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Modi inaugurates first Hindu temple in UAE

DUBAI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday officially launched the foundation stone-laying ceremony for the first Hindu temple in the capital of the UAE. Modi capped a whirlwind visit to the UAE on Sunday, giving a keynote…

New-born baby found dead on plane in Indonesia

JAKARTA: Indonesian police on Sunday detained the suspected mother of a new-born baby who was found dead in a aircraft toilet at Jakarta's international Airport. Hani, a 37-year-old migrant worker from Cianjur in West Java, was held soon…

Serena Williams to return in Abu Dhabi next week

ABU DHABI: Former world number one Serena Williams will make her much-anticipated competitive return with an exhibition match on the final day of the Mubadala exhibition event on December 30, tournament organisers announced on Sunday.…

Nadal out of season-opening Abu Dhabi event

Rafa Nadal has withdrawn from next week’s season-opening exhibition event in Abu Dhabi due to ongoing fitness problems, the world number one has said. The 16-time grand slam champion, who won the French and U.S. Opens earlier this year,…

Da Vinci sold for $450 mn is headed to Louvre Abu Dhabi

NEW YORK: "Salvator Mundi," a painting of Christ by Leonardo Da Vinci that recently sold for a record $450 million, is heading to the Louvre Abu Dhabi in a coup for the bold new museum, it announced on Wednesday. The move became possible…

Louvre Abu Dhabi draws crowd as diverse as UAE

ABU DHABI: The Louvre Abu Dhabi opened its doors to the public on Saturday, drawing a crowd as diverse as the cosmopolitan United Arab Emirates itself. Hundreds of Emiratis along with Asian, European and Arab expatriates, some dressed in…