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APEC ministers meet in China

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 12:43 PM

Finance ministers from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum met on October 22, 2014, in Beijing, China, to discuss the backdrop of global economic, political and health concerns including slowing growth in China and the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

Politics & Economics»

Hong Kong: Demonstrators in talks with government

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 12:43 PM

After four weeks of protests, Hong Kong’s government held talks with the representatives of the Hong Kong Federation of Students on October 21, 2014. The government offered to submit an official report to Beijing that reflects the protesters’ views, but wouldn’t ask China’s leadership to revoke its plan to impose limits on how the city’s leader is elected.

Culture & Society»

Abu Dhabi Louvre: Between vision and reality

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 12:43 PM

From studying the possibility of opening a branch of the Louvre museum in Abu Dhabi in 2006 to this week’s announcement of the full installation of the Louvre Abu Dhabi dome structure, The Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC) is a step closer to completing one of the world’s premier cultural institutions - Louvre Abu Dhabi. Designed by Pritzker-prize winning architect Jean Nouvel, Louvre Abu Dhabi will encompass 9,200 square metres of art galleries located in the heart of the Saadiyat Cultural District.

Politics & Economics»

260 companies exhibit at Milipol Qatar 2014

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 12:31 PM

More than 260 companies from 36 countries attend the Milipol Qatar 2014, an international internal security and police equipment exhibition, in Doha. The exhibition, held every two years between Doha and Paris is sponsored by the Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, and emphasises the interrelation between entities and neighbouring authorities.

Gourmet»

Paris hosts 26th SIAL

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 12:31 PM

The 26th Global International Food Products Exhibition, SIAL – (Salon International de l'Alimentation), which is being held from 19 to 23 October 2014, at the Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord Villepinte, France, is a unique global food event featuring the world’s leading retail and foodservice buyers in one location. Occurring every two years, SIAL attracts over 136,000 visitors from not only the European Union but also from the rest of Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Politics & Economics»

Arab foreign ministers express solidarity with Iraq

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 12:31 PM

Mauritania's Foreign Affairs Minister Ahmed Ould Teguedi, Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sabah Al-Khalid al-Sabah, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari and Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi met in Baghdad on October 19, 2014, to express solidarity with Iraq and their fight against ISIL.

Politics & Economics»

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince visits 10 Downing Street

Monday, 20 October 2014 12:11 PM

UK premier David Cameron and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan to discuss the ongoing situation in the Middle East.

Gadgets»

Apple products: A look back

Monday, 20 October 2014 12:11 PM

We present some of the US tech giant’s wildly popular products in the past.

Culture & Society»

Holi Run Race in Madrid

Monday, 20 October 2014 12:11 PM

Around 20,000 revellers witness the Holi Run Madrid, a 5km race where participants are showered with more than 15,000 coloured powders.

Technology»

Revealed: Top Facebook personalities

Monday, 20 October 2014 11:46 AM

Who's celebrated over 100m likes recently? Take a look and find out

Travel»

Launch of luxury steam train holidays from Europe to Tehran

Monday, 20 October 2014 11:45 AM

Tickets for the two-week trip costs from $14,333 and starts in Budapest

Photos»

Uber taxi app in Madrid

Sunday, 19 October 2014 12:19 PM

Uber is a US-based smartphone taxi app which is quickly expanding to some of the main cities around the world.

Photos»

Japan Robot Week 2014

Sunday, 19 October 2014 12:19 PM

The exhibition is focusing on service robots and related technologies.

Photos»

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung eruptions intensify

Sunday, 19 October 2014 12:18 PM

Mount Sinabung's eruption in February killed about 17 people and forced more than 33,000 others to flee their homes.

Cars & Boats»

Top 10: Dubai’s best party boats

Thursday, 16 October 2014 2:43 PM

Charter or cruise on some of the city's top nautical attractions


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