UAE-based carrier Etihad Airways announced on Wednesday that it is now allowing passengers to pay their tickets on an instalment basis, so that they can go ahead with their travel plans even when their household finances are tight ...

Trump, Turkish President mull over Kurdish referendum

22.09.2017 [12:23]
US President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have met on the sidelines of an annual U.N. gathering in New York, the White House said. "We are going to conduct a bilateral meeting with my dear friend Donald, as well as a discussion ...

Saudi Arabia to increase domestic petrol prices by 80 percent

20.09.2017 [15:01]
Saudi Arabia could boost domestic petrol prices by 80 percent, as Riyadh tries to reduce its burgeoning budget deficit. according to The New Arab. Riyadh will begin to raise prices of octane-91 grade petrol, before other forms of gasoline are increased next year, Bloomberg ...

Stress on enhancing social media skills, performance of Sharjah Government Staff

19.09.2017 [15:30]
A number of participants in the workshops on "Creative Skills for Social Media", hosted by the Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB) for the personnel of Sharjah government departments, stressed the importance of such workshops in enhancing the skills, performance and creative abilities of participants ...

Powerful storm kills eight in Romania

18.09.2017 [21:36]
A powerful storm in western Romania has killed eight people and injured at least 67, officials say, according to BBC. Most of the victims were in and around the city of Timisoara, where winds of up to 100km/h (60mph) brought down trees and tore off roofs ...

Turkey launches military exercise on Iraqi border

18.09.2017 [17:04]
Turkish armored vehicles starts military exercises in Silopi and Habur regions in southeastern Sirnak province near the northern border of Iraq on September 18, 2017, according to Anadolu Agency. Turkey launched military exercises on the Iraqi border on Monday, the military said in a ...

Major solar power project to provide electricity at night

18.09.2017 [12:02]
A major solar power plant will provide up to 200 megawatts to the grid in Dubai between 4pm and 10am, according to the news service Bloomberg. Instead of generating electricity using photovoltaic cells, the system works by using mirrors ...

UK and China to cooperate on the 'next generation' of renewable energy tech

18.09.2017 [10:13]
The UK and China are seeking to cooperate in the field of renewable energy. Researchers from the two countries will work together on five projects to develop the "next generation" of offshore renewable energy (ORE) technologies ...

Turkey's Erdoğan to visit Iran

16.09.2017 [17:20]
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is slated for an official visit to Tehran on October 4 to hold talks on bilateral and regional issues with Iranian senior officials, according to Mehr news agency ...

London underground explosion was a terrorist incident, Met police confirm

15.09.2017 [21:30]
An explosion that injured 22 people at Parsons Green underground station in west London was a terrorist incident, the Metropolitan police have said, according to the Guardian. Commuters on a tube train reported hearing a bang and seeing ...

Fire kills at least 25 at religious school in Malaysia

14.09.2017 [11:38]
At least 25 people, mostly students, were killed after a blaze broke out early on Thursday at a religious school in Kuala Lumpur - the deadliest fire in decades in Malaysia, Al Jazeera reports. The fire at Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah - a "tahfiz" boarding school ...

At least 18 dead as boat capsizes in river Yamuna in India

14.09.2017 [10:50]
At least 18 people drowned in Yamuna river as their boat capsized while reaching Haryana from Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh, India, on Thursday morning, Hindustan Times reports. The death toll is expected to rise. At least 50 people were on the boat when it overturned. Patha villagers in Baghpat take the ...

CNPC and Eni sign a cooperation agreement

14.09.2017 [10:11]
China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and Eni signed cooperation agreement today to cooperate in oil & gas exploration and production, gas and LNG value chain opportunities, trading and logistics opportunities, refining and petrochemicals, ...

Suicide attack outside Kabul cricket stadium kills 3

13.09.2017 [19:55]
At least three people have been killed in a suicide attack aimed at targeting a cricket stadium in downtown Kabul Wednesday, an official confirmed, according to Anadolu Agency. Basir Mujahed, spokesman for the police in Kabul, told Anadolu Agency ...

The Golden Apple: Thousand Dollar iPhone X Unveiled to the Public

13.09.2017 [12:19]
Apple has unveiled their newest smartphone, the iPhone X, during a news conference commemorating the ten-year anniversary of the release of the original iPhone, according to Sputnik. The phone, which is to retail for a staggering $999, has a bevy of new ...

Saudi Arabia says it foils suicide attack plot on Defense HQ

12.09.2017 [18:22]
Saudi Arabia has arrested several ISIS suspects it believes were plotting a suicide bombing attack on its Defense Ministry headquarters in the capital Riyadh, state news agency SPA quoted a security official as saying on Tuesday. ...

2017 World Internet of Things Exposition kicks off in China

12.09.2017 [10:27]
The 2017 World Internet of Things Exposition (WIOT) kicked off in Wuxi. More than 5,300 companies and over 9,000 guests from the IoT industry attend this year’s WIOT. A number of Fortune 500 companies and heavyweights from the tech industry ...

Turkish forces neutralize 57 terrorists

11.09.2017 [15:07]
Turkish security forces neutralized 57 PKK terrorists nationwide last week, the Interior Ministry said Monday, according to Anadolu Agency. According to a ministry statement, security forces carried out 1,285 counter-terrorism operations on Sept. 4-10 ...

At least 6 dead as torrential rain triggers severe flooding in central Italy

11.09.2017 [00:29]
Torrential rain across Italy has triggered flooding that has killed at least six people in the Tuscan port town of Livorno, according to Euronews. ...