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The UAE’s new president Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan held talks Sunday with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron as world leaders streamed in to Abu Dhabi to pay tribute to his predecessor. Macron, who

Finland on Saturday sought to allay Moscow’s fears about its bid to join NATO, as fierce fighting raged in Ukraine’s east, slowing a Russian advance. Wives and parents of Ukrainian fighters trapped in the bowels

Russia suspended electricity supplies to Finland overnight after its energy firm RAO Nordic threatened to cut off supplies over payment arrears, an official for Finland’s grid operator told said on Saturday. “It is at

The UAE’s long-time de facto ruler Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was elected as president on Saturday, official media said, a day after the death of former leader Sheikh Khalifa. The 61-year-old was

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said Turkey did not have a “positive opinion” on Finland and Sweden joining NATO, throwing up a potential obstacle for the nations’ membership bid.  The leader of NATO-member

Thousands of people packed Jerusalem’s tense Old City on Friday for the burial of veteran Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh, after Israeli police stormed the start of the funeral procession. Television footage showed

President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan of United Arab Emirates (UAE) is dead. The state news agency WAM reported this on Friday morning. “The Ministry of Presidential Affairs condoles the people of the UAE

The United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan died aged 73 on Friday, state media said, after battling illness for several years. The president of the oil-rich Gulf state, who was rarely

An Indian couple are taking their son to court demanding that he and his wife produce either a grandchild within a year or cough up almost $650,000. Sanjeev and Sadhana Prasad say that they

Finland’s president and the prime minister said on Thursday they were in favour of joining NATO and a formal decision would be taken this weekend after Russia’s war in Ukraine sparked a swift

Elon Musk on Tuesday said he would lift Twitter’s ban on former US president Donald Trump if Musk’s deal to buy the global messaging platform is successful. “I would reverse the permanent ban,” the billionaire said at

Sixty Zimbabweans have been killed by elephants so far this year, as a conservation success story has led to increased conflict with humans, the government spokesman said Tuesday. With 100,000 elephants, Zimbabwe has the

The US Senate will vote Wednesday on a national abortion rights bill — a process likely doomed to fail — after a leaked draft decision signalled the Supreme Court’s readiness to overturn the

The Group of 7 Leaders (G7), including US President Joe Biden, have vowed to continue to provide military equipment to Ukraine in the war against Russia. The decision was taken in a virtual meeting

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has opined that rising oil prices is likely to lead to high inflation and slow growth across the globe. It is also of the opinion that geopolitical tensions caused

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