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UAE and France vow to fight terrorism
PARIS: His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has emphasised that the UAE and France are partners in the fight against extremism and terrorism, support values of tolerance, promote dialogue, interaction and coexistence among peoples, civilisations and cultures, reject intolerance and hatred, and work for peace, stability and development in
 
 
Sharjah Ruler inaugurates International Photography fest
SHARJAH: Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi on Wednesday, inaugurated the third edition of the International Photography Festival (Xposure 2018) under the theme “Inspiring Moments,” at Expo Centre Sharjah in the presence of Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah.
   
Man gets prison in spying case
ABU DHABI: The Abu Dhabi Federal Court of Appeal sentenced British national Matthew Hedges, 31, to life in prison on Wednesday, after he was charged with spying last month. Hedges was found guilty of spying on the UAE government and providing sensitive security and intelligence information to his country. The court also ruled that the convict would be deported from the country after serving the term. It further ordered to
 
 
Woman employee convicted for embezzling Dhs20 million
ABU DHABI: The Abu Dhabi Criminal Court has convicted a female Gulf employee who took advantage of her job to take Dhs20 million from her employer, a bank operating in the UAE, to spend on a man and his brother by transferring sums of money to them, paying their debts, bearing the expenses of their travel to a European country and buying cars and valuable watches for them. The man and his brother were also convicted in the case.
   
17m Indians live abroad despite nation becoming wealthier
MUMBAI: As India has become wealthier, more of its citizens are leaving its shores. An estimated 17 million Indians were living abroad in 2017, making India the largest source country for international migrants globally, up from seven million in 1990 and a 143 per cent increase, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of data from the United Nations Department of Economic Affairs. Over the same period, India’s per capita income
 
 
Jobless man rapes, kills nine girls
NEW DELHI: A jobless 20-year-old man has confessed to raping and killing at least nine girls aged between three and seven in New Delhi, the capital, and three other cities over the past two years, police said on Wednesday. The case spotlights the number of young children who go missing every year in India and raises the question of whether the police have sufficient resources to investigate such brutal sex crimes. The confession

 IN A LEAGUE OF HIS OWN 
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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