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136 killed in Tanzania ferry disaster, scores feared missing
DAR ES SALAAM: At least 136 bodies have been retrieved after a ferry sank on Lake Victoria, Tanzania's top police official Simon Sirro said on Friday, and scores more were still feared missing as rescuers searched for survivors on the morning after the disaster. The ferry MV Nyerere capsized on Thursday afternoon just a few metres from the dock on Ukerewe, the lake's biggest island, which is part of Tanzania. Initial estimates
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Emirati crashes his vehicle into water tanker in capital
ABU DHABI: A 20-year-old Emirati sustained moderate injuries after his vehicle collided with a water tanker in Al Dhafra towards Madinat Zayed. The incident resulted in a fire, according to Lieutenant Colonel Suhail Sayah Al Mazrouei, Deputy Director of the traffic patrols department in Al Dhafra. He said initial investigations attributed the accident to lack of concern on the road which caused the vehicle to swerve and ram into
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India cancels rare Pakistan meeting at United Nations
NEW DELHI: India cancelled on Friday a rare meeting between its foreign minister and her Pakistani counterpart scheduled to have taken place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), only a day after announcing it would take place. The Indian foreign ministry blamed the "latest brutal killings of our security personnel by Pakistan-based entities and the recent release of a series of twenty postage stamps by Pakistan glor
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Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in new Gaza clashes
GAZA CITY: A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire in new clashes along the Gaza border on Friday, the health ministry in the Hamas-controlled territory said. A spokesman for the ministry told AFP the man, whose identity was not yet known, was killed during protests east of Gaza City. More than 100 other people were wounded, the spokesman said. Palestinians have been demonstrating along the border for months in often violent
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India launches first sex offenders register
NEW DELHI: India has launched its first national register of sex offenders in a bid to stem crimes against women as the country reels from a series of high-profile rape cases. The database will be accessible only to law enforcement agencies and not to the public, with 440,000 names registered, including those convicted of rape, gang rape, child sex crimes and sexual harassment, according to a home ministry statement.
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8 EU nations urge Israel not to demolish village
UNITED NATIONS: Eight European countries at the United Nations including five Security Council members on Thursday called on Israel to reverse its decision to demolish a Palestinian village in the West Bank. Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Belgium, Poland and the Netherlands warned that the demolition of the village of Khan Al Ahmar "would severely threaten the viability of the two-state solution." "We therefore call upo
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British PM hits back at EU over Brexit plan
LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May hit back on Friday at the European Union (EC) after it roundly rejected her Brexit plan, saying its refusal to compromise was "not acceptable" and warning she was still prepared to walk away from the talks. In a defiant statement from Downing Street, May blamed Brussels for the "impasse" just weeks ahead of a deadline to seal a deal — and six months before Britain leaves the EU in March.
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Jadeja's four keep Bangladesh down to 173
DUBAI: Recalled spinner Ravindra Jadeja took four wickets to help India restrict Bangladesh to 173 all out in the Super Four game in the Asia Cup in Dubai on Friday. Jadeja — replacing all-rounder Hardik Pandya who was ruled out of the tournament with a back injury — finished with 4-29 in his four overs after India sent Bangladesh in to bat at the Dubai stadium. Pacemen Bhuvneshwar Kumar (3-32) and Jasprit Bumrah (3-37) were also
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Shahidi lifts Afghanistan to 257-6 against Pakistan
ABU DHABI: Hashmatullah Shahidi missed out on a maiden hundred by a mere three runs but still steered Afghanistan to a challenging 257-6 against Pakistan in the Asia Cup at Abu Dhabi on Friday. Shahidi hit three consecutive boundaries in the final over off Usman Shinwari, but failed to get to three figures off the last delivery after Afghanistan won the toss and batted in the Super Four clash. Shahidi finished with a brilliantly-
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NCM issues fog formation and poor visibility warning
ABU DHABI: The National Center of Meteorology, NCM, advised drivers to take all precautions and follow the traffic regulations regarding the opportunity for fog formation. In its latest weather update, the NCM expected fog formation to reduce horizontal visibility of less than 1000 meters at times over some coastal and internal areas specially westward, during the period from 3 till 8 AM tomorrow morning.
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Delhi’s last elephants await marching orders
NEW DELHI: The mighty Heera marched through a crowded slum chewing bamboo, oblivious that freedom from life as one of Delhi’s last six elephants at work in the polluted city could be just around the corner. After years of pressure from activists who accuse the animals’ owners of flouting wildlife regulations by keeping them in a city, authorities have ordered the seizure of the elephants. They plan to move the 40-year-old
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Kyrgyz singer receives death threats over feminist video
BISHKEK: A 19-year-old singer in Kyrgyzstan has filed a complaint with police after receiving death threats over a music video she released targeting gender discrimination in the ex-Soviet republic. Zere Asylbek’s music video “Kyz” became a sensation in the Central Asian country following its release last week but has angered conservatives who say it insults national values, focusing on the singer’s visible underwear.
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RTA briefs Ajman Municipality on asset management
DUBAI: Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, and Department of Municipality and Planning in Ajman have discussed management of RTA-owned vehicles used by employees. This came during a visit of a delegation from the Ajman Municipality as part of benchmarking practices of RTA charted by the government for sharing expertise amongst federal and local entities. “The delegation attended a visual presentation about the
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DCT Abu Dhabi concludes successful roadshow in Oman
ABU DHABI: The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) has promoted awareness about the UAE capital as a travel destination in Oman after a successful trip to the neighbouring country with a promotional roadshow. The roadshow, which focused on the products and offerings specifically in the oasis city of Al Ain, took place at the Grand Millennium hotel in Muscat on 5th September and welcomed a group of travel
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136 killed in Tanzania ferry disaster, scores feared missing
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Emirati crashes his vehicle into water tanker in capital
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Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in new Gaza clashes
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British PM hits back at EU over Brexit plan
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Shahidi lifts Afghanistan to 257-6 against Pakistan
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India launches first sex offenders register
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8 EU nations urge Israel not to demolish village
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Jadeja's four keep Bangladesh down to 173
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