Burj Khalifa before and after switching off all non-essential lights to mark Earth Hour on Saturday. Kamal Kassim / Gulf Today
The honour for the UAE at the Cannes Film Festival is clear-cut evidence of the fact that it is spearheading a radical shift in attitudes towards ecological issues. The UAE was named Country of Honour 2019, a distinction conferred by the Monaco Better World Forum, MBWF, a global platform of thought leaders and influencers
Chan said he is impressed with the high quality of the filming infrastructure in Dubai and the support he has received for shooting his new movie.
In an effort to share its pioneering experience with the world, the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), showcased its “Global Benchmarking Framework and Data Set for Online, Open, Smart and Technology-enhanced Higher Education” while participating in the UnescoMobile Learning Week 2019, held recently in Paris.
The blaze, which began on Saturday near the town of Tejeda, is advancing on several fronts, propelled by a combination of high temperatures, strong winds and low humidity.
Sudan’s deposed military leader Omar al-Bashir, who ruled the country for 30 years, arrived in court on Monday in Khartoum for the start of his trial on corruption charges.
Pakistan and Indian often exchange fire in the Himalayan region, but tensions have increased since Aug. 5 when New Delhi changed the status of Indian-administered Kashmir, which is split between the nuclear-armed and claimed by both.