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Solar Impulse 2 completes fifth flight

Wednesday, 1 April 2015 12:22 PM

Solar Impulse 2, the first aircraft completely sustained by solar power, took off from Myanmar's second biggest city of Mandalay early Monday and headed for China's Chongqing, the fifth flight a 20-hour flight.

Politics & Economics»

ICJ membership for Palestinians

Wednesday, 1 April 2015 12:22 PM

The Palestinians formally gain membership of the International Criminal Court on April 1, 2015, with the aim of pursuing Israelis for war crimes, despite uncertainty over the move's wider ramifications.

Politics & Economics»

Kuwait: Emir pledges $500m for Syria

Wednesday, 1 April 2015 12:21 PM

Kuwait's emir pledged half a billion dollars at the start of the Second International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria, at Bayan palace in Kuwait City, describing the crisis unfolding as the 'biggest humanitarian catastrophe in modern history'.

Politics & Economics»

Meet or miss - Iran nuclear talks deadline

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 12:44 PM

The top diplomats of Iran and the United States, China, Russia, Britain, France and Germany aim by the end of March 31 to agree the outlines of a deal curtailing Iran's nuclear programme.

Culture & Society»

Gazans mark Palestinian Land Day

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 12:44 PM

The annual Land Day demonstrations are held to remember six Arab Israeli protesters who were shot dead by Israeli police and troops during mass demonstrations in 1976 against plans to confiscate Arab land in the Galilee.

Politics & Economics»

Donors meet in Kuwait for Syria summit

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 12:44 PM

The United Nations has launched an appeal to raise $8.4 billion for Syria this year, and hopes to receive major pledges at the Third International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria on March 30, 2015 in Kuwait City.

Politics & Economics»

Oil price downturn rattles Texas oil economy

Monday, 30 March 2015 12:26 PM

Crude oil prices today are almost 60 percent lower than they were six months ago

Culture & Society»

Hindus celebrate Ram Navami Festival

Monday, 30 March 2015 12:26 PM

The festival commemorates the birth of Lord Rama, the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu.

Sport»

Dubai World Cup 2015: Highlights of the world’s richest horse race

Monday, 30 March 2015 12:26 PM

William Buick celebrated riding Prince Bishop to victory at the race at the Meydan Racecourse

Lifestyle»

InPics: Kim Kardashian in Dubai

Monday, 30 March 2015 10:49 AM

The American reality star has uploaded previously unseen photos of her most recent trip to Dubai

Culture & Society»

UAE’s first Ramsar wetland site

Sunday, 29 March 2015 12:45 PM

The Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary (RAKWS) on the outskirts of Dubai, which is Dubai's only desert wetland, occupies about 2.4 square miles on the banks of Dubai Creek and comprises of mudflats, lagoons, pools, and mangroves. With The UAE's accession to the Ramsar Convention in 2007, RAKWS has become the emirate's first Ramsar wetland site - Ramsar sites are wetlands of international importance designated under the Ramsar Convention.

Culture & Society»

Earth Hour 2015

Sunday, 29 March 2015 12:45 PM

Millions of people across in more than 7,000 cities and in 172 countries turned off lights emblematic buildings on March 28, 2015, for the 'Earth Hour', a global event to warn of the dangers of climate change.

Politics & Economics»

Qatar’s Sheikh Tamim visits India

Sunday, 29 March 2015 12:45 PM

Emir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani is on a state visit to India

Arts»

Dubai World Cup: Kylie Minogue's desert adventure

Sunday, 29 March 2015 10:58 AM

Australian singer performed at the Meydan Racecourse, after spending a few days touring the emirate's hotspots

Style»

Dubai World Cup: Top 5 hair style tips

Thursday, 26 March 2015 3:55 PM

This World Cup, hair styles are just as important as outfits. Here are 5 hairstyles from celebrity hairstylist Wassim Morkos and Marquee salon.


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