WFES 2012

World Future Energy Summit 2012 opens in Abu Dhabi

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(Abu Dhabi) - Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces inaugurated the fifth World Future Energy Summit (WFES 2012); hosted by Masdar, the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company…
Wen Jiabao with Saudi Arabian King

Chinese Premier meets Saudi King

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(Riyadh) - Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah welcomed visiting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao at the Royal Palace in Riyadh. During the meeting, both the leaders discussed the ways to promote Saudi Arabia-China bilateral ties under the strategic framework…
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid

Sheikh Mohammed unveils UAE’s strategy of Green Economy

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(Dubai) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai has announced the launch of a long-term national initiative to build green economy in the UAE under the slogan ‘A green…
Eveline Widmer Schlumpf

President, VP greet Swiss President

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President of UAE, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has congratulated Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf for taking on the Presidency of the Swiss Confederation for 2012. Similar greetings were also dispatched to the Swiss president by…
Sheikh Mohammed receives Yemeni PM

Sheikh Mohammed receives Yemeni PM

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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 Yemeni Prime Minister Mohammed Saleh Basendwa and his accompanying delegation at Zabeel Palace. The meeting…
Laura Kaeppeler crowned as Miss America 2012

New Miss America 2012 gets crowned

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(Las Vegas) - Laura Kaeppeler, 23-year-old beauty queen from Kenosha, Wisconsin has been crowned as the winner of Miss America pageant 2012. Kaeppeler has clinched $50,000 scholarship and the title for one year. Her platform during the competition…
Sheikh Abdullah receives U. S. Congress Delegation & Int'l Quartet Envoy

U.S. Congress Delegation & Int’l Quartet Envoy meets Sheikh Abdullah

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(Abu Dhabi) - Foreign Minister of the UAE, H. H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan received delegation of senior assistants of U. S. Congressmen in his office at the Ministry. The two sides discussed the bilateral relations between the…
King Abdullah & David Cameron

Cameron Meets King Abdullah

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(Riyadh) - Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah received the visiting British delegation headed by Prime Minister David Cameron at his palace in the Kingdom's capital. The meeting was also attended by Foreign Minister Prince Saud…
Ban ki Moon

Ban Ki-moon to Launch UN's Int’l Year of Sustainable Energy for All at WFES

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(Abu Dhabi) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will launch the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2012, to be held at Abu Dhabi from 16-19th January. This will be Ban Ki-moon's second…
Sheikh Abdullah and President of Greece

Sheikh Abdullah meets President of Greece

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(Athens) - Karolos Papoulias, President of Greece received UAE Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Athens. During the meeting, the two leaders hold talks on bilateral relations and ways to enhance them, as well as…
Sheikh Abdullah & Koichiro

Sheikh Abdullah holds talks with Japanese FM

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(Abu Dhabi) - UAE's Minister of Foreign Affairs H.H Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed held talks with the visiting Japanese Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba in Abu Dhabi. Addressing to reporters in a joint press conference Sheikh Abdullah described…
Sheikh Mohammed honors DMCG Graduates

Sheikh Mohammed honors DMCG Graduates

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(Dubai) – H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid bin Al Makhtoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, graced the graduation ceremony of Dubai Medical College (DMC) and Dubai Pharmacy College (DPC) at Joharah Ballroom of…
UK HS2 rail line

UK approves HS2 rail line

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(London) - The British government has approved construction of a high-speed rail link between the country's two biggest cities. The 140-mile line, known as High Speed 2, will carry 225 mph trains between London and Birmingham and is projected…
Romney

Romney takes victory in New Hampshire Presidential Contest

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(New Hampshire) - Mitt Romney has won the New Hampshire primary, the second state in a row he has carried in his campaign for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. Ron Paul came in second; Jon Huntsman in third. Romney is the first…