Pope Francis and Vladimir Putin on the occasion of their private audience at the Vatican on Thursday. Associated Press
Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Pope Francis on Thursday, a day before Ukraine’s Catholic leaders meet at the Vatican to discuss the crisis in their country,
The Pope will hold an open-air mass for some 135,000 Catholics in Abu Dhabi
A judo blackbelt, Putin has long been keen to show off his athletic prowess, including by working out with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, hitting the ski slopes in Sochi or diving to the bottom of the Black Sea.
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) recently launched an inspection campaign for passenger transport activities in more than 100 spots across Dubai and resulted in 3,303 offences.
The Dubai Police on Sunday morning handled over 1,800 emergency calls and recorded 24 traffic accidents (including two major accidents) from 6:00am until 9:00am due to the heavy fog in several areas of the emirate.
The marathon is organised in collaboration with Dubai Municipality under the slogan "It is good to compete in the World’s Coolest Winter”.