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Cabinet clears new policy for senior Emiratis

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Mohamed Bin Zayed receives Bulgarian PM Borissov
ABU DHABI: His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received on Sunday, Bulgaria's Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, who is paying a state visit to the UAE. The Bulgarian prime minister was accorded a red carpet reception at the Presidential Palace where the national anthem of Bulgaria was played followed by a 21-gun salute. Boyko Borissov shook
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SZHP approves residential support worth Dhs277.8m
DUBAI: The Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme (SZHP) has approved the names of 374 UAE citizens who are eligible for residential support worth Dhs277.85 million, as part of 800 residential support decisions announced by the programme since early October in observance of the World Habitat Day. The approvals are an implementation of the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and the Vice President,
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Youth’s future leadership roles depend on care, opportunities offered: Sheikha Jawaher
SHARJAH: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) and Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), has called on youth from around the world, future leaders, experts and international organisations to extend their participation to the "Investing in the Future" MENA conference
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UAE recognised for role in eliminating drug trafficking in Arab world
ABU DHABI: The UAE, represented by the Ministry of Interior, won the award for the Best Field Information and Operation Cooperation on Arab and International levels for the third time, issued by the General Secretariat of the Arab Interior Ministers Council, in recognition of its efforts in arresting criminals involved in drugs smuggling networks. The award was accepted by Brigadier General Saeed Abdullah Bin Tuwair Al Suwaidi,
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TSC’s brand ambassador is 1st Arab to summit Mt. Manaslu
DUBAI: The Sustainable City (TSC), the Middle East’s first fully-operational sustainable community, on Sunday announced that its Brand Ambassador Dolores Al Shelleh has set another historic accomplishment as the first Arab to summit Mount Manaslu, the eighth highest mountain in the world at 8,156 meters above the sea level, located in the Himalayas. The Sustainable City appointed Dolores, the first and youngest Jordanian set to cl
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Bollywood stars Deepika and Ranveer to marry on Nov.14
MUMBAI: Bollywood actors Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone on Sunday announced that they are set to tie the knot on November 14-15. They shared a note on their Twitter accounts. It read: "With the blessings of our families, it gives us immense joy in sharing that our wedding is set to take place on November 14 and 15." "We thank you for all the love you have showered upon us over the years and seek your blessings as we embark
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ICRC official praises UAE humanitarian aid efforts
ABU DHABI: Yahia Alibi, head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC’s) regional delegation for the GCC countries, has praised the UAE for its leading efforts in humanitarian aid and development globally. In a statement to the Emirates News Agency, WAM, on the sidelines of the Senior Workshop on International Rules governing Military Operations, SWIRMO, which began in Abu Dhabi, Alibi said the UAE is committed to sup
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Joint UAE-US military exercise 'Iron Magic 19' begins
ABU DHABI: The joint UAE-US military exercise "Iron Magic 19" started on Sunday, as part of a series of joint military exercises throughout the year between UAE Armed forces and the armed forces of brotherly and friendly countries. The exercise also seeks to reinforce ties of cooperation and joint action, and the exchange of expertise in military areas, which will contribute in maximising the combat capabilities and increase
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Hodeidah governor praises UAE development projects
HODEIDAH: Dr Al Hassan Ali Taher, Hodeidah Governor, praised the UAE's development and infrastructure services being carried out in Yemen's Red Sea Coast region, noting their economic and social impacts on Yemenis and confirming the humanitarian commitment of the UAE towards the Yemeni people. Taher said the Yemeni people appreciate the UAE's humanitarian and development role in Yemen, and noted that there is coordination between
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At least 14 dead in violence across Kashmir
SRINAGAR: Violence across Kashmir left at least 14 people dead on Sunday, police and military officials said, including six civilians killed when an explosion detonated among a crowd protesting against Indian rule. Thousands of demonstrators, some hurling stones, marched on a village in southern Kulgam town where Indian government forces were battling an unknown number of armed fighters. Three alleged rebels were shot dead in the
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5 families win back fees as part of GEMS prize draw
DUBAI: The winners of a prize draw launched by GEMS Education, in partnership with Mastercard, have been announced. Chosen in a random draw conducted by an official from Dubai Economic Department, the five lucky winners, whose children all attend GEMS Education schools, have each received Dhs30,000 in GEMS Points that can be used towards payment of school fees. The initiative, which ran from 25 July to 31 August 2018, was open to
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Israel reopens people, goods crossings to Gaza
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: Israel ordered the country's goods and people border crossings with Gaza to be opened on Sunday, just four days after shuttering them following a Palestinian attack that sparked retaliatory strikes. "The decision comes after a decrease in the violent events in Gaza over the weekend and efforts Hamas made to restrain" demonstrators, a statement from Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman office read. On Wednesday,
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Outrage in France after teen threatens teacher with fake gun
PARIS: French politicians on Sunday reacted with outrage to a video of a teenager in a tough Paris suburb threatening his teacher with a fake gun. The incident, which was filmed and uploaded onto social media by one of the teen's classmates, took place on Thursday at a high school in the southeastern suburb of Creteil. In the video the 15-year-old can be seen standing over the seated teacher, brandishing a weapon that turned out
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22 dead, over 170 injured after train flips in Taiwan
YILAN (Taiwan): At least 22 people have died after an express train derailed and flipped over on a popular coastal tourist route in Taiwan on Sunday, the island's worst rail accident for more than 20 years. Taiwan's railways administration confirmed 22 people had been killed and said 171 people had been injured, 10 seriously, in the accident in northeastern Yilan county. Authorities have not confirmed if any passengers remain tra
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19-year-old dies after blowing up ticket machine: Halle
BERLIN: German police say a 19-year-old man has died after blowing up a ticket machine at a railway station in the eastern city of Halle. A spokesman for Halle police, Ralf Karlstedt, said Sunday the man was trying break open the ticket machine, together with two others aged 15 and 20. The alleged accomplices have been arrested. The local man was discovered lying in a pool of blood by a train driver shortly before 10 p.m.
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Actress Selma Blair reveals MS diagnosis
WASHINGTON: Actress Selma Blair revealed she has multiple sclerosis Saturday, in an emotional Instagram post offering insight into her life with the illness. The "Legally Blonde" and "Cruel Intentions" star, 46, said she was diagnosed with the chronic central nervous system disease -- which causes symptoms including fatigue, pain and coordination problems - in August after suffering symptoms "for years." "I am disabled. I fall
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Thousands compete in smoggy Delhi half marathon
NEW DELHI: Thousands of runners brushed off health warnings Sunday to compete in the New Delhi half marathon, even as smog reached unhealthy levels in the world's most polluted major city. More than 34,000 runners hit the streets of the Indian capital for the 13.1 mile (21 kilometre) race that doctors wanted postponed because of Delhi's atrocious winter smog. The US embassy website Sunday showed levels of the smallest and most
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Men should understand what consent is: Ayushmann
MUMBAI: Actor Ayushmann Khurrana has supported the #MeToo movement by saying that men should understand what consent is. Ayushmann visited the PVR Citi Mall here on Saturday to know the audience's reaction for his latest film "Badhaai Ho". Reacting to the #MeToo campaign that has gathered momentum in India, especially in Bollywood, Ayushmann told media: "The #MeToo movement is a good movement, but at the same time, I feel both
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Prince Harry inspires athletes as Meghan trims schedule
SYDNEY: The pregnant wife of Britain's Prince Harry, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will cut back her busy schedule as the royal couple enter the last week-and-a-half of their tour to Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Meghan curtailed her activities after attending the opening ceremony for the Invictus Games on Saturday night at Sydney's Opera House. A thunderstorm delayed the opening for more than an hour but did not
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Australia to double jail terms for white-collar crimes
SYDNEY: Australia said on Sunday jail terms for white-collar crimes would be doubled and penalties against misbehaving companies sharply increased in a further fallout from a scathing inquiry into the finance sector. A Royal Commission was called by Canberra late last year as public anger against Australian banks grew following a string of scandals involving allegations of misconduct and fraud. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said
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ICRC official praises UAE humanitarian aid efforts
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22 dead, over 170 injured after train flips in Taiwan
YILAN (Taiwan): At least 22 people have died after an express train de..
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Outrage in France after teen threatens teacher with fake gun
PARIS: French politicians on Sunday reacted with outrage to a video of..
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At least 14 dead in violence across Kashmir
SRINAGAR: Violence across Kashmir left at least 14 people dead on Sund..
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SZHP approves residential support worth Dhs277.8m
DUBAI: The Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme (SZHP) has approved the name..
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Hodeidah governor praises UAE development projects
HODEIDAH: Dr Al Hassan Ali Taher, Hodeidah Governor, praised the UAE's..
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Joint UAE-US military exercise 'Iron Magic 19' begins
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UAE recognised for role in eliminating drug trafficking in Arab world
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Youth’s future leadership roles depend on care, opportunities offered: Sheikha Jawaher
SHARJAH: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, wife of..
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Mohamed Bin Zayed receives Bulgarian PM Borissov
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