Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed holds talks with PM of Turkey

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed holds talks with PM of Turkey

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(Ankara) – His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces met with Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Also present at the talks were H.E. Sheikh…
Sheikh Abdullah leads UAE's delegation to ''Friends of Syria'' conference

FM leads UAE delegation to 'Friends of Syria' conference

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(Tunis) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of UAE  is leading the UAE's delegation to the "Friends of Syria" conference being held in Tunis. Representatives of more than 60 Arab, Islamic and western countries as…
Kofi Annan named U.N.-Arab League envoy to Syria‎

Kofi Annan named U.N.-Arab League envoy to Syria‎

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(Geneva) - Former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan has been appointed as the joint United Nations-Arab League envoy on the Syrian crisis. Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations and Nabil Elaraby, Secretary-General of the Arab…
Sheikh Abdullah chairs UAE delegation in G20 FMs meeting

Sheikh Abdullah chairs UAE delegation in G20 FMs meeting

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(Mexico) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of UAE chaired the UAE delegation in non-formal two-day G20 Foreign Ministers meeting, held in Mexico. Sheikh Abdullah also met German Foreign Minister, Guido Westerwelle…
French President Sarkozy announces re-election bid

French President Sarkozy announces re-election bid

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(Paris) - Nicolas Sarkozy, the French president, has officially announced that he is running for second term in April-May presidential vote. “Yes, I am a candidate in the presidential election”, Sarkozy said in an interview. “I took this…
Abdullah bin Zayed meets Russian FM

Sheikh Abdullah meets Russian FM

(Moscow) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of the UAE met Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov. Also present at the meeting were H.E. Khalid Al Ghaith, Assistant Foreign Minister for the Economic Affairs, H.E.…
FM leads UAE Delegation to Arab FMs meeting

Sheikh Abdullah leads UAE Delegation to Arab FMs meeting

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(Cairo) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of UAE is leading UAE delegation to the Ministerial level session of the Arab League Council, being held in Cairo to discuss developments in Syria. In the final statement…
Romney vows 'new conservative era' if elected

Romney vows 'new conservative era' if elected

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(Washington) - White House hopeful Mitt Romney cast himself as a dedicated conservative, insisting he’s the man who can unite Republicans and can replace President Barack Obama in the “battle for the soul of America”. Romney and his opponents…
Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 60 years on throne

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 60 years on throne

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(London) - Queen Elizabeth II has marked her Diamond Jubilee with completion of 60 years on the throne. She ascended to the throne when her father, George VI, died on Feb.6, 1952 and has thus become the longest-serving sovereign after Queen…
Romney wins big in Florida

Romney wins big in Florida

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(Florida) - Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has won a major victory in Florida’s Republican presidential primary and is closer to secure his party’s presidential nomination. Mitt Romney cruised to victory in the Florida primary…
GCC-Turkey Ministerial Council

GCC-Turkey Ministerial Council concludes in Istanbul

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(Istanbul) – The Turkey-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) High Level Strategic Dialogue Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Istanbul has been concluded. Foreign Minister of the UAE, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan represented the state at…
Merkel at World Economic Forum 2012

Euro can be saved with Strong Discipline: Merkel

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(Davos) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaking at the premier gathering of political and business leaders present at World Economic Forum 2012 said that Europe lacked the “political structures” to make the euro work properly, but was…
Prince Turki Calls for Bigger Role in IMF after Euro Rescue

Gulf Calls for Bigger Role in IMF after Euro Rescue

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(Riyadh) - Saudi Arabia's Prince Turki Al-Faisal speaking at Global Competitiveness Forum in Riyadh urged the IMF to give Gulf States a bigger say in the global economic order in return for billions of dollars in financial aid to the distressed…
Eurozone

Eurozone Ministers Meet to seek way Out of Crisis

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(Brussels) - Another week of talks has been launched by European Finance Ministers at Brussels. The leaders hope to get a deal with banks to slash Greece's debts and agreement on a new balanced budgets treaty that will mark a turning point in…