World Peace March in Dubai attracts large crowd

World Peace March in Dubai attracts large crowd

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(Dubai) - Hundreds of people took part in the first ever Peace March led by Sheikh Mansour Bin Mohammad in Dubai. Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammad, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the march was organised…
World Ports and Trade Summit concludes at Abu Dhabi

World Ports and Trade Summit concludes at Abu Dhabi

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(Abu Dhabi) - The World Ports and Trade Summit 2012, held under the patronage of H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi & Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces has concluded at Abu Dhabi. The summit asserted the…
US to soften sanctions on Myanmar

US to soften sanctions on Myanmar

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(Washington) - US secretary of state, Hillary Clinton has said that Washington will ease restrictions on investment to Myanmar and will also move quickly to name an ambassador. Clinton also hailed the "leadership and courage" of President Thein…
Sheikh Mohammed receives British Chancellor of Exchequer

Sheikh Mohammed receives British Chancellor of Exchequer

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, received George Osborne, The British Chancellor of the Exchequer. During the meeting held at Zabeel palace, Osborne conveyed…
Madonna retains Queen of Pop crown

Madonna retains Queen of Pop crown

(Los Angeles) - Madonna keeps the title of Queen of Pop by taking the throne of the Billboard 200 album chart for the eighth time, as her latest album MDNA beat Lionel Richie's country-themed Tuskegee tops the weekly sales list. Madonna's 12th…
UAE among world’s top 20 happiest nations: UN

UAE among world’s top 20 happiest nations: UN

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(United Nations) - UAE is among the world’s top 20 happiest countries in the world, according to the United Nation's released survey. Ranked 17th globally, the results showed that the UAE residents are more satisfied than people in UK, France,…
Romney Scores Triple Primary Win

Romney Scores Triple Primary Win

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(Washington) - Mitt Romney has won the Maryland, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia Republican primaries in the US, boosting his momentum as frontrunner in the race for his party's presidential nomination. The former Massachusetts governor…
Suu Kyi's party wins 43 seats in parliament

Suu Kyi's party wins 43 seats in Parliament‎

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(Yangon) - Myanmar opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi's party has won 43 of the 44 seats it contested in parliamentary elections, according to official results announced by state television. The landslide victory gave the Nobel laureate her…
Sheikh Mohammed receives ambassadors

Sheikh Mohammed receives ambassadors

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Mohammed, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai received the new ambassadors of Finland, Djibouti and Germany at Zabeel Palace and discussed relations of cooperation and friendship between the…
Godolphin wins Dubai World Cup

Godolphin wins Dubai World Cup

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(Dubai) - Godolphin's Monterosso has made history by winning the 17th Dubai World Cup, the world's richest horse race, at Meydan Racetrack. Monterosso's jockey, Mickael Barzalona stood high in the saddle with his arm even higher as Monterosso…
Sheikh Abdullah takes part in GCC- US Strategic Cooperation Forum

Sheikh Abdullah attends GCC-US Strategic Cooperation Forum

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(Riyadh) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister is taking part in the First Ministerial meeting of the GCC-US Strategic Cooperation Forum that has commenced at the Secretariat General of the Gulf Cooperation Council. The…
Aishwarya presents Elegant Lady Prize at Dubai World Cup

Aishwarya presents Elegant Lady Prize at Dubai World Cup

(Dubai) - Bollywood's A-lister and Longines brand ambassador, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan presented Most Elegant Lady prize at 17th Dubai World Cup 2012. "It's wonderful to be here and see such finely dressed women in their hats and beautiful dresses,"…
Clinton discusses Syria crisis with King Abdullah

Clinton discusses Syria crisis with King Abdullah

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(Riyadh) - US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton met Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah and Foreign Minister to discuss the Syria conflict against a backdrop of tension with Iran and oil policy differences. “Both sides have recognised that their…
UAE, China vow to boost ties

UAE, China vow to boost ties

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(Beijing) - H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces discussed with Chinese Head of State Wen Jiabao, the distinguished relations between the two countries…