ForMin Melescanu meets Antigua and Barbuda, Sri Lanka, Bahrain, Kuwait and Lao counterparts

Romanian Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu on Friday, on the sidelines of the participation in the general debates of the current UN General Assembly session, had meetings with counterparts of Antigua and Barbuda, Commonwealth of Dominica, the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, the Kingdom of Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and the Lao People's Democratic Republic.

Youngsters from 20 Nations Exibhit Cultural Aspects at 'Global Village' in Dehradun, India

Youngsters from about 20 nations presented cultural and other aspects of their countries at the AIESEC annual programme 'Global Village' here on Sunday. AIESEC volunteers from different countries performed at a local mall for the visitors and interacted with them. They had souvenirs, photos, magazines and cuisine from their respective countries on display.

Islamabad International Conference of News Agencies highlights need for strengthened professional co-operation

Leaders of news agencies that on Sunday attended the International Conference of News Agencies (ICNA), held in Islamabad on May 13-14, highlighted the need for enhancing professional cooperation, especially prompt exchange of video news footages and pictures to meet the growing demand of TV channels, according to the APP Pakistani news agency.

Saudi Arabia's First Cinema in Over 35 Years Open Doors

Saudi Arabia has unveiled its first cinema in over 35 years with a private screening of the blockbuster Black Panther, reported the Guardian. 

The invitation-only gala event in a converted Riyadh concert hall on Wednesday was the first in a series of test screenings after a ban on cinemas was lifted last year. US giant AMC has been granted the first licence to operate movie theatres.

Bahrain Makes Largest Oil Discovery in its History

DUBAI: Bahrain on Sunday announced it has discovered the largest oil and gas field in the history of the small kingdom, which unlike its Gulf neighbours is not energy-rich.

Authorities estimate the newfound reserves at "many times" the volume of Bahrain's only other known oil field, the state-run BNA news agency said.