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UN chief condemns killing of peacekeeper in Central African Republic

NEW YORK — United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the killing of a UN peacekeeper on Sunday in the Central African Republic, urging the country’s authorities to investigate this incident and bring the perpetrators to justice.

“The Secretary-General is …

Back from visit to Myanmar, independent UN rights expert says situation ‘worsening’

GENEVA — While no one expects an overnight transition to democracy in Myanmar, there has to be real progress on human rights, an independent United Nations expert said on Monday, highlighting reported killings, tortures, and an “ongoing humanitarian crisis” for …

TDIC announces new project milestone in Mamsha Al Saadiyat

ABU DHABI — The Tourism Development and Investment Company, TDIC, master developer of major tourism, cultural and residential destinations in Abu Dhabi, has announced the achievement of significant stages in the development of its Mamsha Al Saadiyat project, with all …

President, VP and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince congratulate Sultan of Oman on Renaissance Day

ABU DHABI — President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations to the Sultan of Oman, Qaboos bin Said Al Said, on the occasion of Renaissance Day, which is marked on July 23rd.…

UN chief concerned about unfolding violence in Jerusalem

NEW YORK – — United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed concern about the situation in the Old City of Jerusalem, which has been the scene of escalating violence in recent days.

In a statement, his spokesperson said that the …

UAE commends Saudi Arabia’s counter-terrorism efforts

ABU DHABI — The United Arab Emirates, UAE, has lauded the efforts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to eliminate terrorism and dry up its sources while referring to the success of the Saudi national security authorities in killing three …