Mark Rutte reacts as he arrives for the European Union leaders summit in Brussels on Thursday. Reuters
Malaysia’s prime minister on Thursday criticised the “ridiculous” decision to charge three Russians and a Ukrainian with murder over the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
Cristiano Ronaldo insisted he has no immediate plans to retire from international football after helping Portugal lift the inaugural Nations League on Sunday.
Malaysia will continue using Huawei products “as much as possible,” bucking a global trend prompted by security concerns and a US ban on the Chinese firm, the country’s prime minister said on Thursday.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, issued an Emiri Decree establishing the “Khalid Bin Sultan Al Qasimi Humanitarian Foundation.”
An Emirati family escaped a disaster in the early hours of Tuesday when a fire broke out in their house in Fujairah city. The firefighters managed to contain the fire and extinguish it in minutes. The smoke detector system in the house instantly alerted the civil defense about the incident. No injuries were reported, according to a civil defense official.
Inspection teams from Sharjah Municipality seized a vehicle loaded with prohibited materials and another with cardboard boxes containing banned drinks. The vehicles were on their way to sell and promote them.
The Abu Dhabi Criminal Court has adjourned to July 30 a case in which an Arab was charged with abusing methamphetamine, driving a vehicle under the influence of drugs, possessing bullets, colliding with a police vehicle and resisting policemen who tried to arrest him.