Archive for December, 2013

Police, troops heavy in bomb-hit Russian city – The Seattle Times

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

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Police, troops heavy in bomb-hit Russian city
The Seattle Times
Thousands of police officers and paramilitary forces are on duty in the Russian city of Volgograd, which is reeling from two suicide bombings in two days that killed 34 people and raised fears that a terrorist campaign may have begun that could stretch ...
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Police, troops heavy in bomb-hit Russian city – KDWN

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Police, troops heavy in bomb-hit Russian city
KDWN
VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Thousands of police officers and paramilitary forces are on duty in the Russian city of Volgograd, which is reeling from two suicide bombings in two days that killed 34 people and raised fears that a terrorist campaign may ...

Official expects ‘safe and secure’ Olympics in Sochi – TVNZ

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Official expects 'safe and secure' Olympics in Sochi
TVNZ
IOC President Thomas Bach has expressed full confidence that Russian authorities will deliver a "safe and secure" Olympics in Sochi despite the two deadly suicide bombings in southern Russia that heightened concerns about the terrorist threat to the ...

UAE to have smart gates at all airports by 2015

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
The jury is still out on new smart gates installed at Dubai International Airport. But word from officials is that they are a welcome addition.

Mohammed launches ‘Thankyou_Khalifa’ campaign

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
With gratitude to UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has launched the hashtag 'Thankyou_Khalifa', in Arabic, on his official Twitter page.

Emirates ID will replace bank cards

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
The integration of bank cards with national ID cards can minimise environmental degradation caused by plastic cards, government and banking officials told Gulf News.

QAR3.23bn IPO of QP unit opens today

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
Qatar's first initial public offer (IPO) in three years will open for subscription from today to garner as much as QR3.23 billion, an offer that has been eagerly awaited by local retail investors.

No vacancy: Dubai hotel room rents surge 300% ahead of New Year 2014

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
As the city gets ready to welcome 2014 by setting new world records, hotel room rates in Dubai seem to be soaring at levels not seen in recent past. Booking websites reveal that room rates in the city seem to have doubled for spending the New Year 's Eve in Dubai.

7 job categories opened to expat women in Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
The Ministry of Labor is set to allow companies to hire expatriate women in seven business activities including health, education, dressmaking, childcare, in wedding halls and as cleaners.

Israel frees Palestinian prisoners

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
Israeli authorities have freed a group of 26 Palestinian prisoners as part of a US-brokered agreement to resume direct peace talks.