Clinton meets Mandela in rare visit at his home

Clinton meets Mandela in rare visit at his home

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Qunu - US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton met Nelson Mandela at his rural homestead where he is living out after retirement. Her private lunch with the Nobel Peace Prize winner was the first event of her South African visit, coming midway…
Annan quits as Syria violence rages

Annan quits as Syria violence rages

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International envoy Kofi Annan is stepping down, UN chief Ban Ki-moon announced “with deep regret,” his April peace plan for Syria in tatters in the face of raging violence. Rebels shelled an air base used by regime forces to pound the northern…
UAE and Australia sign Uranium Agreement

UAE and Australia sign Uranium Agreement

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(Abu Dhabi) - UAE signed an agreement with Australia to import Uranium for it planned nuclear power plant. The deal was finalised by UAE Foreign Minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and his Australian counterpart Bob Carr. Giving the…
Shaikh Mohammed receives UAE Ambassadors Abroad

Sheikh Mohammed receives UAE Ambassadors Abroad

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(Dubai) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, received at Zabeel Palace ambassadors and representatives of UAE to sisterly and friendly countries and international…
Sheikh Mohammed receives Students of UAE Youth Ambassadors Program

Sheikh Mohammed receives Students of UAE Youth Ambassadors Program

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Gen. Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has received students of the UAE Youth Ambassadors Program at Al Bateen Palace. The students…
Dubai Holy Quran Award begins

Dubai Holy Quran Award begins

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(Dubai) - The Dubai International Holy Quran Award (DIHQA) 16th session has started at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Deira, with participation of eight contestants from the UK, Bangladesh, Jordan, Sri Lanka, Mali, Denmark, Uganda,…
The Greatest Show on Earth 'London Olympics 2012' begins

Greatest Show on Earth 'London Olympics 2012' begins

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(London) - Queen Elizabeth declared the London Olympics open after playing a cameo role in a dizzying ceremony designed to highlight the grandeur and eccentricities of the nation that invented modern sport. Children's voices intertwining from…
Sheikh Mohammed meets media personalities, top officials

Sheikh Mohammed meets media personalities, top officials

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(Dubai) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, met at the Dubai World Trade Center a number of media personalities and heads of local government departments. Sheikh…
UAE endorses World Energy Day on Oct 22

UAE endorses World Energy Day on Oct 22

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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has endorsed a plan by Professor Harold Hyun-Suk Oh, President and Founder of the World Energy Forum (WEF), to name October…
Shaikh Khalifa receives GCC envoys

Sheikh Khalifa receives GCC envoys

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(Al Ain) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan received GCC ambassadors, who called on him to offer their best wishes and greetings on advent of the holy month of Ramadan. Sheikh Khalifa also received senior military and…
Pranab Mukherjee elected 13th President of India

Pranab Mukherjee elected 13th President of India

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(New Delhi) - Former Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is elected as Indian president after votes from national and state lawmakers were counted in the race for the mainly ceremonial post. Mukherjee, 76, collected 69 percent of the votes, easily…
Clinton vows US support for Egypt

Clinton vows US support for Egypt

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(Cairo) - The United States supports the full establishment of democratic rule in Egypt and the return of its military to an exclusively national security role, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said. Making her first visit to Egypt since…
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed meets French PM

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed meets French PM

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(Paris) - H. H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces met Jean-Marc Ayrault, French Prime Minister and discussed cooperation relations between the UAE and…
Sheikh Mohammed seeks better data collation

Sheikh Mohammed seeks better data collation

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(Dubai) - The Dubai Statistics Centre and the local departments have been asked by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to work closely for the collation of online…