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Air passenger’s body to be repatriated during weekend

November 17, 2017 7:27 am0 comments

Air India with support of a Keralite social organisation completing official procedures Abu Dhabi,November 17 – The body of a young Indian, who died in an Abu Dhabi hospital while flying home to India from Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, is expected to be repatriated during this weekend. Mohammad Saleem, 35, […]

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Louvre Abu Dhabi: The First Great Powers

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Louvre Abu Dhabi: The First Great Powers

Gallery depicts human interpretations of royalty and divinity Abu Dhabi,November17 – As human civilisations developed, so did the first kingdoms, along with tributary statues and the development of writing. These are explored in The First Great Powers gallery, where you are immediately drawn to the ancient life-size statue of Egyptian […]

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Rumours swirl in Beirut over Hariri replacement

November 16, 2017 8:08 am0 comments
Rumours swirl in Beirut over Hariri replacement

Neither of two potential candidates has laid claim to top government post left vacant by Hariri’s resignation Beirut, Nov 16 – Twelve days after the unexpected resignation of Lebanese prime minister Sa’ad Hariri, there are rumours doing the rounds in Beirut about two possible replacements. One is Abdul Rahim Murad, an […]

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Saudi Arabia fully engaged in fight against Aids

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Saudi Arabia fully engaged in fight against Aids

Some men prefer to be homeless rather than tell their families Manama, Nov 16 – Several Saudi parents and their children are living with HIV after being infected due to negligence and lack of knowledge, the head of an association dedicated to assisting patients has said. “Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Aids) […]

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‘Regional uncertainty will not impact UAE’

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‘Regional uncertainty will not impact UAE’

Mohammad: Strategy for achieving this continued success is ‘to be ahead of anybody, and be faster’ Dubai, Nov 16 – Political tensions in the region are a challenge for Dubai’s businesses to embrace, not shy away from, according to High Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime […]

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Da Vinci sells for $450m in auction record

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Da Vinci sells for $450m in auction record

Sale price for ‘Salvator Mundi’ dwarfs previous record set at $179.4 million for a Picasso New York, Nov 16 – A 500-year-old work of art — believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci and depicting Jesus Christ — sold in New York on Wednesday for $450.3 million (Dh1.7 billion), smashing a […]

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Rare 5.4-magnitude quake hits southern S. Korea

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Rare 5.4-magnitude quake hits southern S. Korea

This is the second most powerful quake on record in the country that seldom experiences significant tremors SEOUL, Nov 16 – A rare 5.4-magnitude earthquake hit South Korea’s southeast Wednesday afternoon, the second most powerful quake on record, in a country that seldom experiences significant tremors. The quake, which was felt […]

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Global stocks falls as oil slide, tax bill concerns weigh

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Global stocks falls as oil slide, tax bill concerns weigh

Market looking for a reason to pause as investors flee risk-laden assets New York, Nov 16 – US stocks fell on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones index shedding more than 100 points as a slide in oil prices and concerns about the fate of US tax cuts weighed on the mood. […]

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Zaccheroni wants UAE team to build on success

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Zaccheroni wants UAE team to build on success

‘I want to see improvement all the time’ Abu Dhabi, Nov 16 – The UAE coach Alberto Zaccheroni’s pain of his national side Italy’s World Cup qualification play-offs exit at the hands of Sweden would was eased with his current team registering their first win under his reign, beating Uzbekistan 1-0 […]

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Jennifer Lopez reveals plans for Dubai show

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Jennifer Lopez reveals plans for Dubai show

The singer talks disaster relief and Puerto Rican pride ahead of Dubai gig Nov 16 – When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in September, it left catastrophic devastation in its wake. Phone lines went down and most Puerto Ricans outside the island couldn’t reach their loved ones to verify their safety. […]

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