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UAE a model for countries seeking nuclear power, says Hans Blix

The prudent and professional way Abu Dhabi pursued the project inspires respect and confidence, says former boss of IAEA Hans…

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Health ministry launches two Covid testing centres in Fujairah

The centres will perform free coronavirus tests for citizens and residents. The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, has announced…

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UAE top court orders retrial of two drug dealers

The Federal Supreme Court in Abu Dhabi overturned earlier rulings by lower courts pronounced to the Asian men. Two men…

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There may never be a ‘silver bullet’ for COVID-19, WHO warns

Countries with high transmission rates such as Brazil and India needed to brace for a big battle The World Health…

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Sharjah beaches reopen, residents to follow safety norms

Beaches in the emirate had been closed to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus. All public beaches in Sharjah…

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Dubai Economy got 104,000 calls as Covid-19 peaked

The authority ensured that its call centre staff was given the latest Covid-19 updates so they could assist callers accordingly.…

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Big Ticket Abu Dhabi: Dubai-based Indian wins Dh12m raffle

The prize will be shared between 11 people. An Indian national has won Dh12 million in the Big Ticket Abu…

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VP chairs 1st physical Cabinet meet since Covid-19 struck

Sheikh Mohammed and all the ministers are seen wearing masks during the meeting. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al…

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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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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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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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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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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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Mass jailbreak in Afghanistan, at least 24 die in Daesh attack

Some 30 militants were involved in the attack on the prison. A gunbattle between Daesh fighters and Afghan security forces…

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Coronavirus news bulletin from UAE: Mosques can operate at 50% capacity; over 275,000 Indians fly back home; 360 recoveries reported, no deaths

A round-up of major developments related to Covid-19 across the country. Here's a round-up of all the latest Covid-19 developments…

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