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Firing in Canada parliament
OTTAWA: A gunman shot and wounded a soldier in Ottawa on Wednesday and then entered the country’s parliament buildings chased by police, with at least 30 shots fired in dramatic scenes in the heart of the Canadian capital. The soldier later died. The suspected gunman was shot dead inside the parliament building, a government minister said. It was not clear whether the suspect had acted alone. Ottawa police said they were...
 
 
 
Mohammed at function to honour staff of government
ABU DHABI: Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, attended the honouring ceremony of about 1,460 employees working the in the Federal Government, who significantly obtained assessments in excess of expectations, according to the results of the performance management system for 2013, which was held in the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC)....
   
Sultan inaugurates new Dhs500m airport runway
SHARJAH: His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, on Wednesday opened a new Dhs500 million runway at Sharjah International Airport, in the presence of Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, and other sheikhs and officials. The Sharjah Ruler’s private jet took off and landed on the new runway to mark its first use....
 
 
Air strikes, Iraqi security forces stop ISIS advance
BAGHDAD: Coalition air strikes killed around 25 Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters on Wednesday near the northern Iraqi city of Baiji, residents told reporters. Iraqi army tanks and armoured vehicles on Wednesday also fought off an advance by ISIS militants on the town of Amiriya Fallujah, west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, army sources said. Government forces fought back ISIS outside Amiriya Fallujah - which faced...
   
Red Cross against travel ban over Ebola fears
GENEVA: Closing borders will not effectively curb Ebola infections, the head of the Red Cross said on Wednesday, amid debate over whether bans on travel from hardest-hit African countries would help combat the spread of the deadly virus. Elhadj As Sy, Secretary General of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), said such restrictions would not make sense. Sy said he believed it was possible...
 
 

 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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