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16 Feb 2019
Nigeria Team is in full training mode as they get ready to represent the country at the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games, with an 86-man delegate consisting of 60 Special Olympics Nigeria Athletes and 26 Officials. The Games will hold from the 14th – 21st of March 2019 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Special Olympics…
12 Jan 2019
Gunmen stormed a police station in western Afghanistan Saturday, killing at least five people and wounding two others, officials said, in the latest violence targeting the war-torn country's beleaguered security forces. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the raid in the provincial capital of Herat, near the Iranian border, but the Taliban have…
11 Nov 2018
Saudi Arabia said oil-producing countries have not yet reached an agreement on cutting output, as major producers met in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. "There is no consensus yet among oil producers about cutting production," Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said at the meeting of their Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee. It was "premature to talk about…
22 Oct 2018
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has signed an agreement for the city of Abu Dhabi to host the tenth session of the World Urban Forum (WUF10) in 2020. This will be the first time an Arab country hosts the landmark Forum. WUF10 will be convened by UN-Habitat and jointly organized with the Ministry…
7 Oct 2017
Abu Dhabi, with a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 18.9 per cent between 2009 and 2016 in its growth of visitors, also retained its position as the fastest growing city in the Middle East and Africa, and is the fourth fastest growing city globally.
14 Jul 2017
The early morning service from Abu Dhabi and return mid-morning flight departing Lagos will also ensure convenient connections to and from Asia and the Indian Subcontinent.
19 Nov 2016
I do not think that poverty is confined to Zimbabwe. As a country, we are going through a phase that is obviously challenging for a lot of people. I believe that this is a phase, a season.
2 Aug 2016
Solar Impulse, a zero-fuel aircraft powered entirely by the sun, has safely landed in Abu Dhabi, thereby completing a 40,000-kilometer trip around the world.

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