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News on United Arab Emirates continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | AkiPress

16:18 Pakistan, UAE to hold joint naval exercises tomorrow

Naval forces of Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates are getting ready to take part in joint exercises in Pakistani waters off the country's southern coastline on Saturday, The Nation reported.

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6 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

Canada development partnership with U.A.E. builds bridges into Arab world

Canada has a new development partner in the Arab world, and the foreign-aid minister says it could help the Harper government navigate the complex Middle East in the fight against poverty.

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10 hrs ago | New Scientist

Threatwatch: Is the MERS virus spreading its wings?

Threatwatch is your early warning system for global dangers, from nuclear peril to deadly viral outbreaks.

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15 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Getting their priorities straight: Emirati households spending more on phones, cars than education

Families in Abu Dhabi spent more on phones than on education, a survey covering Emirati households has revealed.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Vietnam pulls out of hosting Asian Games

Vietnam has withdrawn as the host of the 2019 Asian Games, saying it lacked funds and the country's reputation could be at risk if things don't go smoothly.

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Al Bawaba

Short-term pain, long-term gain? Emirates airlines to cancel 41 destinations for Dubai runway upgrade

Emirates Airline said on Thursday that runway upgrades at Dubai International would cut its revenues by Dh1 billion this year as it has to reduce flights to 41 destinations worldwide.

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The Miami Herald

Attaching names to torture victims

Leaks from a Senate Intelligence Committee report on the CIA torture program revealed that harsh interrogation tactics were much more widespread than previously claimed by the spy agency.

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Greenwich Citizen

Spate of Mideast virus infections raises concerns

In this Wednesday, April 16, 2014, file photo, passengers walk past the medical quarantine area showing information sheets for the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus at the arrival section of Manila's International Airport in Paranaque, south of Manila.

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Sunherald.com

Spate of Mideast virus infections raises concerns

More than 20 people, many of them health-care workers, have been reported infected with the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus in two distinct clusters - one in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates - likely involving human-to-human transmission since early last week.

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The Daily Beast

Taliban Peacemaker Locked UpBy Jacob Siegel, Sami Yousafzai

A key voice for reconciliation in Afghanistan has been missing for weeks after an apparent arrest.

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PR-inside.com

United Arab Emirates Energy Drinks Market: New market analysis released

Summary Why was the report written? Available in over 80 country combinations the 2013 Energy Drinks Category Profile reports provide a comprehensive overview of Energy Drinks markets .

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

CNN

When British retail heritage meets sparkling Gulf chic

Watch the full interview with Ewan Venters on Marketplace Middle East Facetime on CNN from April 17.Click here for the show times -- After almost three centuries at the heart of London's busy Piccadilly retail district, Fortnum and Mason is broadening its horizons.

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Al Bawaba

Dine and Win with Month-Long 'Food Fiesta' at ENOC/EPPO Service Station Food Outlets

ENOC Retail is hosting a month-long 'Food Fiesta' across the food outlets operated by leading quick service brands at the ENOC/EPPCO service stations throughout April.

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Reuters

Exclusive - Bahrain's Ahli United Bank considers sale or merger: sources

Ahli United Bank AUBB.BH, Bahrain's largest lender, is evaluating a sale or a merger with a rival bank in a potential $5 billion deal, several bankers familiar with the situation said.

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Washington Times

Filipino positive for MERS virus home from UAE

Philippine officials say a Filipino health worker who tested positive for the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus has arrived home from the United Arab Emirates .

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Al Bawaba

Canon Middle East trains Young Emiratis for 2014 Emirates Skills Competition

The annual Emirates Skills Competition was launched in 2006 and encourages young men and women to compete in technical and vocational skills categories Canon Middle East, a leader in imaging solutions, is training young Emiratis for the 2014 Emirates Skills Competition taking place from April 14 - 16 at the ADNEC Exhibition Center.

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The New Zealand Herald

Top five flight tips from the crew

When in Dubai, do as the Emiratis do. And so it was that I found myself sitting in a class with newbie Emirates Airline crew members learning about the effects of flying on the skin.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Vanguard

19-yr-old Pakistani nabbed with N228m heroin at MMIA

A 19-year-old Pakistani, Iftikihar Muhammed Arslan, has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, for attempting to smuggle 25 parcels of heroin into the country.

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Roll Call

After Afghanistan, Boehner Heads for Abu Dhabi

John A. Boehner is using social media to document his recess-week overseas trip, posting videos and photos Monday of himself and seven other Republicans in Afghanistan and updating Tuesday with shots from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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Newsday

Briton cleared amid 'torture' claims

A 32-year-old Briton has been acquitted of drug offences in Dubai amid allegations he was tortured by police.

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