UAE President receives President of Congo-Brazzaville

Abu Dhabi [UAE], February 13: President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan received His Excellency Denis Sassou Nguesso, President of Congo-Brazzaville, who is...

MBRSG launches 3rd 'Global Economic Diversification Index' at WGS 2024

Dubai [UAE], February 13: The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government (MBRSG) has unveiled the third edition of the 'Global Economic Diversification Index (EDI)' at...

World Government Summit explores future challenges, pathways to shared visions

Dubai [UAE], February 13: The World Governments Summit (WGS), which opened today in Dubai and runs until February 14, seeks to answer several questions that...

Stubb narrowly wins Finnish presidential election

Helsinki [Finland], February 12: The presidential candidate for the National Coalition Alexander Stubb narrowly won the Finnish presidential election Sunday night.

U.S. defense chief hospitalized, transferring duties to deputy

Washington [US], February 12: U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was hospitalized on Sunday "for symptoms suggesting an emergent bladder issue," said the Pentagon.

Cambodia logs 3 more cases of mpox

Phnom Penh [Cambodia], February 12: Cambodia recorded three more cases of mpox, also known as monkeypox, raising the total number of infections in the kingdom...

Zelensky, continuing reshuffling, names new land forces commander

Kiev [Ukraine], February 12: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed the former deputy defence minister Oleksandr Pavliuk as the new commander of the Land Forces,...

Iran marks 45th anniversary of Islamic Revolution

Tehran [Iran], February 12: Tens of thousands of government supporters in Iran have celebrated the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

Rebels, horses, cow carts: Indonesia gets ready for mega polls

Jakarta [Indonesia], February 12: Indonesia will hold one of the world's biggest one-day elections next week - a mind-boggling feat that involves shifting votes by...

Russia is using Starlink in occupied areas, Ukraine says

Kiev [Ukraine], February 12: Russian forces in occupied Ukraine are using Starlink terminals produced by Elon Musk's SpaceX for satellite internet in what is beginning...

UK journalist says Malaysia sentence is 'political revenge'

London [UK], February 12: UK journalist Clare Rewcastle Brown has accused Malaysia of seeking "political revenge" for her reporting after a court jailed her in...

Nato chief says Donald Trump comments 'undermine all of our security'

Washington [US], February 12: Donald Trump's suggestion the US would not protect Nato allies by failing to spend enough on defence "undermines all of our...

Netanyahu insists on Rafah offensive as warnings mount

Jerusalem [Israel], February 12: Israel is facing growing international warnings over its planned offensive in Rafah - the city in southern Gaza crammed with Palestinian...

UAE President receives condolences from Emir of Qatar over Emirati martyrs

Abu Dhabi [UAE], February 12: President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan received a call offering condolences from His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin...

Mohammed bin Rashid meets with IMF Managing Director

Dubai [UAE], February 12: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, today met with Kristalina Georgieva,...

Expo Centre Sharjah, World Trade Centre Istanbul discuss boosting cooperation

Sharjah [UAE], February 12: The Expo Centre Sharjah (ECS) and the World Trade Centre Istanbul (WTCI) have discussed ways of boosting cooperation and coordination to...

Lebanon to resume returning Syrian refugees to homeland: minister

Beirut [Lebanon], February 11: Lebanon will soon resume returning Syrian refugees to their homeland, Lebanese Minister of the Displaced Issam Charafeddine said on Saturday.

1 wounded in armed attack during Istanbul mayor election campaign

Istanbul [Turkey], February 11: A woman was injured in an armed attack on Saturday during the mayoral election campaign of Türkiye's ruling Justice and Development...

Israel's finance minister defends economy outlook after Moody's downgrade

Jerusalem [Israel], February 11: Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich on Saturday brushed off Moody's downgrade of Israel's credit ratings for the first time.

At least 25 killed in Israeli bombing on southern Gaza

Gaza [Palestine], February 11: At least 25 Palestinians were killed in Israeli bombing of a house in the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah on...

Chinese New Year festivities in Germany kick off with traditional concert

Berlin [Germany], February 11: Chinese New Year celebrations in the German city of Duesseldorf kicked off here with a traditional Chinese concert on Saturday.

No survivors found in California helicopter crash

California [US], February 11: No survivors have been found Saturday, 16 hours after a helicopter with six people on board crashed near the California-Nevada border,...

Death toll climbs to 35 in Tuesday's landslide in Philippines, with 77...

Manila [Philippines], February 11: The death toll in a massive landslide that crashed into villages in Davao de Oro province in southern Philippines has climbed...

Afghanistan's permanent seat in U.N. must be given to Islamic Emirate: senior...

Kabul [Afghanistan], February 11: Afghanistan's Deputy Prime Minister for Political Affairs Mawlawi Abdul Kabir said Afghanistan's permanent seat in the United Nations must be given...

3 killed, 14 injured as van blows tire on Philippines' highway

Manila [Philippines], February 11: A van blew a tire on a highway in Pangasinan province, north of Manila, and crashed into a roadside barrier, killing...

4.7-magnitude quake rocks Japan's Noto region

Tokyo [Japan], February 11: An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 jolted Japan's Noto region in Ishikawa prefecture, the weather agency said here on...

Palestinian families torn apart amid war in Gaza

Gaza [Palestine], February 11: Wisam Hamada, a Palestinian woman in Gaza, could not forget the trembling voice of her child Hind, when the six-year-old girl...