Abu Dhabi

Jockey Victor Espinoza Hospitalized with Injuries After Horse Dies During Ride

Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza was hospitalized Sunday after Bobby Abu Dhabi, the horse he was riding, went into cardiac arrest and died while training.<p>TMZ Sports reported the news, noting Bobby Abu Dhabi was training for multiple scheduled races. TMZ shared video <b>(warning: graphic content)</b> …

Horse Racing

Zaman sets records as Pakistan thrash Zimbabwe to complete clean sweep

Bulawayo: Captain Sarfraz Ahmed hailed “a great team effort” as Pakistan completed a series whitewash over Zimbabwe with a 131-run win in the fifth …

Asia Cup

Gulf Giants Talking With S. African Airways, City Press Says

Two United Arab Emirates airlines have held talks with South African Airways about a partnership that it says is needed to revive its business, City …

South Africa

Jockey Espinoza hurt at Del Mar when horse collapses, dies | FOX Sports

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Jockey Victor Espinoza was injured when the horse he was riding at Del Mar racetrack collapsed during training and …

Horse Racing

Government helping Aussie detained in UAE

An Australian woman arrested in the United Arab Emirates for "writing bad words on social media" is being given consular assistance, DFAT says.<p>Jodi …

United Arab Emirates

Transurban stays in race for WestConnex toll road purchase

The final bids come just days after the competition regulator insisted on seven more weeks to assess the consequences of a Transurban-led consortium …

Toll Roads

Ethiopia intercepts about $ 10m in joint security operation

Ethiopia police have in the past week seized huge cash sums and arms in different parts of the country, state affiliated FANA Broadcasting Corporate …

Africa

Karunaratne has been brilliant in the last year or so - Mathews

Dimuth Karunaratne's outstanding run over the past 18 months is down largely to his experience. So said Angelo Mathews, of a batsman he has known …

Sri Lanka

Docking Your Yacht in Style

4 under-the-radar spots to park your boat<p>By Jennifer Tzeses<p>Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi<p>Situated along the coast of Abu Dhabi on Yas Island some 25 minutes …

United Arab Emirates

Bengaluru airport has the most satisfied customers, says global survey

Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport has scored the highest ratings in the Airports Council International’s first-ever Airport Service …

Airports

These 2 Indians Gave Up Corporate Jobs to Chase Sporting Dreams

It was the life that Ramit Tandon had always wanted after graduating from the Colombia University. A job with a billion dollar financial firm located …

Squash

Federal Bank gets RBI nod to enter Bahrain, Kuwait, Singapore

By PTI<p>MUMBAI: South-based private sector lender Federal Bank has received the regulatory nod to open offices in Bahrain, Kuwait and Singapore, but is …

India News

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies may partner on I-4 Orlando-to-Tampa tube train bid - Orlando Business Journal

By Janelle Irwin <br>– Reporter, Tampa Bay Business Journal<p>Jul 16, 2018, 9:00am EDT<p>A company licensing the technology that would create transportation at …

High-speed Rail

Judo competitions cancelled in UAE and Tunisia for failing to provide equal treatment for athletes

Tal Flicker at the Judo World Championship in Budapest, Aug. 28, 2017. (Rok Rakun/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)<p>(JTA) — The …

Jewish Culture

MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf stocks sluggish as investors await company earnings

* Al Rajhi Bank, Jabal Omar up in Saudi<p>* Dubai Investments drags on Dubai<p>* In Abu Dhabi, TAQA tumbles 6.6 pct<p>By Tom Arnold<p>DUBAI, July 22 (Reuters) - Gulf stock markets were sluggish on Sunday, with Saudi Arabia the biggest mover as investors took positions before more companies report financial …

United Arab Emirates

Xi arrives in Senegal for state visit

President Xi Jinping arrived in Dakar Saturday for the first state visit to Senegal by a Chinese head of state in nine years.<p>Xi and his wife, Peng …

China

CIA: China is waging a 'quiet kind of cold war' against US

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — China is waging a "quiet kind of cold war" against the United States, using all its resources to try to replace America as the leading power in the world, a top CIA expert on Asia said Friday.<p>Beijing doesn't want to go to war, he said, but the current communist government, under …

U.S. Politics

How landmark buildings became weapons in a new Gulf war

The wealthy dynasties who rule the Gulf states have their reasons for such huge investments<p>The building suggests both fortified power and a complex intelligence that may or may not be benevolent<p>The dilemma is that posed by China, or Azerbaijan or any number of repressive regimes: is it better to …

Art

United Arab Emirates shares mixed at close of trade; DFM General down 0.16%

© Reuters. United Arab Emirates shares mixed at close of trade; DFM General down 0.16%<p>Investing.com – United Arab Emirates equities were mixed at the …

Stock Markets

First state-owned Chinese financial firm sets up in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) has announced the establishment of the first Chinese state-owned financial services firm to provide investment and …

Financial Services

UAE gets ready to implement visa reforms

Abu Dhabi: The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (FAIC) said on Saturday that its board has approved a plan for implementing all …

Visas

Fury at United Utilities as it pays £180m dividend to investors

The water giant set to impose a hosepipe ban on seven million customers is poised to lavish shareholders with a dividend payment of more than £180 …

Personal Finance (UK)

Love triumphed in the rescue of the Thai soccer team, Why North Korea should denuclearize, It is time to rein in the world’s ‘big four’ accounting...

The Guardian / London<p>Love triumphed in the rescue of the Thai soccer team<p>“Sometimes all other news seems irrelevant,” writes Suzanne Moore. “The Thai …

North Korea

China, UAE expect closer economic cooperation under B&R Initiative

An economic forum on the business opportunities between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and China was held Friday evening in the UAE's capital Abu …

China

MAX QUALIFIES FOURTH DANIEL STARTS AT BACK

Max secured his fourth P4 grid position of 2018 in qualifying for the German Grand Prix while Daniel, hit with power unit related penalties this …

Auto Racing

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North Island

Xi's visit to UAE highlights China's rising interest in Middle East

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - China and the United Arab Emirates signed a raft of financial, business and trade agreements on Friday during a visit by President Xi Jinping to the UAE, underscoring energy-hungry Beijing's rapidly growing interest in the Middle East.<p>Xi made the first visit by a Chinese …

News (China)

China is investing in its own hyperloop to clear its crowded highways

<b>GRIDLOCK.</b> China’s largest cities are choking in traffic. Millions of cars on the road means stifling levels of air pollution and astronomical commute …

Transportation

7-year-old chess champ can’t compete in Tunisia tourney because she’s Israeli

Schoolgirl Liel Levitan from Haifa is unable to accept an invitation to play in the World Chess Championship because host nation Tunisia will not …

United Arab Emirates

L.A. hyperloop company lands first deal in China

Los Angeles-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced this week that it would work with China to bring the high-tech experimental transportation service to that country.<p>Hyperloop technology is still a concept that’s under development, with no operational hyperloop systems in place …

High-speed Rail