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Buzz Aldrin to speak at Abu Dhabi aerospace summit
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Buzz Aldrin to speak at Abu Dhabi aerospace summit

Saturday, 29 March 2014 11:26 AM

World famous US astronaut was one of the first men to walk on the moon as part of Apollo 11 mission in 1969

UAE launches world's first store for smart gov't apps
Technology»

UAE launches world's first store for smart gov't apps

Friday, 28 March 2014 10:54 AM

More than 100 apps available in store which has been launched in partnership with Google and Apple

IPO»

Game developer goes public in NY

Thursday, 27 March 2014 11:10 AM

Riccardo Zaconi, CEO of mobile game developer King, has taken his company to an initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange. Responsible for popular game Candy Crush, King was valued at more than $7bn, with shares priced at $22.50.

Technology»

Russian rocket launched in Kazakhstan

Thursday, 27 March 2014 11:10 AM

A Russian Soyuz-FG rocket, carrying the Soyuz TMA-12M spacecraft and its crew, has blasted off from a launch pad at Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. US astronaut Steven Swanson, and Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev are heading to the International space station, with US-Russian space co-operation continuing despite the diplomatic stand-off over Ukraine.

Gulf flights to Germany cancelled amid strikes
Transport»

Gulf flights to Germany cancelled amid strikes

Thursday, 27 March 2014 10:41 AM

Hundreds of flights, including to and from Gulf, cancelled as German airport workers down tools

Twitter challenges Turkey ban, Erdogan holds fast
Politics & Economics»

Twitter challenges Turkey ban, Erdogan holds fast

Thursday, 27 March 2014 9:34 AM

Ankara court upheld an appeal against the ban from the bar association

Public rifts at Arab summit likely to satisfy Iran, Syria
Politics & Economics»

Public rifts at Arab summit likely to satisfy Iran, Syria

Thursday, 27 March 2014 9:25 AM

Heads of state assembled in Kuwait publicly acknowledged they needed to end quarrels

Dubai start-ups get scaling advice
StartUp»

Dubai start-ups get scaling advice

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 11:56 AM

AstroLabs hosts the latest of its Scaling Online Startups programmes

Politics & Economics»

Arab League summit dominated by regional turmoil

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 11:46 AM

The crises in Egypt and Syria have dominated the opening sessions of the Arab League Summit in Kuwait, where the problems between Gulf nations is also expected to come under the spotlight.

Kuwait to scrap controversial sponsor system
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait to scrap controversial sponsor system

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 11:00 AM

Responsibility for recruiting foreign workers will be given to new gov’t body in bid to reduce visa fraud

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Gold rebounds from near six-week low
Commodities»

Gold rebounds from near six-week low

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 10:11 AM

Gold bounced on Wednesday from weakest level since mid-February

Brent rises above $107 on supply concerns, strong US data
Commodities»

Brent rises above $107 on supply concerns, strong US data

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 10:10 AM

Promising data from top consumer United States also supported prices

Kuwait to let foreign banks open more branches
Banking & Finance»

Kuwait to let foreign banks open more branches

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 9:49 AM

Analysts doubt many banks will take advantage of offer unless government accelerates investment projects

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Facebook to buy virtual reality goggles maker for $2bn
Gadgets»

Facebook to buy virtual reality goggles maker for $2bn

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 9:47 AM

Acquisition comes hot on the heels of $19 billion deal for messaging service WhatsApp

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Bahrain's Batelco plans bonds buy-back in 2020
Banking & Finance»

Bahrain's Batelco plans bonds buy-back in 2020

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 5:20 PM

State-run telco says it will use excess liquidity from scrapped acquisition to lower debt servicing costs


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