UAE shoots ‘Heroes of the Future’ project soon

Shooting is one of the most important sports in the country, if not the most important one if the criterion of measurement is the achievements, figures and awards, as it has achieved the greatest athletic gain for the UAE throughout its long history, Sheikh Ahmed Bin Hashr Al Maktoum. And has won many titles and […]


Pastor confirmed with Ebola as disease spreads in DR Congo

The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in eastern DR Congo last August, the health ministry said on Sunday. The patient is a pastor who had been preaching in church and would have touched the hands of worshippers “including […]


Comic-Con hits 50: from hotel basement to Hollywood hangout

From Peter Parker’s run-in with a radioactive spider to Superman fleeing an exploding Krypton: comic book fanslove a good origin story. So when 135,000 geeks and nerds invade San Diego next week for the 50th edition of Comic-Con — the world’s largest celebration of pop culture — the event’s humble beginnings will be a hot […]


Barry weakens, but US officials warn of heavy rains, floods, tornadoes

Barry weakened further on Sunday as the storm churned across the US state of Louisiana, bringing along heavy rains and the possibility of flooding and tornadoes. There have been no reported deaths so far in Louisiana or neighboring states from Barry, which had briefly become the first hurricane of the Atlantic season before the National […]


Neymar heads to Paris on Monday after PSG spat: source

Neymar will return to Paris Saint-Germain on Monday, the football star’s press office said on Sunday, after remarks he made about his former team Barcelona sparked controversy. “He will appear tomorrow at the club,” a member of Newymar’s press team told AFP, though the “exact time” of Neymar’s trip to the French capital was unknown. […]


What they said at Wimbledon

AFP Sport picks out 10 of the best quotes from this year’s Wimbledon which drew to a close on Sunday: “These kind of matches, you work for, you live for, they give sense and they give value to every minute you spend on the court training and working to get yourself in this position and […]


Online account to verify signatures launched – Yashin

 A bot, which is a special online account governed by software, has been launched for voters, who want to check whether the working group of the district election commission has rejected their signatures, head of the Krasnoselsky municipal district and candidate at the Moscow City Duma election from the 45th election district Ilya Yashin said. […]


Massive fire at Damascus Tower extinguished

Firefighters and civil defense teams managed to extinguish a massive fire that broke out on Sunday evening at Damascus Tower in al-Bahsa area in downtown Damascus. Commander of the Civil Defense Department in Damascus Lt. Gen. Assef Habbabeh told SANA’s reporter that the fire was caused by a malfunction in a generator belonging to a […]


PH Navy joins Russia naval parade

The BRP Davao del Sur (LD-602), one of Philippine Navy’s two strategic sealift vessels, will be deployed Monday to participate in the naval parade in connection with the Russian Navy Day celebrations. PN Spokesperson Captain Jonathan Zata said the send-off ceremonies will take place at 11 a.m. at Pier 13, Manila South Harbor. Zata said […]


Peter Thiel Urges U.S. Probe of Google’s ‘Seemingly Treasonous’ Acts

Peter Thiel, one of President Donald Trump’s top Silicon Valley supporters and donors, took aim at Google Inc. and the high-tech industry over the companies’ focus on global markets while brushing aside U.S. interests. He singled out Google for agreeing to work closely with China, trying to get its search engine back into the Chinese […]