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…
Mohammed receives UN Deputy Secretary General

Sheikh Mohammed meets UNDP Deputy Secretary General

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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 Rebecca Grynspan, United Nations Development Programme Deputy Secretary General at Za’beel Palace. The…
Suu Kyi

Suu Kyi confirms run for parliament seat

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(Myanmar) - Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has confirmed that she will personally contest the April polls for a seat in parliament. The confirmation was officially made by Ms. Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party. Ms.…
Dubai Solar Power Project

Dubai Launches Solar Power Project

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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 has launched a Dh12 billion solar power project at Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Energy Park. The event was…
Lord Ahmed & European Parliamentarians meet Crown Prince Qatar

Lord Ahmed & European Parliamentarians meet Crown Prince Qatar

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A Parliamentary delegation led by Lord Ahmed of Rotherham called on His Highness Prince Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Crown Pince of the State of Qatar. The delegation included Sir Gerald Kaufman MP, Mr Geri Muller Swiss Member…
Sheikh Mohammed with Queen of Netherlands

Sheikh Mohammed receives Queen of Netherlands

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(Dubai) - Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum received Her Majesty Queen Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard of the Netherlands at the Zabeel Palace. The meeting was attended…
ANC celebrates 100 years

ANC celebrates 100 years

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(South Africa) – African National Congress, South Africa's oldest ruling party celebrated its 100th anniversary with a huge show of popular support. A mid-night ceremony was held at the Wesleyan church in Bloemfontein where President Jacob…
President Khalifa and Queen Beatrix

President Khalifa and Queen Beatrix laud UAE-Netherlands relations

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(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan welcomed Her Majesty Queen Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard of the Netherlands at the Mushrif Palace. The meeting was also attended by UAE’s Speaker of the Federal National…
Sheikh Abdullah

Foreign Minister to lead UAE delegation to Greece

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(Abu Dhabi) - Foreign Minister of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan will head an official delegation to the Republic of Greece. The official delegation comprises of representatives from a number of federal agencies,…
Dubai Maritime City

DMC rising revenues attract Int’l investors

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(Dubai) - Dubai Maritime City (DMC), the world-class maritime business facility that posted $25 million revenues last year is expecting to raise the revenues 15% in 2012. His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai World…
Gamilati

Glorious Gamilati clinches Guineas Trial

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(Dubai) - Godolphin's Gamilati smashed six runners and score a facile victory in the 1400m UAE 1000 Guineas Trial presented by Longines on the second day of the Dubai World Carnival. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice…
Angelina Jolie

Hollywood & Diplomacy : Angelina Jolie's directorial debut inspires criticism and praise

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Hollywood actress, and UN goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie, best known for her ravishing looks, would now be feted for her work behind the camera too after the release of her directorial debut movie ‘In the Land of Blood and Honey’. The…
H.H. Sheikh Abdullah and William Hague

British Foreign Secretary lauds UAE role in region

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(Abu Dhabi) – William Hague MP, Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom during his one-day visit to UAE met the Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed; the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research,…
Etihad become biggest shareholder in Air Berlin

Etihad become biggest shareholder in Air Berlin

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(Berlin) – United Arab Emirates airline, Etihad has become the biggest shareholder in Germany’s second-largest airline Air Berlin by signing the agreement to pay 72.9 million Euros ($95 million); German group said. Air Berlin in a statement…