MOSCOW: In the latest mishap to befall the Olympic flame, a Russian torchbearer’s clothing caught fire this week as he carried it through a Siberian city.
PARIS: Fireworks erupted in Dubai after the tiny Gulf emirate won the right to host the 2020 World Expo, becoming the first Middle Eastern city to organize the event in its more than 150-year histo
The fifth edition of Abu Dhabi Art gathered artists and galleries from all around the world for its diverse program of art exhibitions, film-screenings, performances, music and talking panels that
A Saudi initiative named ‘Call of Culture’ is making a buzz globally and especially in the United Nations. Eng.
BEIJING: A Chinese thief painstakingly wrote out 11 pages of telephone numbers from a stolen iPhone and sent them to the owner, state media said Monday.
MANILA: Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys visited a Philippine air force base Monday to bring cheer to hundreds of evacuees from eastern provinces wracked by Typhoon Haiyan.
A young Saudi woman has invented an electronic Arabic coffee maker for commercial purposes, King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) officials announced.
MUMBAI, India: As the sound of traditional drums, trumpets and cymbals ushers Amrita Mannil into the wedding hall, she’s adorned by four finely crafted necklaces, rings, 16 bangles, a glistening be
CARMICHAEL, California: Remote presence robots are allowing physicians to “beam” themselves into a growing number of US hospitals to diagnose patients and offer medical advice during emergencies.
TACLOBAN, Philippines: Japanese medics working to help victims of the Philippines typhoon have deployed wireless mobile X-ray kits using tablet computers, a world first in a disaster zone, a team spok
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