Women make up majority of 800m unbanked Muslim population

Mon, 2020-12-21 11:19 DUBAI: Women make up the majority of the 800 million global Muslim population who are unbanked (people without...

Who gets Covid-19 vaccine next? Older adults and ‘frontline essential workers,’ CDC advisers recommend

Vaccine advisers to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted 13-1 on Sunday to recommend that both older...

This new orchid species is the ‘ugliest’ in the world

Orchids are often thought of as beautiful, delicate and vibrant -- but a newly identified plant might just change your...

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Authorities know where the kidnapped Nigerian schoolboys are, says state governor

The location of 337 students who were unaccounted for after gunmen attacked a school in northwestern Nigeria on Friday, is now known by government...

Authorities search home and office of Maradona’s doctor

Police seized medical records, cellphones and computers as part of an investigation into the soccer star’s unexpected death.

Dubai carrier Emirates wins big at World Travel Awards

Sun, 2020-11-29 20:24 DUBAI: Dubai’s Emirates Airline was named as the “World’s Leading Airline” in three major categories at the World Travel Awards 2020. Emirates took top...

‘Unprecedented’ high-res image of sunspot captured by new solar telescope

Sunspots -- dark areas on the sun -- help scientists track activity on the surface of our solar system's star. These dark spots are...

Japanese youth search for stability in a world without growth

Lessons from Japan: Why the generation that grew up in stagnation will not take risks

Saudi visa processing centers reopen across the Kingdom

Wed, 2020-12-02 00:41 RIYADH: Ahead of international travel restarting in Saudi Arabia next year, centers for processing work and travel visa applications have begun to re-open...

Chinese consumers move towards forefront of economic recovery

Households seen to be ready for more sustained rush to spend after months of caution

Global response is needed to prevent a debt crisis in Africa

Social gains the continent has made since the early 2000s are threatened by the Covid pandemic

UK dismisses ‘derisory’ EU fishing offer ahead of last-ditch trade talks

Barnier heads to London for face-to-face negotiations with no breakthrough in sight

US reports several explosions heard in Eritrea’s capital

The U.S. Embassy in Eritrea says six explosions were heard Saturday night in the capital, Asmara