Shakira on the move again

March 25, 2014 3:25 am0 comments
Shakira on the move again

Football fans and music lovers will never forget Shakira’s smashing hit “Waka Waka” (this time for Africa) she sang during the opening of FIFA World Cup held in South Africa in 2010. Just one particular version of this number had 632,464,786 views on the YouTube. We have no doubt that […]

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Fake US ship spotted in Gulf is a movie set, Iranian media say

March 24, 2014 3:38 am0 comments

DUBAI: A replica of a US aircraft carrier spotted near the coast of Iran is nothing more sinister than a movie set, Iranian media said on Sunday. The New York Times, quoting U.S. intelligence, said last week that the Iranians were building a mock-up of a US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, […]

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Keith Richards to publish children’s book

March 14, 2014 4:46 am0 comments
Keith Richards to publish children’s book

Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, famous for surviving years of rock ‘n’ roll excess, will release a children’s picture book with illustrations by his daughter Theodora Richards, his publisher said on Tuesday. The book, Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar, tells the story of […]

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Al Montazah Park: Sharjah’s first Water-Park set to open Thursday

March 13, 2014 3:25 am0 comments
Al Montazah Park: Sharjah’s first Water-Park set to open Thursday

 Sharjah: Sharjah is all set to officially open its first ever water park on March 13 after days of trial runs that began this month. “We did a soft launch on March 2 to test our preparedness and the level of crowd interest. We have had a great response and […]

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Media strategies in focus at Dubai meet

March 12, 2014 3:34 am0 comments

Successful strategies for media houses will be under spotlight at Wan-Ifra’s 9th Mideast conference that begins on March 12. It offers an opportunity for publishing executives to discover a wealth of regional and international best-practice ideas. Some of the industry’s most renowned experts and publishers will share their successful strategies […]

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Shakira opens charity school in Colombia shanty

March 9, 2014 3:18 am0 comments
Shakira opens charity school in Colombia shanty

CARTAGENA, Colombia: Lomas de Peye residents used to fear that a strong gust of wind from the Caribbean would be enough to knock down their school. Then Shakira came to their aid. The pop superstar recently traveled to this shanty town in Cartagena, on Colombia’s northern coastline, to inaugurate a […]

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UAE emerges as the front-runner to host IPL 7 next month

March 6, 2014 2:20 pm0 comments
UAE emerges as the front-runner to host IPL 7 next month

UAE has emerged as the front runner to host IPL 7 since the tournament dates are clashing the Indian general elections. South Africa, which was the preferred venue earlier, has been effectively ruled out after the IPL (Indian Premier League) Governing Council meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday, it has […]

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Kuwait busts illegal casino run by doctor, arrests 34

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Kuwait busts illegal casino run by doctor, arrests 34

 Manama: Kuwait security officers have arrested a Kuwaiti doctor for reportedly running an illegal casino in the country. A local report said that 33 other people, including one American citizen and three European nationals, were also arrested in the raid. The casino, believed to be the largest in the country […]

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