Forensic experts arrive at the sight of the terror attack in Nice, France.
At a time when the world is increasingly witnessing divisions between nations and peoples and an unbridled spike in hate speech and hate crimes, the UN Alliance of Civilizations
The UAE has always promoted the values of tolerance and President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s declaration of 2019 as the “Year of Tolerance” has given it a further boost (“UAE offers remarkable tolerance model,” Sept. 14, Gulf Today).
Pope Francis and His Eminence the Grand Imam of Al Azhar, Dr Ahmed El Tayyeb, signed the Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together in Abu Dhabi in February 2019.
It’s a wonderful idea – and move – that the second edition of the World Tolerance Summit will be held in Dubai from 14 to 16 November this year. A galaxy of distinguished speakers and peace experts from around the world, envoys from the international diplomatic community and university students are expected to attend the three-day summit
A referendum on a constitutional provision to recognise the Indigenous people in Australia seems to be facing rough weather despite it being passed in the House of Representatives, the lower House. The referendum is to be held later in the year. An opinion poll showed that about 46 per cent said ‘yes’ to the move, and 43 per cent
In his first week on the campaign trail as a presidential candidate, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis repeatedly hit his chief rival, Donald Trump, from the right. “This is a different guy than 2015, 2016,” DeSantis told a conservative radio host before slamming the bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation Trump championed as
Elon Musk’s Neuralink received approval last month from the Food and Drug Administration to conduct human clinical trials, which one former FDA official called “really a big deal.” I do not disagree, but I am skeptical that this technology will “change everything.” Not every profound technological advance has broad social and economic
Rishi Sunak is blocking the release of WhatsApp messages to the Covid inquiry because he fears they could show his plots against Boris Johnson, according to allies of the former prime minister. The claims — rejected as “total nonsense” by the Sunak camp — come as Johnson was warned he could lose taxpayer-funded legal support