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Despite threats from the international community, Iraqi Kurds turned out in large numbers to cast their votes in an independence referendum. Organised by Kurdish authorities, the vote is expected to deliver a comfortable “yes” for independence. According to the electoral commission, voter turnout was estimated at about 72 per cent. While Iraq’s Prime Minister denounced […]

A presidential guard was killed in a shooting near the residence of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday morning. According to Presidential Security Group chief Lope Dagoy, the incident took place in Malacanang Park, close to the President’s Bahay Pagbabago residence. It’s reported that Duterte was not in the palace when the incident occurred.  Talking […]

The UAE’s first nuclear power plant is scheduled to start operations next year, with its construction currently in advanced stages. That’s according to Energy Minister Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, who confirmed that work on the first of four reactors at the facility in Al Dhafra region is now 96 per cent complete. […]

Dubai International Airport registered another month of record passenger traffic in August. According to their monthly traffic report, more than 8.2 million passengers flew in and out of the hub. The figure is up by 6.6 per cent from the same time last year, when 7.7 million people travelled through the airport. The average number […]

An investigation has been launched into US President Donald Trump adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner’s use of a private email to conduct White House business. A Senior Democratic lawmaker has requested all personal emails be preserved as the public has a right to access them. Kushner’s lawyer released a statement saying less than 100 email […]

The UAE is using the best technological solutions in order to ensure the highest standards of fire safety in buildings. That’s according to experts at the Windows, Doors and Facades Show being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre. They say that authorities in the Emirates are eager to apply the best innovations around fire […]


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