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Dr Mahmoud M Fikri, former Advisor to UAE Minister of Health, dies

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Dr Mahmoud M Fikri, former Advisor to UAE Minister of Health, dies


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Home-bound Indian expats furious as airline leaves baggage behind

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Home-bound Indian expats furious as airline leaves baggage behind


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Fire guts textile warehouse in Ajman

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Fire guts textile warehouse in Ajman


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Qatari banks cut dollar sales to foreign lenders

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Qatari banks cut dollar sales to foreign lenders


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Fraudsters try to withdraw $24 million using fake cheque in Abu Dhabi

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Fraudsters try to withdraw $24 million using fake cheque in Abu Dhabi


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Head to Glow Garden to see frozen Burj Khalifa

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Head to Glow Garden to see frozen Burj Khalifa


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  • Ronaldo hits penalty but Real held by Spurs in Champions League
    Ronaldo hits penalty but Real held by Spurs in Champions League

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    Paris: Cristiano Ronaldo scored a penalty but holders Real Madrid were held 1-1 at home by Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League on Tuesday, while Manchester City overcame Italian high-flyers Napoli 2-1. Raphael Varane’s own goal gifted Spurs the lead on 28 minutes at the Bernabeu, but Ronaldo converted a spot-kick shortly before half-time after a foul by Serge Aurier on Toni Kroos
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Politics & Government

  • US court blocks new Trump travel ban
    US court blocks new Trump travel ban

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    San Francisco: A US judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump’s latest bid to impose restrictions on citizens from several countries entering the United States, which had been set to take effect this week. The open-ended ban, announced in September, targeted people from Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Chad and North Korea, as well as certain government officials from Venezuela. It was the latest version of a policy that had previously targeted six Muslim-majority countries but had been restricted by the US Supreme Court
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Sports

  • Azam hits ton as Pakistan sink Sri Lanka
    Azam hits ton as Pakistan sink Sri Lanka

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    Abu Dhabi: Babar Azam scored a successive hundred while Shadab Khan gave his career best bowling and batting performance to help Pakistan thump Sri Lanka by 32 runs in the second day-night international in Abu Dhabi on Monday. One-drop batsman Babar knocked a fighting 133-ball 103 while Shadab scored a career best 52 not out to lift Pakistan from a struggling 79-5 before Shadab the bowler returned with his best figures of 3-47 to dismiss Sri Lanka for 187 all out in 48 overs
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Business

  • Qatari banks cut dollar sales to foreign lenders
    Qatari banks cut dollar sales to foreign lenders

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    Dubai: Some Qatari banks are becoming less willing to sell dollars to foreign lenders amid a lingering regional standoff with a Saudi-led alliance, according to people familiar with the matter. Foreign exchange activity between local and international banks is almost at a standstill with Qatari lenders increasingly reluctant to provide quotes for dollar sales, the people said, asking not to be identified because the matter is private
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Society & Culture

  • Driver seriously injured in road crash
    Driver seriously injured in road crash

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    Dubai: A driver was seriously injured when the truck he was driving crashed into the back of another truck, which was halted due to a traffic jam, Dubai Police said on Tuesday. Brigadier Saif Muhair Al Mazroui, director of traffic department in Dubai Police, said the accident happened on Emirates road in the morning. “The truck driver didn’t notice the vehicle in front of him was moving slowly because of a traffic jam on the way to Sharjah
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Entertainment & Arts

  • How Aamir Khan prepared for ‘Secret Superstar’
    How Aamir Khan prepared for ‘Secret Superstar’

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    Bollywood actor Aamir Khan’s quirky character Shakti Kumaarr from his forthcoming movie Secret Superstar has been inspired by Jeetendra and Anil Kapoor. “One of the secrets from Secret Superstar is that in this film, I have used some lines that film actors usually use in their personal life and whenever I meet them,” Khan said. “For example, when I met Jeetu [Jeetendra] for the very first time, I found him as a very humorous person
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Law & Crime

  • US takes aim at Yemeni Islamic State for first time
    US takes aim at Yemeni Islamic State for first time

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    DUBAI - The United States said it launched its first attack on Islamic State's deadly Yemen branch on Monday with a series of nighttime airstrikes that residents said targeted two villages and killed several people. Unmanned US drones launched around 12 missiles at militant positions in Yakla and al-Abl in southern al-Bayda province, according to local people living nearby, who declined to be named due to safety concerns
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Life & Style

  • Staff turnover in the UAE higher than global average: report
    Staff turnover in the UAE higher than global average: report

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    Dubai: Salary hikes — and regular ones at that — may be the best way to get employees to stay on. But in the UAE more of them are just as likely to favour one employer over another based on the benefits, such as what they get on their medical insurance package. In fact, 47 per cent of employees are likely to stay put at an employer — if they see some improvement in their benefits package, while 71 per cent said they would do so if they see an improvement in their salary
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