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Revealed: UAE’s top waterfront properties

Thursday, 16 April 2015 12:37 PM

Here are the UAE’s top waterfront properties, according to Luxhabitat, with private views of the sea.

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Baghdad by night

Thursday, 16 April 2015 12:37 PM

Baghdad has again come to life at night following the February lifting of the 12-year old evening curfew. Despite the continued risk of terror attacks and an escalating military offensive with ISIS extremists not far from the capitol, Baghdadis have taken to the nocturnal streets throughout the city.

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Protest of Yemen Airways staff

Thursday, 16 April 2015 12:37 PM

Employees of Yemen Airways (Yemenia) protested in front of the United Nations office in Sanaa against the grounding of the company's flights due to Saudi Arabia controlling Yemeni airspace since the launch of its air war on the Shiite-Huthis.

Politics & Economics»

Qatar partners with UN to prevent manipulation of sports competitions

Thursday, 16 April 2015 12:37 PM

Qatar's Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani and International Centre for Sports Security President Mohammed Hanzab and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Executive Director Yury Fedotov signed a partnership agreement to strengthen investigations and prosecutions into match-fixing and manipulation of sports competitions, during the UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha, on April 15, 2015.

Politics & Economics»

New Iraqi Prime Minister meets Obama

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 12:57 PM

President Barack Obama met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in the White House on Tuesday and hailed the progress he said the US-backed Iraqi forces were making against the Islamic State group.

Culture & Society»

The world largest kite flies in China

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 12:57 PM

A red kite, painted a Chinese word 'Fu' (means lucky), of about 1,000 kilograms with an area of over 2,600 square meters was rated as the world largest kite. China's economy expanded 7.0 percent year-on-year in the first quarter, official data showed April 15, slumping to a new post global financial crisis low and raising analyst expectations for more action to bolster growth in the world's second-largest economy.

Culture & Society»

Daily life near the Saudi-Yemeni border

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 12:57 PM

While the Fayfa tribes have decided to support Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and defend their mountainous area from any attack from the Yemeni side, daily life near the Saudi-Yemen border continues as usual.

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InPics: The world’s most expensive watches

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 12:32 PM

Luxurious timepieces with equally impressive price tags

Culture & Society»

Gunter Grass: The voice of a generation

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 12:54 PM

Best known around the world for his novel "The Tin Drum," the German Nobel literature winner Gunter Grass died at the age of 87.

Politics & Economics»

Abbas meets Putin and Medvedev

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 12:53 PM

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met with both President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to discuss the expansion of bilateral trade, as well as cooperation on humanitarian and economic issues.

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In pics: Tesla stations

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 12:53 PM

A Tesla station is a planned second version of the Tesla supercharger station that as of June 2013 was planned to be provided to owners of Tesla automobiles with proprietary charging station services. As of February 2015, there were 2,000 superchargers in 400 stations worldwide.

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FFWD 2015: The disappointments

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 11:06 AM

The fashion flops we think didn't hit the mark this year

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FFWD 2015: The highlights

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 11:05 AM

Designers who stepped up to the mark this year and pushed the boundaries

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FFWD: An overview of the 2015 show

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 11:04 AM

A weekend of fashion at the front row of Dubai's catwalks

Politics & Economics»

UN crime congress in Doha

Monday, 13 April 2015 12:34 PM

During the 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in Doha, Qatar, on April 12, 2015, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned of the growing links between organised crime and extremist violence, saying they are feeding off each other 'like never before'.


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