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Sheikh Mohammed receives credentials of foreign envoys
ABU DHABI: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, on Monday received the credentials of several foreign ambassadors to the UAE at the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi. Also present were Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Dr Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of Federal National Council, Lt. General Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan,
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Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed receives Chechen president
ABU DHABI: His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received Chechen President, Ramzan Kadyrov, at Qasr Al Bahr Majlis on Monday, and discussed with him an array of issues of mutual concern. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed highlighted the importance of the bilateral ties between the UAE and Chechnya. The visiting Chechen leader expressed his delight
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36,000 Yemenis benefit from ERC food aid
HODEIDAH: The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has distributed more than 180 tonnes of food supplies to people in the liberated western provinces of Yemen over the past five days. The distribution took place in 10 areas secured by the Saudi-led coalition along the Red Sea Coast, reaching more than 36,000 Yemenis, mostly women, children and the elderly. The aid is part of an ongoing campaign to ensure the provision of food, meet basic
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Australian police charge three men over 'mass' attack plot
SYDNEY: Police said on Tuesday they arrested three men who were allegedly preparing to attack the public in Melbourne, less than two weeks after a man was killed in Australia's second-largest city in what police said was an act of terrorism. Australian federal and state police, the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation, and other agencies that form part of the Joint Counter Terrorism Team carried out the arrests on Tuesday
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China’s Xi visits Philippines to deepen ties with US ally
MANILA: Chinese President Xi Jinping received a red-carpet welcome in the Philippines on Tuesday, as he paid his first visit to the US treaty ally with offers of infrastructure loans and new accords to prevent clashes and possibly explore for oil and gas in the disputed South China Sea. Xi was met by top government and military officials in Manila, the last stop in a three-nation swing through Asia in which he’s offering
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Train derails in north Spain, killing one and injuring six
MADRID: A commuter train carrying around 150 people derailed outside the Spanish city of Barcelona on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring at least six, police said. A landslide triggered the crash between the northeastern towns of Terrassa and Manresa just after 6am (0500 GMT), a spokeswoman for the train company, Renfe, said. Rescue workers were trying to free passengers trapped in the wreckage, Spanish television reported.
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Ivanka Trump used personal email for govt business: Report
WASHINGTON: The US president’s daughter and senior advisor Ivanka Trump used a personal email account for government business in violation of federal records rules, The Washington Post reported on Monday. The Post, citing anonymous sources, said the discovery was made by White House officials reviewing emails in response to a public records lawsuit. When asked about it, Trump said she was unfamiliar with details of the rules,
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Bangladesh opposition says internet cut to HQ
DHAKA: Bangladesh’s main opposition party said on Tuesday that authorities have cut internet access at its headquarters after its exiled acting chief conducted interviews with potential election candidates via Skype. The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) said that internet access at its Dhaka headquarters was cut late on Monday. “We don’t know who did it, but it was done to stop our acting chairman from holding interviews on
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Fiji leader sworn in for 4 more years after winning election
WELLINGTON: Fiji’s leader has been sworn in for another four years after winning an election with a reduced majority, after earlier lashing out at his opponents. Voreqe Bainimarama was affirmed prime minister in a ceremony on Tuesday after his FijiFirst Party won just over half the votes in last week’s election, giving them 27 seats in Fiji’s 51-seat parliament. Bainimarama first seized power in a military coup in 2006
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Cricket Australia rules out cutting ball-tampering bans
SYDNEY: Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft will all have to serve their full bans for ball-tampering, Cricket Australia ruled on Tuesday after reviewing a submission by the players’ union to cut the penalties. CA interim chairman Earl Eddings said the board had “determined that it is not appropriate to make any changes to the sanctions handed down to the three players.” Smith and Warner, then Australia’s captain
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'China glacier melt speeds up in ‘wake-up call’ for world'
SHANGHAI: Glacier melt at major sites in western China is accelerating fast, Greenpeace said on Tuesday, prompting thousands to evacuate in recent months and underscoring the vulnerability to climate change in a “wake-up call” for the world. Satellite analysis showed that the rate of retreat at glaciers in China’s remote western regions had more than doubled, Greenpeace said, with the annual rate at the Tianshan Glacier No.1 in Xi
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UFC to open ‘world’s largest MMA centre’ in Shanghai
SHANGHAI: UFC made a major play for the potentially huge Chinese market on Tuesday, saying it will invest $13 million to open the world’s largest MMA training and development base in Shanghai. Performance Institute Shanghai will open in mid-2019 and help nurture the next generation of Chinese mixed martial arts fighters, the United States-based UFC said. The announcement was made four days ahead of UFC’s first event in Beijing
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Thailand’s ‘Big Dolphin’ to emulate dad at golf World Cup
MELBOURNE: Thailand’s Prom Meesawat has a big weekend ahead. Not only will he emulate his dad by appearing at golf’s World Cup, but his wife is due to give birth. Known as the “Big Dolphin” due to his burly physique and hailing from a coastal town, the 34-year-old is teamed with Kiradech Aphibarnrat for the tournament at the Metropolitan Golf Club in Melbourne’s sandbelt region. It will be a proud moment when he tees off
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Virat Kohli says weakened Australia still ‘world-class’
BRISBANE: India captain Virat Kohli insisted on Tuesday Australia have the quality to upset the odds in their Twenty20 series and said his team will be focusing on the “little things” to come out on top. The visitors open their tour with the first of three T20s in Brisbane on Wednesday ahead of four Tests and three one-dayers that will keep them in Australia until late January. In the short format, they have been by far the
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Nationalists to dominate Bosnia’s three-man presidency
SARAJEVO: Bosnia will inaugurate its three newly-elected presidents on Tuesday, with all eyes on Serb nationalist Milorad Dodik, who will be the first to take the helm of a government hobbled by ethnic divides. The three presidents will rotate seats every eight months under the complex peace deal that ended Bosnia’s 1990s war and split power between its three main groups: Bosnian Muslims (Bosniaks), Serbs and Croats.
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