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UAE’s recovery hindered by floods as Dubai flights delayed, CEO confirms

The United Arab Emirates tried to wring itself out Thursday after the heaviest recorded rainfall ever to hit the desert nation, with its main airport allowing more flights. Dubai International Airport, the world’s busiest for international travel, allowed global carriers to again fly into Terminal 1 at the airfield. And long-haul carrier Emirates, crucial to East-West travel, began allowing local passengers to arrive at Terminal 3, Read More.

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Exchanges Foster Better Sino-US Ties – China Daily

BEIJING, China Apr 4 – Diplomacy and exchanges — official, semi-official and nongovernmental — at various levels have been blossoming between China and the United States in recent times, with more delegations of US officials, students and business leaders expected to arrive in China later this month. Analysts said the current improvement in ties is hard-won, and Washington needs to further correct its perception of China Read More.

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Gmail celebrates 20 years since launch: How it all started?

When it launched 20 years ago, Google’s free mail service Gmail was considered a prank, yet soon, with Google Maps and the arrival of YouTube and smartphones, it was seen as one of the gadgets that revolutionized technology in the early 2000s. Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin loved pulling pranks, so much that they began rolling outlandish ideas every April Fool’s Day, not long Read More.

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UK government pledges extra cash for Muslims’& school security

The Government is set to pump £117m of taxpayer cash into protections for British mosques, Muslim schools and centres against hate attacks. The money, which will be delivered over four years, will be spent on CCTV camera, alarms and fencing to protect British Muslims amid a rise in attacks after the outbreak of the Israel-Hamas war. The package is similar to an earlier announcement of a Read More.

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Netanyahu rejects Biden criticism he’s ‘hurting Israel more Than Helping them’ says

In an exclusive interview with MSNBC, President Joe Biden said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s disregard for “innocent lives” is “hurting Israel more than helping Israel.” He said that a ground invasion of Rafah would be a red line but that he would “never leave Israel.” However, he added, Netanyahu “cannot have 30,000 more Palestinians dead.” Biden also said that he wanted to see a cease-fire and that he maintains hope that Read More.

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Biden draws election battle lines in fiery speech

President Joe Biden delivered a fiery State of the Union address on Thursday, taking repeated swipes at Donald Trump and covering the broad themes of his re-election campaign. Mr Biden used the term “my predecessor” to refer to Mr Trump 13 times in a speech that lasted more than an hour. He accused his likely election opponent of “bowing down” to Russia and criticised him over Read More.

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Gaza children searching for food to keep families alive

In certain places at certain times, just staying alive is something for a boy to be proud of – let alone going out every day to find the food that keeps your family from starving. Every morning, Mohammed Zo’rab, 11, goes out into the southern Gaza city of Rafah on a mission. He takes a big plastic bowl and heads to schools that have become refugee Read More.

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South Carolina primary: Donald Trump easily defeats Nikki Haley in her home state

Donald Trump is one step closer to the Republican presidential nomination after a massive win over Nikki Haley in South Carolina. The former president won his primary opponent’s home state by a 20-point margin, his fourth consecutive victory.As he celebrated Mr Trump made no mention of Ms Haley, who vowed to stay in the race. Instead he set his sights on the general election in November.That Read More.