Monday, June 26, 2017


Pacquiao arrives in Brisbane to defend WBO title against Jeff Horn

Reigning WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao has arrived in Brisbane to defend his title against Australian Jeff Horn. According to local media reports, Pacquiao received a warm welcome to Horn’s territory days before their fight on July 2nd. The 38-year-old Filipino boxing legend will be sparring one last time on ...

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Yemen facing world’s worst cholera outbreak

Yemen is facing the world’s worst cholera outbreak, with the number of suspected cases exceeding more than 200,000. According to the United Nations the number of those infected is increasing by around 5,000 a day. A joint statement from the UN and the World Health Organisation, revealed that cholera has ...

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ERC signs agreement for humanitarian aid in Mali

The Emirates Red Crescent has signed an agreement with the Ajeer Organisation in Mali to cooperate on humanitarian and development in the country. In line with directives from the UAE’s leadership, the ERC will undertake several projects in Mali, according to Fahad Abdul Rahman Bin Sultan, Deputy Secretary-General for International ...

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Gargash: leaked demands has affected mediation in Qatar dispute

H.E Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, says the leak of demands, which were sent to Qatar, has affected the ability of mediators to resolve the dispute. He added that as a result of Qatar’s irresponsible and deceptive policies, the country is increasingly isolating itself both regionally ...

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Terrorism has no respect for holy places: Hazza bin Zayed

Terrorism knows no boundaries and has no respect for the sanctity of holy places or human lives. That’s according to H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, in response to Saturday’s foiled terrorist attempt on the Holy Mosque in Mecca. Sheikh Hazza added ...

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