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By admin On Saturday, August 1st, 2020
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UAE starts up first nuclear power plant in the Arab world

UAE starts up first nuclear power plant in the Arab world Dubai’s ruler says ‘nothing is impossible’ as UAE follows Iran to activate second nuclear power reactor in Middle East  More...

By admin On Saturday, August 1st, 2020
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UAE becomes first Arab country to harness nuclear power following successful reactor launch

The United Arab Emirates has become the first nation in the Arab world to produce nuclear energy, following the start-up of a newly constructed plant in Abu Dhabi. The Barakah Nuclear Power Plant’s Unit 1 More...

By admin On Thursday, July 30th, 2020
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EU targets Russian intelligence, Chinese, North Korean companies in first ever cybercrime-related sanctions batch

The European Union has imposed sanctions on six people and three entities, including a Russian military intelligence unit over their alleged involvement in various hacking activities, in the first ever such move More...

By admin On Thursday, July 30th, 2020
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England had HIGHEST excess deaths in Europe in first half of 2020, new report reveals

New official UK data shows that England suffered the highest excess mortality rates of any country in Europe during the first six months of the year, as the Covid-19 pandemic wreaked havoc around the world. A report More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
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WATCH first squadron of French-made Rafale fighter jets arrive in India as tensions with China simmer on

The first squadron of five multirole Dassault Rafale fighter planes has landed in India. The delivery of the aircraft, whose purchase had sparked embezzlement allegations, took place a month after a bloody skirmish More...

By admin On Monday, July 27th, 2020
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Feline unwell: Pet cat becomes FIRST UK animal to test positive for Covid-19

A pet cat in England has tested positive for Covid-19, in the first confirmed case of the infection in an animal in the UK, according to the government. The unfortunate feline is believed to have caught the virus More...

By admin On Monday, July 27th, 2020
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Assange’s lawyers accuse US of using case for political purposes as WikiLeaks founder seen for first time in 3 months

Julian Assange has appeared in court via video-link for the first time in three months, where his lawyers argued that a new US indictment against the WikiLeaks founder is being used for political purposes. The journalist’s More...

By admin On Friday, July 24th, 2020
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Huge crowds of Muslims join Turkish President Erdogan in first official prayer at Hagia Sophia for eight decades (VIDEOS)

Thousands of revellers, including Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have flocked to the Hagia Sophia in the historic heart of Istanbul, for the first official Muslim prayers held at the site in 86 years. The More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 21st, 2020
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Biden promises to end Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ on first day in office

Biden promises to end Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ on first day in office Presumptive Democratic nominee urged Muslim Americans to vote, describing an unconscionable rise in Islamophobia under More...

By admin On Monday, July 20th, 2020
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UAE launches Arab world’s first Mars probe, establishes communication with orbiter (VIDEO)

The UAE has successfully launched a rocket carrying a Mars orbiter from a site in Japan. The probe, which will monitor the atmosphere on the Red Planet, is the Arab world’s first interplanetary exploration More...