Video: Close to 6,000 trees planted in Dubai every month

The municipality uses "100% artificial intelligence" in plant production. An average of 5,833 trees per month were planted in Dubai…

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Over 10k visit Jebel Jais during Eid Al Adha break

Situated 1,910 metres above the sea level, the mountain in Ras Al Khaimah is a major tourist spot attracting visitors…

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Face mask rule in UAE: When can you get fined Dh3,000

The UAE government had in May stiffened penalties for 'reckless and irresponsible' residents flouting Covid-19 guidelines. The UAE Public Prosecution…

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Contactless book borrowing service launched in Sharjah

The new system caters 'especially to the needs of members who are unable to visit during the opening hours' A…

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Coronavirus: Death rate around 0.6 pct for people infected with COVID-19, WHO says

The fatality rate for people infected with the new coronavirus is around 0.6 percent, according to WHO.

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British woman who stabbed husband avoids death penalty in Malaysian court

A British woman accused of stabbing her husband to death at their Malaysian resort home avoided the gallows and was…

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Mohamed bin Zayed, Indonesian President exchange Eid greetings

ABU DHABI, 3rd August, 2020 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi…

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Millions return to lockdown in Philippines as virus cases soar

Public transport will be halted and domestic flights grounded for the next two week to contain the spread of the…

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Coronavirus: Breastfeeding benefits outweigh potential risk of COVID-19 infection

Mothers should breastfeed their babies even if they have contracted COVID-19, the World Health Organization's head said on Monday, as…

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China accuses US of monitoring, harassing, detaining Chinese students and researchers

China on Monday accused the United States of “monitoring, harassing and willfully detaining” Chinese students and researchers in the US.Foreign…

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Trio cleared of kidnapping, assaulting ‘drunk’ neighbour in UAE

'My clients have actually helped the law enforcement bodies and did not kidnap the plaintiff' Three GCC nationals have been…

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Hijri New Year likely date announced

The first day of the Islamic New Year is a public holiday in the UAE. The Sharjah Center for Astronomy…

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Coronavirus: Kuwait records 388 new COVID-19 cases with four new deaths

Kuwait reported 388 new coronavirus cases on Monday, bringing the total number of cases up to 68,299, according to the…

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Coronavirus: German children first Europeans to go back to school after COVID-19 stop

Thousands of children in northern Germany became the first in Europe to begin a new school year on Monday, with…

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Coronavirus: UK, India’s Wockhardt sign deal to boost COVID-19 vaccine production

The UK said on Monday it had partnered with Indian drugmaker Wockhardt to boost COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing and hopes the…

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Video: ‘Afridi used Sachin Tendulkar’s bat to score fastest 37-ball century’

Mahmood was talking about the 1996 KCA Centenary Tournament in a podcast. Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood recently jogged the…

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Covid-19: India’s Serum Institute gets nod for clinical trials of Oxford vaccine

The institute had submitted a application seeking permission for conducting the trial in July last week. The Drugs Controller General…

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UAE leaders congratulate President of Niger on ‘Independence Day’

ABU DHABI, 3rd August, 2020 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message…

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Scientists inspired by ‘Star Wars’ create artificial skin with sense of touch

Singapore researchers have developed “electronic skin” capable of recreating a sense of touch, an innovation they hope will allow people…

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US election will be on Nov 3 as planned: Trump advisers

Officials are working to ensure millions of ballots can reach voters in time to be cast and are returned in…

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