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UAE leaders congratulate Sultan of Brunei

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Reem Al Hashemy meets with UN humanitarian agencies' officials
NEW YORK- In meetings with senior United Nations officials and members of the UN Security Council today, Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, reaffirmed the UAE’s and the Arab Coalition’s strong support for the efforts of Special Envoy Martin Griffiths to reach a political solution in Yemen. The Minister also discussed the comprehensive efforts underway, in close cooperation with the UN and
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Arab Coalition air defence intercepts ballistic missile fired by Houthi
HODEIDAH- The UAE Armed Forces' missile defence system (Patriot), operating within the Saudi-led Arab Coalition, has intercepted a ballistic missile fired by the Iran-aligned Houthi militia in the direction of the northern densely populated District of Mocha in Taiz Governorate. No casualties or damage were reported as the missile was intercepted far away from residential areas.
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ARN, Hala China announce launch of Chinese radio channel
DUBAI: The Arabian Radio Network in partnership with Hala China, a joint initiative between Meraas and Dubai Holding, have announced the launch of a new dedicated 24-hour radio station called ‘The Sound of the Dubai Dragon’, which will serve the resident Chinese population in the UAE. The announcement follows the official launch of ‘Hala China’, which aims to enhance both economic and cultural exchanges, and drive investment
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India rights watchdog sounds alarm over farmer suicides
NEW DELHI: India's rights watchdog has sounded the alarm over the suicide of hundreds of farmers in the western state of Maharashtra in recent months, calling for an official response. Despite state aid, Indian agriculture is in a dire state due to drought, failed crops, poor infrastructure and low prices for produce, but Maharashtra is particularly badly hit. The state government there said last weekend that 639 farmers
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Emirates awarded IATA 753 certification for baggage operations
DUBAI: Emirates has been awarded IATA 753 compliance certification for its baggage operation in its home base of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The certification underlines the carrier’s capabilities to diligently track bags that flow through its Dubai hub for departing, arriving and connecting customers. IATA Resolution 753 requires airlines to track bags at four specific points in the baggage journey to ensure that at any time the
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At least two dead in building collapse outside Indian capital
NEW DELHI: At least two people were killed and more are feared trapped after an under-construction building collapsed onto a residential complex outside Delhi, officials said on Wednesday. Emergency workers sifting through piles of iron and concrete overnight pulled out two bodies Wednesday morning from the site in Greater Noida, a satellite town east of the Indian capital. “We have no concrete evidence on the number of people
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Air China flights cut over vaping pilot emergency
SHANGHAI: Chinese authorities have cut flag carrier Air China’s 737 flights and revoked the flying licences of the cockpit crew involved in a mid-air emergency sparked by a co-pilot’s vape smoke, state media said on Wednesday. An Air China 737 made a rapid emergency descent last week after the co-pilot mistakenly turned off air-conditioning systems in a bid to conceal his e-cigarette smoke. The incident, which resulted in the
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Thai cave boys to leave hospital, speak to media
CHIANG RAI: Twelve boys and their football coach rescued from a cave in Thailand will leave hospital on Wednesday and speak to the media for the first time, a government spokesman said. The “Wild Boars” football team are being discharged a day earlier than announced and authorities hope that by holding the question and answer session before they head home it will satisfy the huge interest in their story. “The reason to hold this
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Legal battle over rights to Olympic founder’s name
LAUSANNE: A Dutch branding company, a global sports organisation and the name of a French aristocrat who has been dead for 80 years might not seem like the ingredients for a high-stakes legal battle. But the showdown between Tempting Brands and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over the right to commercialise the name Pierre de Coubertin — the founder of the modern Olympic Games — could prove to be worth millions of dollar
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In China, yellow robots deliver snacks to your home
BEIJING: Along a quiet residential street on the outer edges of Beijing, a yellow and black cube about the size of a small washing machine trundles leisurely to its destination. This “little yellow horse” is an autonomous delivery robot, ferrying daily essentials like drinks, fruit and snacks from the local store to the residents of the “Kafka” compound in the Chinese capital. Equipped with a GPS system, cameras and radar,
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Fukushima nuclear plant operator resumes TV ads
TOKYO: The operator of Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on Wednesday resumed television commercials, seven years after a 2011 meltdown that sparked the world’s worst atomic accident in a generation. A retail arm of Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) Holdings said it was placing commercials on television, radio stations, and trains, as competition among energy companies intensifies. The decision is controversial,
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Australia scientists develop ‘world first’ melanoma blood test
SYDNEY: Australian researchers said on Wednesday they have developed a blood test for melanoma in its early stages, calling it a “world first” breakthrough that could save many lives. The scientists, from Edith Cowan University, said the new test could help doctors detect the skin cancer before it spreads through a person’s body. “Patients who have their melanoma detected in its early stage have a five-year survival rate between
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South Korea minister warns of fallout of US-China trade war
SEOUL: South Korea’s finance minister warned that an all-out trade war between the US and China would have grim implications for the country, as he lowered this year’s growth outlook on Wednesday. The world’s 11th largest economy is expected to grow 2.9 per cent this year, lower than an earlier estimate of three per cent, Kim Dong-yeon said, citing slowing demand at home and abroad as well as rising unemployment.
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Australia scientists develop ‘world first’ melanoma blood test
SYDNEY: Australian researchers said on Wednesday they have developed a..
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Legal battle over rights to Olympic founder’s name
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Thai cave boys to leave hospital, speak to media
CHIANG RAI: Twelve boys and their football coach rescued from a cave i..
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Fukushima nuclear plant operator resumes TV ads
TOKYO: The operator of Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant on Wed..
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In China, yellow robots deliver snacks to your home
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At least two dead in building collapse outside Indian capital
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India rights watchdog sounds alarm over farmer suicides
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UAE leaders congratulate Sultan of Brunei
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