Date archive forAugust 12th, 2013
nadal
By Staff writer On Monday, August 12th, 2013
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Nadal crushes Raonic to win Rogers Cup

Rafa Nadal thumped Canada’s Milos Raonic 6-2 6-2 in the final of the men’s Rogers Cup on Sunday to capture his eighth ATP title this season and boost his confidence ahead of the U.S. Open, starting later More...

apple new iphone
By Staff writer On Monday, August 12th, 2013
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Apple to unveil next iPhone Sept 10: report

Apple Inc, the world’s largest technology company, is expected to present its redesigned iPhone in September, according to technology blog AllThingsD. The blog cited unnamed sources as saying that Apple will More...

oprah lat
By Staff writer On Monday, August 12th, 2013
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Swiss luxury shop denies racism towards Oprah

The owner of a luxury goods shop in Zurich has denied that racism was involved when Oprah Winfrey was discouraged from buying a 35,000 Swiss franc ($38,100) handbag. The U.S. talk show host, recently named the world’s More...

blackberry boss
By Staff writer On Monday, August 12th, 2013
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BlackBerry may put itself up for sale

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry is looking at options that could include joint ventures, partnerships or a sale of the company as it struggles to survive against stiff competition BlackBerry, which pioneered More...

rak airways
By Staff writer On Monday, August 12th, 2013
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UAE’s RAK Airways flies to Amman

As part of its expansion plan, the UAE’s RAK Airways has launched its maiden flight to the Jordanian capital, Amman. The launch flight to Amman was inaugurated with flowers by Sheikh Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, More...

khalifa un
By Staff writer On Monday, August 12th, 2013
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Khalifa University Students present research papers to American Nuclear Society

Khalifa University announced today that two of its Master’s degree students in Nuclear Engineering presented their initial research findings at the 2013 American Nuclear Society Student Conference held at More...

oil
By Staff writer On Monday, August 12th, 2013
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World Energy Congress 2013: Setting the Oil ‘&’ Gas Sector in Content

The future of the shale gas revolution and concerns over oil price discovery are among the cornerstone issues to be debated by senior oil and gas industry executives at the World Energy Council in Daegu, Korea, More...

GCC markets
By Staff writer On Monday, August 12th, 2013
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GCC looks East as West loses ground to emerging Asia

The economic center of the world is quickly shifting Eastwards. Emerging Asia has been the source of most economic global growth in the last decade and this is leading to structural changes that are also impacting More...

china
By Staff writer On Monday, August 12th, 2013
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Asian Shares rise to two-week high

Most Asian shares rose on Monday and Chinese stocks surged to a one-month high as investors took heart from last week’s upbeat data from the world’s second-biggest economy, but Japan’s Nikkei fell More...

workers
By Staff writer On Monday, August 12th, 2013
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Wages in Britain fell 5.5 percent since mid-2010

Workers in Britain had the fourth-worst decline in wages in the European Union during the economic downturn, UPI cited figures from the House of Commons library as indicating. Wages in Britain fell 5.5 percent since More...

norway pm
By Staff writer On Monday, August 12th, 2013
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Jens Stoltenberg, Norway PM, Plays Taxi Driver In Election Bid

Norway’s prime minister worked secretly as a taxi driver in central Oslo for a day in June, leaving his passengers wondering whether their elected leader had quit the day job. Wearing a taxi driver’s More...