National

UN marks 20th anniversary of bombing of its headquarters in Baghdad

UN marks 20th anniversary of bombing of its...

United Nations, August 19: The United Nations on Friday commemorated the 20th anniversary of the suicide bombing of its...

Children in DRC facing worst cholera outbreak in 6 years: UNICEF

Children in DRC facing worst cholera outbreak in...

United Nations, August 19: A spike in conflict and displacement in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)...

West not willing to negotiate with Russia: Russian FM

West not willing to negotiate with Russia: Russian...

Moscow [Russia], August 19: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Saturday that the West is not interested in negotiating with...

Road accident kills 1, injures 4 in N. Afghanistan

Road accident kills 1, injures 4 in N....

Faizabad[Afghanistan], August 19: A traveler has been confirmed dead and four others were injured as a car overturned in...

Bangladesh condemns terror attack on holy shrine in Iran

Bangladesh condemns terror attack on holy shrine in...

Dhaka [Bangladesh], August 19: Bangladesh has strongly condemned the recent terrorist attack on a Muslim shrine in Shiraz city in...

Saudi Arabia, India sign deal on digital cooperation

Saudi Arabia, India sign deal on digital cooperation

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], August 19: Saudi Arabia and India signed on Friday an agreement on cooperation in developing digital economy...

Austrian ex-chancellor Kurz charged with making false statements

Austrian ex-chancellor Kurz charged with making false statements

Vienna [Austria], August 19: Former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has been charged with making false statements to the Austrian parliament,...

Over 2,500 Ukrainians freed in prisoner exchanges with Russia

Over 2,500 Ukrainians freed in prisoner exchanges with...

Kyiv [Ukraine], August 19: A total of 2,598 Ukrainians taken captive in the Russia-Ukraine conflict have been released as a...

Concerns over "climate gentrification" rise in U.S. Hawaii after devastating Maui fires: AP

Concerns over "climate gentrification" rise in U.S. Hawaii...

New York [US], August 19: With a housing crisis that has priced out many Native Hawaiians living there for decades,...

Georgia election meddling case: Trump expected to surrender next week

Georgia election meddling case: Trump expected to surrender...

Washington [US], August 19: United States former President Donald Trump is expected to surrender himself to the Fulton County jail...

Tenerife: Wildfire slows down, no new evacuations

Tenerife: Wildfire slows down, no new evacuations

Tenerife [Spain], August 19: A wildfire that has blanketed much of the Spanish island of Tenerife with smoke and ash...

Biden hails 'new era' of Japan, South Korea ties

Biden hails 'new era' of Japan, South Korea...

Washington [US], August 19: South Korea's President Yoon Suk Yeol, left, President Joe Biden and Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida,...

UAE Team Emirates' Adam Yates takes podium at Vuelta Burgos in Spain

UAE Team Emirates' Adam Yates takes podium at...

Burgos[Spain], August 19: Adam Yates sprinted for victory from a reduced group on stage 3 of the Vuelta Burgos,...

UAE, Ethiopia: Collaborations and efforts in sustainability and facing climate challenges

UAE, Ethiopia: Collaborations and efforts in sustainability and...

Abu Dhabi [UAE], August 19: The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is intensifying its climate action drive, as it has...

UAE Ambassador to Indonesia meets President of East Timor

UAE Ambassador to Indonesia meets President of East...

Jakarta [Indonesia], August 19: Abdulla Salem Obaid Al Dhaheri, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia and ASEAN, met with...

Vietnam's aviation industry faces human resource shortage

Vietnam's aviation industry faces human resource shortage

Hanoi [Vietnam], August 18: Vietnam's aviation industry faces a severe human resource shortage due to the recovery of the tourism...

Latvian PM Karins resigns after coalition collapse

Latvian PM Karins resigns after coalition collapse

Riga [Latvia], August 18:Latvian Prime Minister KrisjanisKarins confirmed his resignation on Thursday, automatically triggering the end of his cabinet under...

Police detain daredevil after parachute jump from Eiffel Tower

Police detain daredevil after parachute jump from Eiffel...

Paris [France], August 18: A person was arrested in Paris after jumping off the Eiffel Tower with a parachute, police...

Spain's Sanchez scores parliamentary win amid post-election wrangling

Spain's Sanchez scores parliamentary win amid post-election wrangling

Madrid [Spain], August 18: An ally of caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez was elected speaker of Spain's parliament on Thursday,...

Iranian FM preaches unity, dialogue during Saudi trip

Iranian FM preaches unity, dialogue during Saudi trip

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], August 18: Iran's top diplomat preached unity and dialogue during a visit to Saudi Arabia on Thursday,...

'In a sauna': Hong Kong's laborers swelter as temperatures soar

'In a sauna': Hong Kong's laborers swelter as...

Hong Kong, August 18: Dressed in a full-body protective suit, an elderly pest control worker could last no more than...

Thousands evacuated on Spanish island

Thousands evacuated on Spanish island

Tenerife [Spain], August 18: Firefighters yesterday struggled to contain a wildfire that broke out in a mountainous national park on...

Moderna's updated COVID vaccine effective against 'Eris' variant in humans

Moderna's updated COVID vaccine effective against 'Eris' variant...

Washington [US], August 18: Moderna (MRNA.O) said on Thursday an initial study data showed its updated COVID-19 vaccine to be...

Private jet crashes into motorbike and car in Malaysia

Private jet crashes into motorbike and car in...

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], August 18:A small private jet crashed into a motorbike and a car while attempting to land at...

UAE President receives Algerian President's written letter, received by Mansour bin Zayed

UAE President receives Algerian President's written letter, received...

Abu Dhabi [UAE], August 18: President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan received a written letter from the...

SSSD signs agreement with Etihad Water and Electricity

SSSD signs agreement with Etihad Water and Electricity

Sharjah [UAE], August 18: The Sharjah Social Services Department (SSSD) signed a collaboration agreement with Etihad Water and Electricity to...

SDHR organises training programme on visionary leadership

SDHR organises training programme on visionary leadership

Sharjah [UAE], August 18: The Sharjah Department of Human Resources (SDHR) has organised the training programme, which targeted employees working...