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Trump says hold Putin personally responsible for poll meddling

July 19, 2018 8:59 am0 comments
Trump says hold Putin personally responsible for poll meddling

US president says ‘you would have to hold him responsible’ in television interview Washington: President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he holds Russian President Vladimir Putin personally responsible for Russia’s meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.  “Just like I consider myself to be responsible for things that happen in […]

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Watch Red Moon and Red Planet rising in UAE on July 27

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21st century’s total lunar eclipse and Mars Opposition can be viewed from anywhere in the UAE Dubai: You don’t have to go anywhere next weekend to witness what is touted as the night of the ‘Red Moon’ and ‘Red Planet’ on July 27. Just stepping out of your house in […]

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Dh8 million worth of counterfeit products seized in Dubai

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A man is also caught selling gold-plated bars in a separate incident Dubai: Thousands of counterfeit shampoo and toothpaste products valued at Dh8 million have been seized in Dubai. Brigadier Salem Al Rumaithi, director of the Criminal Investigation Department of Dubai Police, said they were tipped off that a shop […]

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3 dead in Dubai traffic accident

July 18, 2018 7:53 am0 comments
3 dead in Dubai traffic accident

Eight others were injured when a minibus and truck collided Dubai: Three were killed and eight others injured in a traffic accident on Emirates road when a minibus and truck collided, an official said on Monday. Brigaider Saif Muhair Al Mazroui, director of the Traffic Department in Dubai Police, said […]

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Police warn that carpooling is illegal

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Police warn that carpooling is illegal

Some private car owners use their vehicles as taxis without obtaining any licence Abu Dhabi: Once again, motorists have been warned that carpooling in their private vehicles is illegal and will invite hefty fines. Only licensed taxis and private carriers are allowed to transport people to and from destinations, said […]

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Trump condemns Russia probe after Putin talks

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Trump condemns Russia probe after Putin talks

President Donald Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin opened their long-awaited summit Monday with a wink and slouch HELSINKI: US President Donald Trump emerged from a meeting with Vladimir Putin on Monday saying he saw no reason to believe Russia had hacked the 2016 US presidential election, and the Russian leader […]

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UAE hits 51C, hottest day of the year so far

July 12, 2018 8:53 am0 comments
UAE hits 51C, hottest day of the year so far

The UAE’s weather bureau recorded maximum temperatures at 51.5C, with more haze to continue Dubai: On Wednesday, the UAE reached 51.5 degrees Celsius in the area over Mezeira near Liwa, Abu Dhabi. The hot and hazy weather will continue as maximum temperatures reach slightly over 50C.  According to the National Centre of […]

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Croatia beat England to make World Cup final

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Croatia beat England to make World Cup final

Mandzukic hits winner in extra time to break English hearts and set up final against France on Sunday Dubai: Croatia defeated England 2-1 after extra-time to book their place in the Fifa World Cup final at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Wednesday night and move into a showdown with France […]

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Thailand cave rescue: what has happened so far

July 9, 2018 9:06 am0 comments
Thailand cave rescue: what has happened so far

Rescue bid enter second day, with nine of ‘Wild Boars’ still inside after elite divers guided four out Mae Sai: A treacherous rescue bid to free a youth football team trapped in a flooded Thai cave entered its second day on Monday, with nine of the “Wild Boars” still inside […]

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Caution: Dh1,000 fine for staring at traffic accidents

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Caution: Dh1,000 fine for staring at traffic accidents

Slowing down to goggle at traffic accidents can lead to a hefty fine, warns Abu Dhabi Police Dubai: Gawking at traffic accidents can land you in trouble with the authorities – and slapped with a Dh1,000 fine. Abu Dhabi Police are warning motorists to stop rubbernecking in the wake of […]

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