Firefighters, municipal workers, police officers take part in a rescue operation in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday. Associated Press
Peru failed to capitalise on a ten-man Brazil 20 minutes from time — after Gabriel Jesus was sent off for a second yellow — leaving Tite’s charges holding on to win the Copa America 3-1 in front of boisterous home fans on Sunday.
Following claims by Lionel Messi that the Copa America had been ‘fixed’ so the hosts would win, Tite — coach of champions Brazil — told the Argentina captain to show some respect.
Football legend Pele was taken to a Paris hospital as a precaution on Wednesday after suffering from an "infection" but is "doing well", according to members of his entourage.
Emirati women will scale the peak of their empowerment journey during the FNC Elections 2019 to be held in October, by achieving 50 per cent representation in parliament.
Habib Yousuf Abdullah Al Sayegh, a renowned Emirati poet, author and intellectual, died on Tuesday. He was 64.
This summer, 17-year-old Ahmad Al Zarooni tried something new. He had always taken part in group activities at school but had not been particularly enthused by them. But now, it is different. After attending the summer camp organised by Sharjah Youth, an affiliate of Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Leaders and Innovators, Ahmad has started thinking about his future and sharing his ideas and plans with his family and friends.
High school graduates looking for innovative courses to chart a successful future are in for a great surprise as Dubai College of Tourism has come up with a number of courses helping students select from multiple career choices in Tourism, Events, Hospitality, Retail and Culinary Arts.