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 2018-06-25 07:05 

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RTA activates Phase 3 of Dedicated Bus Lanes in July...

From 1 July 2018, Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will start the actual implementation of Phase 3 of Dedicated Bus and Taxi Lanes (Masar).This Phase will cover a short distance at the approaches of Jumeirah Lakes Metro Station. The dedicat...

 2018-06-25 07:05 

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Indian tourism to UAE gets a boost...

Tourist inflow from India into the UAE is expected to soar following a decision by the UAE cabinet earlier this month to exempt transit passengers through airports in the country from all entry fees for the first 48 hours of their stay....

 2018-06-25 07:05 

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Emirates Airline Foundation continues to transform communities in Western Uganda...

The Emirates Airline Foundation along with Outreach to Africa (OTA) has established a school with three sections; nursery, primary and secondary; The Emirates Airline Foundation campus in Geme village near Fort Portal, Kabarole District, Western Uganda. T...

 2018-06-25 07:05 

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National Archives updates smart platform...

The National Archives has launched three new publications that are available on its smart platform, including a biography of the Founding Father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and another on crucial moments in the UAE's history, as part ...

 2018-06-25 07:05 

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ADDC announces completion of first stage of project to reduce water consumption in Abu Dhabi mosques...

The Abu Dhabi Distribution Company, ADDC, announced the completion of the first phase of a project to reduce water consumption in Abu Dhabi's mosques, in implementation of a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, signed between the company, the Abu Dhabi G...

 2018-06-25 07:05 

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Maktoum bin Mohammed chairs meeting of DIFC's Higher Board of Directors...

His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and President of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), said that DIFC has helped cement Dubai's position as one of the major financial hubs not only in the re...

 2018-06-25 05:04 

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Man survives his third animal attack...

An American man has been attacked by three deadly animals in less than four years.Dylan McWilliams, from Colorado, was recently bitten by a shark while he was on holiday in Hawaii, having previously survived attacks from a rattlesnake and a bear.Dylan, 20...

 2018-06-24 11:57 

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Sheikh Abdullah's upcoming visit to India to strengthen 'Comprehensive Strategic Partnership'...

India today expressed confidence that the upcoming visit of H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation,...

 2018-06-24 09:56 

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ADNEC partners with SEHA for inaugural of Abu Dhabi International Boat Show...

The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company, ADNEC, has announced its partnership with SEHA as Official Healthcare Provider for the inaugural edition of the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show, ADIBS, 2018, which will be held from 17th to 20th October, at th...

 2018-06-24 08:55 

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President Khalifa issues Decrees ratifying bilateral international agreements...

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued a number of Federal Decrees on the ratification of international and bilateral agreements between the UAE and a number of friendly countries, as well as the establishment of a UAE Embass...

 2018-06-24 07:54 

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Germany rescue World Cup hopes with dramatic Kroos winner...

Toni Kroos rescued Germany's World Cup hopes in dramatic fashion on Saturday, curling in a stunning free-kick deep into injury time to seal a 2-1 win against Sweden.Germany's late, late show keeps Joachim Loew's on course to be the first team ...

 2018-06-24 07:54 

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Isle of dogs: Pakistan fishermen feed islands full of strays...

More than a dozen decrepit dogs splash into the Arabian Sea as the small wooden boat approaches. They know the fishermen's mission: bringing food and water for the canine population of one of Karachi's...

 2018-06-24 07:54 

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Yemeni child recovers after successful treatment in UAE hospitals...

Ten-year-old Yemeni, Khalil Yaseen, who was the victim of a landmine laid by the Houthi militias loyal to Iran, has recovered after receiving successful treatment in UAE hospitals.He was receiving treatment after the incident, which led to serious injurie...

 2018-06-24 07:54 

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South Africa's battle to resuscitate cancer care...

South African electrician Phiwankosi Mkhize was diagnosed with lung cancer in May last year and told by the hospital to come back for a scan in 15 months.But after just 12 months he died, before having the chance to receive treatment.The 66-year-old's...

 2018-06-24 07:54 

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N. Zealand PM hopes for new world for daughter Neve...

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern revealed her newborn daughter would be called Neve as she left an Auckland hospital Sunday, and expressed hope that one day a woman giving birth in office would no longer be a...

 2018-06-24 07:54 

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Ikea bets big on India, but keeps meatballs off the menu...

Furniture giant Ikea is set to open its first store and restaurant in India after years of trying, but arguably its most famous item is off the menu -- Swedish meatballs.Ikea, the world's biggest furniture retailer, will next month cut the ribbon on a...

 2018-06-24 07:54 

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RTA to open Al Yalayes and Al Asayel Road Projects on 15 September 2018...

The Roads and Transport Authority, RTA, in Dubai, has announced the completion of 85 percent of works in the 7th Interchange on the Sheikh Zayed Road, SZR, Project, and the Al Yalayes Road Improvement Project, and that both projects would be opened on 15t...

 2018-06-23 12:45 

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Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra's romance is Instagram official...

Nick Jonas has made his relationship with Priyanka Chopra official on Instagram while they are away in India meeting her family.The 'Jealous' hitmaker has been romantically linked with the 'Quantico' actress over recent weeks and though th...

 2018-06-23 12:45 

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Trump calls sales tax ruling 'victory for fairness'...

President Donald Trump is commenting on a Supreme Court decision that may result in shoppers getting charged sales tax on more online purchases.The high court issued its 5-4 decision Thursday morning.On Thursday afternoon, Trump tweeted:...

 2018-06-23 12:45 

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New Zealand leader to spend 3rd night in hospital with baby...

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern plans to spend a third night in a hospital before returning home with her newborn daughter.Ardern's office said Saturday she plans to make her first public appearance since the birth when she leaves Auck...

 2018-06-23 12:45 

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UAE strongly condemns terror explosion in Addis Ababa...

The UAE has condemned in the strongest possible terms the terrorist blast that targeted a rally of Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in capital Addis Ababa, in which scores of people were wounded.''The UAE condemns this criminal and coward ...

 2018-06-23 12:45 

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MoI and Etisalat team-up to install smart fire alarm systems...

H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, has recently attended in Abu Dhabi the signing of an agreement between the Ministry of Interior, MoI, and Etisalat Group, Etisalat, for the use of smart...

 2018-06-23 11:45 

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Real Madrid sign teenage Ukrainian goalkeeper...

Real Madrid have signed 19-year-old goalkeeper Andriy Lunin from Zorya Luhansk, the European champions announced on Saturday....

 2018-06-23 11:45 

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Federer beats Kudla to reach 12th Halle final...

Roger Federer booked his 12th career final at the ATP Halle grass tournament on Saturday, beating qualifier Denis Kudla 7-6 (7/1), 7-5.The Swiss needs to win the title on Sunday - it would be his tenth at the event - to remain world number one heading int...

 2018-06-23 09:44 

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Why Manisha was sceptical about Nargis?...

Manisha Koirala plays Ranbir Kapoor's mother in Sanju, but the actress was not keen to take up the role initially. "I was skeptical to play the role of Ranbir's mother in Sanju because I will be offered such roles again and again, and I fear b...

 2018-06-23 09:44 

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When Kajol fell!...

A video of Kajol falling down at a mall in front of thousands of people and the media is going viral at the moment.Kajol was there at the mall to inaugurate a health and glow center for a brand that she endorses and she fell down suddenly."She was wal...

 2018-06-23 09:44 

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Chechen strongman makes Egypt's Salah honorary citizen...

After his team crashed out of the World Cup, Egypt's star player Mohamed Salah has won a consolation prize in the form of honorary citizenship of Chechnya.Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov wrote on Telegram that he had presented the Liverpool star with...

 2018-06-23 08:44 

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Man found guilty of fatally poisoning ex-girlfriend...

A Virginia man has been found guilty of attacking his ex-girlfriend outside of her home and injecting her with a fatal dose of cyanide.The Virginian-Pilot reports 30-year-old Joseph Merlino III was convicted Friday of first-degree murder for the death of...

 2018-06-23 08:44 

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5 new features for Android Messages roll out, including a desktop version...

Android Messages is finally catching up with iMessages, as Google rolls out the ability to send and receive text messages via the web, along with a few other fun features.Google has been working on integrating RCS (rich Communications Services) into its m...

 2018-06-23 08:44 

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Trump pushes back against border separation uproar...

President Donald Trump cast doubt Friday on wrenching tales of migrant children separated from their families at the border, dismissing...

 2018-06-23 08:44 

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Ex-S. Korean premier Kim Jong-pil, spy agency founder, dies...

Kim Jong-pil, the founder of South Korea's spy agency whose political skills helped him also serve twice as prime minister, first under his dictator boss and later under a man his agency kidnapped, has died. He was 92.Kim was declared dead on arrival ...

 2018-06-23 08:44 

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Tattoo lovers will now be able to use the DNA from dead celebrities in their ink...

Swiss company SKIN46 have announced that people will be able to use the DNA from dead celebrities in the ink for their tattoosThe Swiss company, SKIN46 is also offering ink lovers the opportunity to get strands of hair and other DNA from their loved ones...

 2018-06-23 06:43 

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First lady's 'don't care' jacket is a gift to memers online...

I really don't care, do u?Perhaps one day first lady Melania Trump will use her own words to illuminate her fashion "don't care" message. Until that theoretical moment, we have the memes on one of the digisphere's most perfect blank ca...

 2018-06-23 06:43 

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Woman who shot boyfriend in videotaped stunt resisted...

A transcript released Friday shows a woman tried to resist as her boyfriend urged her to shoot him for a videotaped stunt in Minnesota that ended in his death.The Norman County prosecutor also released portions of the video Pedro Ruiz III took with his gi...

 2018-06-23 06:43 

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Kohli says he's fit to lead india on England tour...

Virat Kohli has recovered from a neck injury and will lead india on the cricket tour of Ireland and England.Kohli had to cancel a contract with English county team Surrey for this month after he was injured while fielding in the indian Premier League in m...

 2018-06-23 06:43 

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Neymar, Coutinho strike late to put Brazil bid back on track...

Brazil needed two injury-time goals to defeat a dogged Costa Rica on Friday as Philippe Coutinho and Neymar scored to put the five-time World Cup winners back on track for the last 16.The Brazilians looked to be heading for a second frustrating draw in a...

 2018-06-23 06:43 

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Last gasp Shaqiri seals Swiss win over Serbia in Group E...

A last-minute Xherdan Shaqiri breakaway goal handed Switzerland victory Friday as they came from behind to defeat Serbia 2-1 in Kaliningrad.The win puts Switzerland in pole position to make it out of a tough Group E that contains five-times winners Brazil...

 2018-06-23 06:43 

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Toddler dies after being left in hot car...

A toddler in Oregon died after being left alone in a hot car while her mother went to work as a family nurse practitioner, authorities said Friday.Nicole Engler, 38, of Roseburg told investigators she thought she had taken her 21-month-old daughter Reming...

 2018-06-23 06:43 

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Collectors don't be the reason a customer is terminated....

Collectors, before you step into an employee's place of employment, or direct demanding emails to the CEO and/or their Head of Human Capital of their organization or company, due to their delinquency, then understand that somewhere along the line, the...

 2018-06-23 05:43 

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UAE riders steal show at Royal Ascot, winning two titles...

UAE riders dominated the scene on day 4 at Royal Ascot 2018 in the attendance of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum with Godolphin's Old Persian crowned a clear-cut winner...

 2018-06-23 05:43 

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Nick Jonas to meet Priyanka Chopra's mum on India trip...

Nick Jonas is reportedly set to meet his rumoured girlfriend Priyanka Chopra's mother during a trip to India with the 'Quantico' actress.The 25-year-old musician is said to have jetted to India with his rumoured girlfriend, and it appears thin...

 2018-06-23 05:43 

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Latest gold, forex rates in UAE...

Gold rates for Saturday, June 23, 2018DailyMorning9:00 AMAfternoon3:00 PMEvening8:00 PMOunce rate1270 24k*153.75 22k*144.50 21k*137.75 18k*118.00 Get retail Gold and Forex rates with Emirates 24|7 Emirates 24|7 brings you the daily Dubai gold rate...

 2018-06-23 05:43 

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ADED confiscates illegal encoded receivers...

Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development, ADED, has confiscated equipment from a shop in Abu Dhabi that was found to contravene federal laws relating to broadcasting and telecommunications. The action was a result of ADED's ongoing campaign to cla...

 2018-06-23 05:43 

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Nahayn bin Mubarak attends Indian Embassy Yoga Day celebrations...

The Embassy of India in Abu Dhabi, in the presence of Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, celebrated the 4th International Yoga Day at the Umm AL Emarat park on 21st June 2018. Nearly 5,000 yoga enthusiasts including prominent pers...

 2018-06-22 09:34 

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Spotted: Anushka Sharma, Aishwarya Rai, Kareena Kapoor....

Anushka Sharma sees off hubby Virat Kohli at the airport.Aishwarya Rai spotted at an ad shootArpita Khan Sharma spotted with son AhilSalman KhanKareena KapoorMadhuri DixitJacqueline Fernandez...

 2018-06-22 09:34 

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Top US court gives states broad rights for online sales tax...

The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that US states have broad rights to tax online sales of goods and services, reversing its own decision made 25 years earlier at the start of the internet era.The nine justices were split, ruling 5-4 to overturn a prior dec...

 2018-06-22 09:34 

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Greece crisis declared 'over' as eurozone agrees debt relief...

Eurozone ministers declared the end of the Greek debt crisis early Friday agreeing debt relief and a big cash payout for Greece, part of a broad bailout exit deal that will close eight years of financial rescues for cash-strapped Athens.Greece is slated t...

 2018-06-22 08:33 

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Road accidents kill 15 in Pakistan...

Police in Pakistan say 15 people have died in two road accidents.Officer Mohammad Javed Khan says a vehicle drove off a road in a mountainous area in northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing nine people and injuring another four. Hours earlier, a vehic...

 2018-06-22 08:33 

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Five charity workers gang-raped in India...

Five women working for a charity in remote eastern India were abducted and gang-raped at gunpoint, police said Friday, in the latest horrific assault in the country.The women said in their complaint they were performing a play to raise awareness about hum...

 2018-06-22 08:33 

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New Zealand's 'prime miniature' baby keeps Ardern busy...

New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern will spend a second night in hospital with her...

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