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VP opens Islamic Economy Summit
DUBAI: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, officially inaugurated the 2nd Global Islamic Economy Summit on Monday. The two-day summit being held at Madinat Jumeirah has drawn around 2000 policymakers, business leaders and finance professionals from across the globe. The landmark event aims to showcase some of the world’s best practices in this domain,...
Mohammed interacts with martyr’s family
DUBAI: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Monday offered condolences on the death of martyr Ahmed Hibtan Al Baloushi, who died while performing his national duty during participation in the Arab coalition ‘Operation Restore Hope’ in Yemen. Sheikh Mohammed visited the mourning majlis in Umm Al Qaiwain where he extended his sincere condolences to...
Car bombings claim dozens in Iraq
BAGHDAD: At least 57 people were killed on Monday in car bomb attacks in Baghdad and the north and south of Iraq, police and medical sources said. One attack took place near a crowded market in the town of Khalis, about 80 km northeast of Baghdad, killing 35 people, police said. “The driver begged police to be allowed to park his vehicle in order to buy medication from a nearby pharmacy and five minutes later it (the bomb) went...
Israeli military opens fire in West Bank, 2 die
RAMALLAH: Israeli troops fired at Palestinians in West Bank clashes on Monday, killing two teens and raising fears about an escalation of violence at a time of growing diplomatic friction between the Israeli and Palestinian leaders. On Monday, confrontations erupted in the biblical West Bank town of Bethlehem, just south of occupied Jerusalem, and in the northern town of Tulkarem. In Bethlehem, Palestinians clashed with Israeli...
Medicine Nobel shared by Japan, China, Ireland
STOCKHOLM/LONDON: Three scientists from Japan, China and Ireland whose discoveries led to the development of potent new drugs against parasitic diseases including malaria and elephantiasis won the Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday. Irish-born William Campbell and Japan’s Satoshi Omura won half of the prize for discovering avermectin, a derivative of which has been used to treat hundreds of millions of people with river blindness...

Dr Abdullah Omran Taryam, who passed away in Sharjah on Thursday at 66, was a national symbol who played a key role in the formation of the United Arab Emirates. He was Minister for Education and Justice Minister in the Cabinet of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Dr Abdullah as Chairman of Dar Al Khaleej revolutionised the dynamics of the media in the UAE.
UK hacked routers in Pak to identify terrorists: Snowden
LONDON: Britain secretly obtained vast amounts of communications data ..
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EU court backs ban on prisoners voting
LUXEMBOURG: The European Union's top court ruled on Tuesday that count..
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VP chairs first meeting of the Board of Trustees of ‘Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives’
DUBAI: The Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of D..
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Body of martyr Al Abdouli arrives at Al Bateen Airport
ABU DHABI: A military ceremony was held on Tuesday at Al Bateen Airpor..
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55% of Britons back staying in EU: Survey
LONDON: Many more people in Britain support the country's membership o..
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Palliative care in the UK 'best in the world'
LONDON: End-of-life care in the UK is the best in the world, according..
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Mass immigration is damaging Britain, says May
MANCHESTER: Mass immigration is damaging British society, Conservative..
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Pistorius told to undergo psychotherapy
JOHANNESBURG: Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius will have to undergo ps..
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Tunisia police bust Daesh recruitment cells, arrest 11
TUNIS: - The Tunisian police has broken up three "cells" that were rec..
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Taliban attack police HQ in Kunduz city
KABUL: Fighting erupted anew in the embattled northern Afghan city of ..
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