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UAE airlines say no safety concerns after air traffic `incident`

UAE carriers Emirates Airlines and Etihad Airways said Wednesday an investigation is underway after two of their planes apparently flew too close to each other, but that safety was never jeopardised.

Decision on George's removal as Chief Whip in few days: Chandy

Amid turbulence in Kerala Congress (M), with its supremo and Finance Minister KM Mani demanding removal of his party colleague P C George as government Chief Whip, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Sunday said a decision on the issue would be taken in a few days.

UAE warplanes took part in Yemen strikes: Coalition

United Arab Emirates warplanes "intensively" participated in air strikes against Shiite rebels and their allies in Yemen Friday, the Saudi-led coalition said.

Navy commissions three UAE-supplied naval vessels

The Indian Navy has commissioned three Immediate Support Vessels (ISVs) supplied by the UAE's Abu Dhabi Ship Builders (ADSB).

Paralysed Indian gets Rs 2.55 cr relief for road mishap in UAE

A 30-year-old Indian in the UAE has been awarded over Rs 2.5 crore in compensation for a road accident which left him paralysed in 2013, three months after his marriage, media reported on Friday.

Indian worker found hanging from ceiling fan in UAE

A 29-year-old Indian worker in the UAE has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan.

Woman tries to rob UAE money exchange at 'gunpoint'

 A woman was arrested for attempting to rob a money exchange here after threatening employees with what turned out to be a fake plastic gun, a media report said on Sunday.

ICC World Cup: Looking forward to quarterfinal against Kiwis, says Jason Holder
ICC World Cup: Looking forward to quarterfinal against Kiwis, says Jason Holder

Following their cricket World Cup Pool B game win over the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday, West Indies skipper Jason Holder is looking forward to their quarterfinal clash against New Zealand on March 21.

ICC World Cup 2015: No rift in Windies team, says Jason Holder
ICC World Cup 2015: No rift in Windies team, says Jason Holder

West Indies skipper Jason Holder dismissed talk of a rift in the ranks on Sunday as he led his side to a likely World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand.

ICC World Cup 2015, Pakistan vs Ireland: Preview
ICC World Cup 2015, Pakistan vs Ireland: Preview

Plucky Ireland take on buoyant Pakistan in a winner-takes-all World Cup clash at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday that promises an enthralling encounter between two highly combustible teams.

Beirut says UAE to expel 70 mostly Shiite Lebanese

The United Arab Emirates will expel 70 Lebanese nationals, mostly Shiite Muslims, within the next 24 hours, Lebanese officials said on Friday.

Not perfect but a good win anyway, says AB de Villiers
Not perfect but a good win anyway, says AB de Villiers

South Africa`s 146-run victory over UAE in their final World Cup Pool B clash on Thursday was exactly what the team needed heading into the quarter-finals, captain AB de Villiers said.

Another record for impressive AB de Villiers, hits 36 sixes in World Cup
Another record for impressive AB de Villiers, hits 36 sixes in World Cup

South African captain AB de Villiers on Thursday scripted yet another record, by becoming the first batsman to hit 20 sixes in a single edition of World Cup. His 82-ball innings for 99 runs, which included four hits over the rope, helped the Proteas registered a comfortable 146-run win over United Arab Emirates (UAE).

We are learning, not surrendering, says UAE captain Mohammad​ Tauqir
We are learning, not surrendering, says UAE captain Mohammad​ Tauqir

 UAE captain Mohammad Tauqir has dismissed questions his side had done damage to their reputation by refusing to meaningfully chase targets in their last two World Cup matches after a 146-run loss to South Africa on Thursday.

South African skipper AB de Villiers enters World Cup top-10 scorers' list
South African skipper AB de Villiers enters World Cup top-10 scorers' list

South African cricket captain A B de Villiers continued to script statistical history at the ongoing World Cup as he today entered the top-10 of all-time scorers' list besides breaking the tournament record for most sixes by a player.

UAE to try Kuwaiti ex-MP for 'inciting sedition'

The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday it will try a Kuwaiti Islamist ex-MP in absentia for allegedly "inciting sedition" in remarks he made about Abu Dhabi`s powerful crown prince.

ICC World Cup: Afghanistan tops online searches among minnows
ICC World Cup: Afghanistan tops online searches among minnows

War-torn Afghanistan, which made its debut in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup, topped the chart of most online searches among the new and lesser experienced teams.

Cricket World Cup: Ireland vs Zimbabwe - Preview
Cricket World Cup: Ireland vs Zimbabwe - Preview

With their eyes on the quarterfinal spot, Ireland take on Zimbabwe in a cricket World Cup Pool B clash, in a battle of minnows here on Saturday.

ICC World Cup 2015: Minnows may be battling, but not fighting all the way
ICC World Cup 2015: Minnows may be battling, but not fighting all the way

With the governing body looking to downsize the tournament in 2019 the associate nations have impressed with some of their performances at the 2015 World Cup, but UAE`s attitude against Pakistan suggested something else might be driving their team.

To improve game, Pakistan need to play at home, claims Waqar Younis
To improve game, Pakistan need to play at home, claims Waqar Younis

Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has urged the International Cricket Council and other cricketing countries to return to playing matches in the strife-torn nation.